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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. How does Taran know the first king he visits on his quest?

2. Who is Taran in love with?

3. Where does this book take place?

4. What does Taran try to do when he is saved from Morda's attack?

5. Where does Taran end up after he leaves the enchantresses?

Short Essay Questions

1. Where do Taran and Gurgi get help when they find trouble in the Valley Cantrevs?

2. Why does Taran want to find out the truth of his parentage so badly?

3. What does Fflewdar Fflam tell Taran to do with the item Gurgi found in the hollow tree, and why?

4. What does Morda's necklace give him power to do?

5. What does Taran notice about the men riding his horse when he finds where his stolen horse is?

6. What does the polished bone turn out to be?

7. What is the substance of the dispute between Gast and Goryon just as Taran is leaving King Smoit's castle?

8. How does Taran escape from the ropes around his hands when is in in Morda's compound?

9. What does Gurgi find in a hollow tree after meeting with Kaw?

10. Where does Morda get the necklace that he has?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

What are some of the key examples of gratitude in this book, and how do these instances affect that characters involved in those scenes?

Essay Topic 2

Sacrifice is a theme that is very prevalent in this book. Who are the characters most affected by this theme, and how do they allow sacrifice to change their lives?

Essay Topic 3

Which character do you relate with the most in this book? Why is this? How does this character change throughout the book?

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