Queens' Play Test | Final Test - Hard

Dorothy Dunnett
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. The King decides that Lymond must duel with whom?

2. Robin is sentenced to death and vows revenge on whom?

3. What does Lymond do to set the Hotel Moutier on fire?

4. The English Ambassage Extraordinary demands that the Queen of Scots marry the ________________.

5. Who is the owner of the ship that had intentionally run into the La Sauvee?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is the result of Robin's attacking Lymond while the court members are enjoying an evening out of doors?

2. How does O'LiamRoe unwittingly stumble upon information related to the plot to kill Queen Mary?

3. Who is the man the author refers to in the riddle about fasting? Why should this man have maintained his plan to starve himself to death?

4. What deal does the French Ambassador offer to Brice and why is Brice reluctant to take it?

5. What does Lymond learn about who is conspiring against him and Queen Mary and why it is necessary for Lymond to die?

6. Who is Antonius Beck? What does Lymond ask Michel Herisson to do regarding Beck?

7. Why is it important for O'LiamRoe to go to Oonagh to attain her compliance with talking about the murder plot?

8. How is the statement regarding a dog not being fed or being fed by a trespasser relevant for this chapter?

9. Where does Lymond end up after being captured by Oonagh and rescued from the hotel fire?

10. What did Lymond spend much of his time doing in this chapter regarding the Stewarts?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Create a brief character study of Mary de Guise. What did she look like? What were her positive personality traits? What were some of her negative characteristics? What were her hopes and fears? What motivated her throughout her life?

Essay Topic 2

Describe the overall settings for the story. Why does the author use the settings she does? What is the time period of the story? How important is the time period to the attitudes and issues of the characters?

Essay Topic 3

QUEENS' PLAY is a classic example of historical fiction. What does that classification entail? Why does this book fit into this category?

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