The Eight Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Katherine Neville
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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 is jokingly called the eighth wonder of the world in this chapter?

2. Where does the Bishop invite Miereille and Valentine?

3. Which character is to be executed in this section?

4. What did Catherine do instead of sleeping when she returned to her hotel after Sharrif took her there?

5. How does Germaine convince Camille that she must be spared the trials and executions?

Short Essay Questions

1. What type of wager did Charlemagne supposedly propose to Garin and what did the Arab soldiers explain would be the result of this type of wager?

2. What story does Catherine tell the Abbess to convince the Abbess that it is important that she receive the entire Service?

3. What coincidence does Catherine's friend Lily point out about how Catherine has spent her time before she leaves for Algeria?

4. What does David believe is the only thing that will be able to save France and from what does he believe France needs to be saved?

5. To whom does Lily introduce Catherine and what happens during their meeting?

6. What encounter does Philidor relate to David and what happened during the encounter?

7. What does the Abbess show to Catherine the Great? What does Catherine want with it? How does Catherine react?

8. What news do Marie-Charlotte and Alexandrine bring to the Abbess and the other nuns?

9. Why is Llewellyn excited to hear about Catherine's relocation and what does he ask of her?

10. What story does the Bishop tell Mireille and Valentine after the opera when they spend the night at his home?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

What techniques does the author use to develop the intrigue and mystery throughout the novel? Do you believe the author does so successfully? In what way is it successful or unsuccessful?

Essay Topic 2

At the beginning of the novel. the character of Catherine asks the rhetorical question as to what might happen if America should lose control of the world's oil supply. Toward the middle of the novel this rhetorical question is given real meaning. Why do you think the author included this line of thinking? Is it part of the puzzle? If so, in what way?

Essay Topic 3

One of the themes within this novel is one of revenge. How is this theme first developed? By which character? Do you believe this is an appropriate theme to include in this novel? Why or why not?

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