The Last Continent: A Discworld Novel Test | Final Test - Hard

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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. How does Neilette know Rincewind is a wizard?

2. Where does Neilette lead Rincewind?

3. What does the boat do when the wizards are preparing to depart?

4. To be safe, what do the wizards believe they should do?

5. What is the last thing Stibbons remembers when he wakes up?

Short Essay Questions

1. What conclusion does Rincewind come to after the earthquake forces him and Neilette to use Luggage and Trunkie as refuge?

2. What was the effect of temporal displacement on Mrs. Whitlow, and how did those who saw her first respond?

3. Where does Rincewind hide next, and what basic concept is he at first unable to comprehend?

4. What do the wizards experience and what is the result?

5. What tales does Crocodile Dongo regale Rincewind with?

6. What happens when the warden and the watchmen arrive at the Opera House?

7. What does Stibbons consequently learn that makes him change his mind about staying with the God on Mono Island to create new life forms?

8. What incident causes Rincewind to be incarcerated?

9. What problems is the God of Evolution experiencing and what offer does Stibbons make?

10. Where does Rincewind go when he is fleeing the watchmen?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Define some of the allusions made to food, music and movies made in the novel. How do these allusions relate to our world? How do these things play a role in the plot? Do they appear dropped in or as an essential part of the story? Explain your answer.

Essay Topic 2

Many times, Rincewind is in a bind and other characters come along to help him out. How many times was he assisted through the more difficult trials in the book by another individual? What role did this individual play in the plot? Explain your answer utilizing quotes from the book.

Essay Topic 3

What colloquial references are made to the people of Australia? How did this add to the set and setting of the novel? Could other cultural references have been to no detriment of the overall plot? Explain.

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