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

2. What one thing does not exist on Mono Island?

3. How many sheep does Rincewind shear in two minutes?

4. Who does Crocodile Dongo challenge to a sheep shearing contest?

5. What weapon does Rincewind grab when the Watch shows up?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. Why do the wizards question Stibbons' intentions on Mono Island and what do they hope he might accomplish?

3. What does Fair-Go Dibbler try to sell Rincewind, and what is the lecture that Rincewind is given and by whom?

4. What tales does Crocodile Dongo regale Rincewind with?

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

6. What do the wizards experience other than becoming the age of children?

7. When the boat that the wizards are in comes apart, what do they do, and who is the only one to swim for shore?

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

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

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

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

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 2

What politically incorrect references are sprinkled throughout the novel? What do these references indicate about the author, if anything? Are they overall offensive or simply humorous? Why?

Essay Topic 3

What branch of 'science' is Stibbons currently studying? What is the underlying principle of this study? What is Ponder's goal? What is he willing to settle for if he is unable to accomplish it?

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