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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. As the battle starts at Drumossie Moor, what happens to the Highlanders?
2. What does Brigham learn about the Jacobites in London?
3. Who does Bringham warn to leave London soon?
4. What does Brigham think about as his men moving back toward Inverness?
5. Why does Serena try to ride away when she sees Brigham riding in her direction?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Brigham say when she tells him there is nothing she denies him? Explain why he feels that way?
2. What does Brigham think is wrong with the battleground at Drumossie Moor?
3. How many men are there when the standard is raised at Glenfinnan? Is that a sufficient number to go to war? If not, why do they proceed?
4. What bothers Brigham about the English officer named Standish? Why does he join the game where Standish is playing a game of dice? What does Brigham do, and why?
5. In Chapter Nine, why does Brigham follow Serena to her favorite place near the water? What does Serena ask him to do? What does he do?
6. When Serena and the rest of the family arrive in Edinburgh, what does Brigham do? What happens as a result of it?
7. What does Brigham learn from the earl of Whitesmouth?
8. What happens when five dragoons find Serena and the rest hiding in the cave?
9. What does Serena admit to her mother she is upset about marrying Brigham? What does Fiona tell Serena after realizing her daughter is so distressed over whether she marries Brigham or not?
10. Why is Serena so upset when Brigham finds her near the water?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
There are several examples of loyalty in the story. Give examples of these and explain how they impact on the plot of the novel.
Essay Topic 2
Give examples of how Commander O'Sullivan and Commander Murray differ in their war tactics and what results in the situations where they disagreed.
Essay Topic 3
Explain the custom of having a ball when young women reach a certain age. Are there any unusual circumstances that need to be overcome in having the ball at the MacGregor home? Why is the ball a perfect guise to cover the meeting to make more plans for war?
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