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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 frightens Ranofer as he is looking where Gebu disappeared?
2. What is the Ancient's response to Ranofer's question?
3. What does Heqet tell Ranofer he overheard Gebu and Wenamon saying?
4. What do Ranofer and his friends decide to do about Gebu?
5. What does Ranofer say about the location of the goblet?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Ranofer know because of following Gebu and how does he end up in the tunnel?
2. How much information are the friends gathering and why didn't Ranofer follow Gebu one night in Chapter 10?
3. What does the midget and then the queen make Ranofer do?
4. What does Ranofer see when he follows Gebu into the valley and what might that tell the reader?
5. What do the three friends decide to do at the tombs after Ranofer meets with them?
6. Where do Ranofer and Heqet follow Gebu and Wenamon and what do they decide?
7. What holiday is approaching and what do the three friends decide to do about it?
8. What has Ranofer become interested in the shop, what does he ask Gebu and what is Gebu's response?
9. What does Ranofer decide to do because of the goblet and what is Heqet's response?
10. What does Ranofer think about the whole day after his actions looking for food the night before and what does he finally decide to do?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The story has come to a good ending, fulfilling the moral that being honest is the only way to get everything that a person might want.
1. How did you feel about the book ending without finding out what happened to Gebu?
2. Do you think the above moral is true? Do all honest people get everything a person might want? Why or why not?
3. If one said that hard work is the only way to get everything a person might want how would that statement conflict with the above statement?
Essay Topic 2
When Ranofer finds a golden goblet with the name of a king buried more than a hundred years ago, this only seem to prove that something is not right about this situation and that Gebu might in fact be robbing tombs.
1. Discuss in detail what you think about a society given the fact that a golden goblet is buried in a tomb yet a boy like Ranofer is starving? What can be inferred about the society from the above fact?
2. Explain, with examples from the book and your life, why the goblet indicates to Ranofer there is something wrong going on with his brother.
3. Name three items you would like to have buried with you and explain why you chose those items. How do they compare with the type of items that were buried in ancient Egyptian tombs?
Essay Topic 3
Gebu forces Ranofer to quit Rekh's shop and go to work in his stone-cutter shop as an apprentice. Ranofer reports to the stone-cutter shop where he begins by putting cutting sand in holes another worker is drilling. The work is boring and uses muscles that Ranofer has never had to use before. By the end of the day, Ranofer is very tired, but too sore to sleep.
1. Why do you think Gebu decided to make Ranofer work in his shop? Use examples from the book to support your answer.
2. Why do you think the job seems boring to Ranofer? Would that job be boring to anyone? What could Ranofer do, in your opinion, to make the job less boring?
3. Discuss why Ranofer, even being young and in shape might be sore from doing a different type of job. Include in your discussion whether you believe Ranofer's state of mind could aggravate the way that his body feels.
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