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 attacks Rincewind?

2. What makes the Dean want to die?

3. What does Rincewind demand?

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

5. What does it turn into?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Snowy make Rincewind suspect magic is being used?

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

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

4. What is at first lost and then returns to the wizards from the boat and how is this helpful to the wizards?

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

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

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

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

9. What does Rincewind do when he wakes up and why?

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

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

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 3

What ails the Librarian? Why are the wizards unable to cure him? What changes does the Librarian go through? Which one lasts the longest? What is the biggest problem with the Librarian's illness?

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