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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What did the princess use in order to obtain certain secrets, according to the narrator in Part 4?
(a) "Her father's authority and suggestion."
(b) "Gold, and the power of a woman's will."
(c) "Threats of exile and execution."
(d) "Magic from a wizard."
2. What word from the story means to go before something else?
3. What word from the narrative refers to an established law or custom?
4. What is revealed about the princess's nature in Part 4 of the narrative as she sits in the arena?
(a) She is innocent.
(b) She is jealous.
(c) She is murderous.
(d) She is guilty.
5. How does the narrator describe the king's feelings about his daughter in Part 4?
(a) "She was the bane of his existence."
(b) "She was his greatest worry."
(c) "She was an annoyance to him."
(d) "She was the apple of his eye."
6. The narrator says what of "the judgments of the king's arena" in Part 3?
(a) "There was no escape."
(b) "There was always the ability to appeal."
(c) "There was logic to."
(d) "There was glory in."
7. What do the dancing maidens enter the arena with if the criminal is proven innocent?
(b) Babies and sheep.
(d) Golden horns.
8. What word from the narrative refers to singers in a choir?
9. What word from the narrative means ordinary or undistinguished?
10. What determines a criminal's innocence or guilt in the arena?
(a) The judge.
(b) The jury.
(d) His deductive abilities.
11. How are the bells described if the criminal is found innocent in the arena?
(a) "Gay brass bells."
(b) "Heavy metal bells."
(c) "Grey, sullen bells."
(d) "Mournful bells."
12. How is the courtier's appearance described when he appears in the arena in Part 4?
(a) "Impertinent and sallow."
(b) "Basic and cruel."
(c) "Tall, beautiful, fair."
(d) "Short, muscular, solid."
13. Which door does the princess signal the courtier to in the arena?
(a) The right door.
(b) The middle door.
(c) The left door.
(d) The upper door.
14. What word from the story refers to a requital according to merits or deserts?
15. Of the citizenry, the narrator says in Part 3, "they never knew whether they were to witness a bloody slaughter or" what?
(a) "A joyful departure."
(b) "A hilarious wedding."
(c) "A crowning of greatness."
(d) "A solemn affair."
Short Answer Questions
1. What word from the story refers to doubt or unpredictability?
2. What word from the narrative means intense devotion or enthusiasm?
3. Of the king's viewpoint in Part 4, the narrator says, "No matter how the affair turned out, the youth would be" what?
4. How does the narrator describe the fairness of the arena in Part 3?
5. How does the princess feel about the lady of the court that awaits the courtier behind one door in the arena?
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