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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. Why does the Abbess refuse to sign the document that condemns the revolution?
2. Where is the Service's chessboard located?
3. Which of the following characters is identified as the Black Queen?
4. How long does it take the characters to travel to America once they actually start?
5. How long has the Bishop been in America at the beginning of this section?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Mireille tell David is the only thing that can both destroy the power of the revolution and rebuild France?
2. What does Minnie reveal to Catherine and Lily about where the service is hidden and what does she provide them to help them collect them?
3. Where does Catherine swim ashore and how does she get past the patrolling soldier?
4. What does Catherine recall about the time when the lunar and solar calendars cycle back to return to their starting points?
5. What happens when Catherine and Lily make it inside the restaurant and what are they challenged to?
6. What prophecy does Charlot offer to Napoleon?
7. What connection does Lily explain to Catherine about the ax and chess?
8. Why does the Bishop protest Mireille's suggestion that he must marry the White Queen to help end the game?
9. What happens to change Mireille's plans to kill Marat and how do they change?
10. What information does Kamel share with Catherine about El-Marad, the man she is looking for?
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
One of the key themes of this novel is the theme of eternally present interrelationships. How is this theme developed? What are some of the examples of universal interrelationships explored? What are some of the guises the author uses to manifest these relationships?
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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