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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 comes for the wotcher, the night after the burning?

2. What does Eusa claim in the Goodparley/Eusa show?

3. What story does Lorna tell the same day that Riddley's father died?

4. What did the leader of the group that was following the narrator look like?

5. When Lorna finishes her story, who does Riddley say he always thought was responsible for the 1 Big 1?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why does Riddley get a scar?

2. During the wotcher, Goodparley tells Riddley that there's a time for everything and that the time for moving crowds is past. What is Goodparley referring to?

3. What was the second thing that happened after Brooder died?

4. What does Lorna talk about in her tel at Brooder's cremation?

5. How did people treat Riddley after his father's cremation?

6. What is the song that is sung at Brooder's cremation and what does it mean?

7. What happened three days after Riddley's naming day?

8. Before Riddley does his first reveal, he tells about a Eusa show when he was 7 or 8. Describe the story in that Eusa show.

9. Why are the children playing Black Pack at the beginning of Chapter 3?

10. Describe Riddley's first connexion.

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

In Chapter 10, Riddley says that "1ce the kids start singing at you thas a cern kinyd of track youre on nor there aint to much you can do about it." Compare what Nimbel Potter sings about Riddley at the beginning of Chapter 10 and what the kid sings about Riddley when Riddley leaves Weaping Form. Does Riddley want to be on the track referred to in Chapter 10? Does he want to be on the track referred to in the last chapter? How are the two songs alike? How are they different? Did the song in Chapter 10 hint at what was to come for Riddley? Does the song in the last chapter hint at what is to come?

Essay Topic 2

Describe the Eusa folk and their role in the story. Who are the Eusa folk? How many of them are there? Why have them been preserved? What do they look like? Where do they live while the new Ardship is growing up? What do they do every twelve years? Why are they, and especially the Ardship, questioned? What knowledge does the Mincery hope they have? What knowledge do they have?

Essay Topic 3

Explore how the knowledge of how to produce gunpowder was preserved by the coal burners and the dyers. Why does it take everyone so long to realize that the coal burners and dyers have the knowledge? How does finding the yeller stones bring all the knowledge together? Now that the the knowledge is out in the open, will more and more people learn how to make gunpowder?

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