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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. While visiting him in his hideaway, what disclosure does Leigh-Cheri make to Bernard about how he makes her feel?



2. What is the only serious question mentioned in Chapter Two?



3. What happens to the writer's finger last week?



4. Who is the juggler mentioned by the writer?



5. Who does Leigh-Cheri miss when she stays with Bernard in Chapter Thirty-Nine?



Short Essay Questions

1. What goes wrong with the conference in Chapter Thirty-Six?



2. What question does the People magazine journalist, Reed Jarvis, ask Leigh-Cheri that ends up bringing tears to her eyes as she responds?



3. Why does Leigh-Cheri visit the pyramid the night before her wedding to A'ben Fizel?



4. In what way does the writer begin Chapter Eighteen?



5. What mishaps do not endear Bernard to Queen Tilli?



6. How do the authorities finally find Bernard to arrest him?



7. How did Gulietta become queen of the Furstenberg-Barcalonas' homeland?



8. Why does Montana Judy, Bernard's outlaw girlfriend, turn him in to the police? What happens to him because he was turned in?



9. What are the concerns King Max and Queen Tilli discuss about their daughter while she is away at the conference?



10. What kind of ending did this novel have?



Essay Topics

How did Leigh-Cheri sell A'ben Fizel on the idea of building a pyramid? Wasn't it a far-fetched idea? Why did he agree, knowing the project would take a long time and a lot of money to complete? Was it a loving gesture or a business deal? What kind of relationship did they have? Were they in love or business partners with fringe benefits?

What is the importance of the Geo-Therapy Care Fest to Leigh-Cheri? What interests her most about it?

What happened when word got out about Leigh-Cheri's symbolic act of her self-imposed imprisonment in her attic? Was this an act of protest over his being arrested or unity in support of the man she loves? What was the action supposed to prove? What was Bernard's reaction to it? Why? Shouldn't he have been honored that she loved him so much to do what she did, instead returning to life as normal?

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