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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Rincewind continue to find?
(a) Tasty food.
(b) Beaten paths.
(c) Watering holes.
(d) Caves to sleep in.

2. Outside the pub, who wakes Rincewind?
(a) Stibbons.
(b) Scrappy.
(c) Crocodile Dongo.
(d) Mad.

3. What does Ponder Stibbons suggest?
(a) That they rewrite the history.
(b) That they retrieve Rincewind.
(c) That they hire a new Librarian.
(d) That they employ a magician.

4. What does his Ooks try to make him understand?
(a) That he is imagining things.
(b) That they are all the same.
(c) That there is only one of every species.
(d) That his taste is off.

5. How was Rincewind sent there?
(a) By train.
(b) By boat.
(c) By turtle.
(d) By magic.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who owns the pub?

2. Who are the patrons in this bar?

3. What happens to Scrappy as Rincewind naps?

4. What does the Librarian wonder?

5. What is ailing the Librarian?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is Rincewind surprised to see depicted, and what does Scrappy tell him?

2. What does the story of the Last Continent deal with?

3. How will Rincewind know that he has succeeded in saving the continent, and what claims does Rincewind make?

4. What is wrong with the Librarian that is causing Rincewind to be sought by the Unseen University?

5. What do the wizards find when they go looking for the Egregious Professor, and what is the outcome of this discovery?

6. How do the wizards become stranded on Mono Island?

7. What is the grandfather paradox and why don't the elders accept the basic principle?

8. What assertion is made about all tribal myths, including the one about the old man who carries the universe around in a leather bag, and what is that assertion dependent upon?

9. Why are the magicians and the teachers of magic so determined to retrieve Rincewind the Wizzard from Fourecks?

10. What appears out of the burning marsh and why?

(see the answer keys)

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