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 lady says they should tell the gentle giants there that she has sent them for what Feast?
2. The irritability causes Jill to do what?
3. When they reach a giant's bridge across a deep precipice, Puddleglum is reluctant to use it because he is afraid it might be ________.
4. Jill and Eustace have landed in a field close to a harbor beside a large what?
5. Jill is upset because it is clearly whom that Eustace was supposed to talk to and now he has missed his opportunity?
Short Essay Questions
1. Explain how faith plays a role in chapter 11.
2. How is the process of breaking the queen's enchantment attempt symbolic?
3. What do you think is the symbolism behind Puddleglum's name?
4. As the creatures take the travelers to the queen, they begin their march through a tiny crack that Jill is afraid to enter. How has Jill's attitude changed, since the start of the book?
5. Describe how the mood of the novel changes, as chapter six goes on.
6. In chapter 5, the children are taken on a long flight with the owls and are put inside a hut where they instantly fall to sleep. Do you think that it was right for the children to trust the owls and, if so, do you think the owls betrayed that trust by leaving the children alone in the strange hut?
7. How does the discussion with the knight cause the children to lose faith in Aslan a bit and do you agree with their loss of faith?
8. Why are Puddleglum and Eustace upset about eating venison, in chapter 9, and why is Jill not upset? Whose reaction do you agree with and why?
9. Why did the children feel they had to sneak away from the giants?
10. How did Rilian's indecision affect the outcome of chapter 14.
Answer the following questions using one of these characters:
What character in the story do you feel changed most, as the story went on? Use at least three examples from the story to explain that character's growth, as the story progressed.
What character do you feel changed the least throughout the book and why do you feel that way? Be sure to use at least three examples from the story to back up your answer.
Answer the following questions about the character of Aslan:
What does Aslan represent in the story?
What are Aslan's motivations in the story?
What major things in the story would be different, if Aslan were not present?
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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