The Best of Roald Dahl Test | Final Test - Hard

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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 Claud plan to hunt on his poaching trip?

2. What kind of business was the Sinai Desert?

3. How did Albert say he was able to help conceive a child?

4. In "Pig," what do Lexington's parents do after bringing him home from the hospital?

5. What mistake does the landlady keep making while talking to Billy?

Short Essay Questions

1. What happens when Lexington visits a packing house?

2. How does Mrs. Bixby try to trick her husband into getting her the mink coat?

3. What does Vic's wife tell him the morning after the switch?

4. How does the hitchhiker save the narrator from getting a ticket?

5. What happens when Oswald is at the service station in Cairo?

6. How did Mrs. Bixby hide her affair for so long?

7. Why has Klara Hitler moved to a new town in "Genesis and Catstrophe?"

8. What happens when Bert looks inside the hayrick?

9. What happens when Lexington eats meat for the first time in "Pig?"

10. What is royal jelly?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

What was so symbolic in "Genesis and Catastrophe," and what personal beliefs of the author were being presented in that short story?

Essay Topic 2

Protection is a strong theme in these stories. Where does this theme appear, and which characters are most affected by the presence of this theme?

Essay Topic 3

What happened to Lexington, and who do you think was to blame for this tragedy? Please cite evidence from the text to support your opinion.

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