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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why does the tailor plan to leave the village for a year in Chapter 28?
(a) To explore the world before having to raise a child.
(b) To meet with an old friend in another country.
(c) So that Elke will not guess his plans.
(d) To avoid Saskia.
2. What does the king do to Saskia in Chapter 16?
(a) Tortures her father in front of her.
(b) Locks her in a small room.
(c) Exiles her.
(d) Marries her.
3. What does Saskia try to convince herself of in Chapter 29?
(a) That her body will return to how it looked pre-pregnancy.
(b) That the king will protect her offspring.
(c) That the tailor will not come to take her offspring.
(d) That she is worthy of ther king's love.
4. What had the tailor given to Saskia's mother on the day that Saskia was born?
(a) A ring.
(b) A sketch of her face.
(c) A love letter.
(d) A lock of his hair.
5. What does the entire village want Saskia to do for them in Chapter 22?
(a) Introduce them to the king.
(b) Sing in the semi-annual play.
(c) Tell them about the king.
(d) Spin straw into gold.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Saskia think by the end of Chapter 16?
2. What makes a hole in the floor in Chapter 33?
3. Why does the tailor react to Saskia in such a manner in Chapter 30?
4. What does Saskia tell the miller about in Chapter 31?
5. Who is not impressed when he inspects Saskia's yarns in Chapter 15?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does the tailor do to Saskia in Chapter 33?
2. What does the tailor do when Elke tells him about Saskia's situation in Chapter 17?
3. What does Elke confess to the tailor in Chapter 24?
4. Why does the miller lie about what Saskia can do with the yarn in Chapter 15?
5. What does Elke tell Saskia about the tailor in Chapter 31?
6. How does the novel "Spinners" end?
7. What has brought Saskia and Dagmar closer together in Chapter 14?
8. What makes Saskia frightened in Chapter 24?
9. What happens when Saskia needs the tailors help in Chapter 19?
10. Why does Saskia run away from home in Chapter 22?
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