The Elfstones of Shannara Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Terry Brooks
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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 two had the Demon brought with him?

2. How did the tree acknowledge Amberle's presence?

3. What did the Ellcrys give Allanon?

4. Who old was Eretria when she was bought?

5. What sound was made from around the group of Rovers?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why was Flick distressed at the distance separating him from Wil?

2. What should the faerie creatures have noticed regarding the humans?

3. What promise did Wil solicit from the young elven boy?

4. What conclusion did Amberle and Wil both share following the demon trap at Drey Wood?

5. What was one of the few things that Amberle spoke about without hesitation?

6. What had happened to the Reaper?

7. Why wouldn't Cephelo trade the horse back to Wil for his services rendered?

8. What was the biggest problem following the death of the Chosen?

9. What situations were wrong when Ander went to see the Chosen in the morning?

10. Why was the death of the Ellcrys so worrisome?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Discuss the Reapers mistake when it killed the band of Rovers. Do you think it was an honest mistake or killing for the joy of killing? How was the death of the Rovers what gave Wil and Amberle time to make it into the Hollows? What might have happened otherwise? Support your answer from the text.

Essay Topic 2

Briefly, this book discusses financial transactions over human lives in the sale of Eretria. How does this make you feel? Why is that? Do you think Eretria would have had a better life with her father than with the Rovers? Why or why not?

Essay Topic 3

Discuss Wil's inconsistent ability to control the Elfstones. Why was this a reflection upon himself? How was Allanon correct in that it really depended in the strength of the person wielding the stones as to the outcome of their power?

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