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. What does the Queen Mother drop into the arena?

2. What is the result of the duel?

3. Who is Vervassal?

4. Lymond visits _________________ to discuss his keeping an eye on the man in #146 and coaxing a confession out of him.

5. Margaret watches _______________ leave for Ireland.

Short Essay Questions

1. What is Robin's sentence for his part in the plot to murder Queen Mary? Why will the sentence not be carried out?

2. 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?

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

4. Whose name does Oonagh give O'LiamRoe as the other henchman involved in the murder plot?

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

6. What happens at court when it is believed that Lymond is dead?

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

8. What role does satire play in the story, and especially in Lymond's life?

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

10. What role does Richard know he would be assuming when Lymond left for Ireland?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

The author uses more than one iteration on the theme of betrayal. Identify at least two instances about betrayal in the book and then cite examples to support your answers.

Essay Topic 2

Describe Jenny Fleming. What is her role in the story? What was the author trying to accomplish by developing Jenny's character in the novel?

Essay Topic 3

The author uses more than one iteration on the theme of pride. Identify at least two instances about pride in the book and then cite examples to support your answer.

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