Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. The stranger tells the children he is a Marsh _________.
2. The owls believe that the children should search for what?
3. Who speaks to the king and queen at Eustace's suggestion?
4. The next morning after breakfast, the nurse brings all of the companions together in whose room?
5. After another good cry, when the lion leaves, Jill wonders around where, exploring her surroundings?
Short Essay Questions
1. How did Jill's attitude on the cliff backfire on her? What is that incident meant to show?
2. What is the symbolism behind the falling buildings?
3. Explain how and why the lights of the House of Harfang distract the children.
4. What does the lion seem to represent to Jill, at the start of chapter two, and why?
5. Why do the owls have to secretly meet to try to save the prince?
6. Why do you think Eustace is afraid that the owls are against Caspian?
7. Jill is upset that she didn't notice the signs the day before. Do you think Jill is justified in being mad at herself for missing the signs?
8. Describe Puddleglum's reaction to meeting the lady and the knight and what it means to the children.
9. Explain the scene when a light is lit, at the start of chapter ten, after the children hear the mysterious voice.
10. How does the queen attempt to brainwash the group, upon her return?
Choose the character from the following list that you feel is least necessary and explain why. Also, explain how the book would be different if that character was not present. Use at least two examples from the book to back yourself up.
Near the end of the book, Aslan goes to the real world to help Jill with her bully problem.
Do you think it was necessary for Aslan to help Jill at the end of the book or do you think Jill had evolved enough to help herself? Use examples from the book to back yourself up.
If you were Jill, do you feel that you would have preferred to confront the bullies without Aslan? Why or why not? Would you have preferred to have help from someone other than Aslan? Why or why not?
Many people view the Chronicles of Narnia series, which The Silver Chair is a part of, as an interpretation of certain aspects of Christianity. Describe,in detail, three parts of the book that mirror stories from the Christian religion. For example, how does Caspian's rebirth at the end of the novel mirror the religion? Also, what part of Christianity might Aslan represent and why?
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