Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who are The Nixons?

2. Who broke out of jail?

3. Why did Gotham citizens begin to riot?

4. After the explosions go off at the Tunnel of Love, what does Batman tell Robin to do?

5. What weather changes did the electromagnetic pulse cause?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

On one page, the story says that a man dressed as Batman entered a restaurant with a gun. The man was shot and killed. On the same day, a man heard a cry for help and thwarted a purse snatching using only a rolling pin. Which story made the newscast and why didn't the other one?

Essay Topic 2

Why did Bruce think it was necessary for him to die in order for Batman to live?

Essay Topic 3

The theme of heroism and what it means to be a hero is another theme that is prevalent throughout "The Dark Knight Returns." Choose one (Batman, Superman, The Joker, Two Face, the Mutants and discuss how that/those character(s) define and/or react to heroism. Find descriptions from the text to support your answer and provide evidence for your opinion.

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