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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. Who glories in using his magic to destroy trolleys, but is unsuccessful?
2. What do the predators attacking the city begin to absorb from it?
3. Who turns into a bat?
4. Who acts carelessly during a fight at the university and sends off a fireball?
5. What does Miss Flitworth realize has changed about her looks after Death reveals she has died?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens after Arthur removes a black disc from the ceiling of the pyramid?
2. How is Death and Miss Flitworth's dancing at the harvest dance described?
3. What does Bill Door tell Miss Flitworth about the nature of borrowed time?
4. How are city eggs first described?
5. How is Death's meeting with the Auditors atop a mountain described?
6. How do the wizards react when the trolleys begin increasing in number?
7. How does Archchancellor Ridcully defeat a living compost heap in the book?
8. How is the inside of the pyramid described when Windle Poons and the others first enter it?
9. What does Miss Flitworth do when Death reveals she is dead?
10. How does Death retrieve the Fear of Offer diamond?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the author's portrayal of money in the book. What might the author be saying about the nature of money based on Miss Flitworth's vast and wasted fortune seen at the end of the book?
Essay Topic 2
Death's incredible work ethic is shown throughout the book when he is both the persona of Death and Bill Door. Part 1.) How does Death's work ethic as Death compare to his work on Miss Flitworth's farm as a human? Part 2.) Why does Death feel a good work ethic is important? Part 3.) What is telling about the nature of Death based on his hard work ethic that is portrayed in the book?
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast the author's portrayal of man versus machine in the book. What does man possess that allows him to overcome machines despite often being overcome by them?
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