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. Who eliminates the watchmen's threat?

2. What does he see there?

3. Where did Neilette hide?

4. Where does Rincewind believe it is easiest to avoid capture?

5. What does Stibbons spot ahead?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. What does Rincewind notice about the Roo Beer poster and how does it help him during the sheep shearing contest?

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

4. Where does a path lead Stibbons on Mono Island and what does he witness there?

5. What few simple pleasures does Rincewind enjoy at the dry waterhole?

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

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 does Rincewind do when he wakes up and why?

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

10. What does Daggy offer Rincewind when he realizes that he is unable to cover the bet that they made?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Although Rincewind finds a place where he seems to belong, he doesn't stay there. Suggest reasons for this. Which characters come back from the earlier parts of the novels to attempt to convince him to stay? What kinds of lives do they offer him if he does so?

Essay Topic 2

How many Creators are represented in this novel? Who are they? Where are they found? What is each one credited with creating and where?

Essay Topic 3

Discuss some of the social issues posed in the novel. How do these issues affect the characters directly? Indirectly? Compare these issues to ones in your own community. Are they similar or different? Explain your answer.

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