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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. What does Kaw bring Taran as he is being led by the sick and enchanted frog?
2. Who does Taran live with at the beginning of this book?
3. What does the robber turn Gurgi into after speaking with Taran in the evil compound?
4. After leaving the king's palace, where does Taran make his next stop?
5. What is the finest treasure that the owner of the house where Fflewdar Fflam is found has?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Taran escape from the ropes around his hands when is in in Morda's compound?
2. What does Taran do with the stone from Morda's necklace, and why is this surprising?
3. Why does Dallben not want Taran to go on a quest to find his parentage?
4. Where is the first place that Taran goes when he leaves on his mission and why?
5. What is stolen from the Fair Folk, and why is this so important?
6. What does the king ask of Taran after the dispute is settled, and what was Taran's response?
7. Where do Taran and Gurgi get help when they find trouble in the Valley Cantrevs?
8. Why does Taran want to find out the truth of his parentage so badly?
9. What does Taran agree to do after hearing Doli's story?
10. Why is Doli sitting in the bushes the way he is when Llylan found him?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Honor is something that many of the main characters are striving for in this book. Who is most affected by this pursuit, and how does it change the course of the plot?
Essay Topic 2
Taran endures many different trials before the end of the book. What are some of these trials and what lessons does he learn through these experiences?
Essay Topic 3
What are some of the key examples of gratitude in this book, and how do these instances affect that characters involved in those scenes?
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