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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 store is closed for the night when Dirk looks for cigarettes?
2. Who is the world's greatest publisher of the world's sleaziest newspaper?
3. What is Dirk looking forward to when he gets out of the hospital?
4. What does Odin have to promise Woodshead to stay there?
5. Who has run over Dirk and caused some of his injuries?
Short Essay Questions
1. What deliberate provocation does Thor precipitate toward Kate after his bath and how does Kate react?
2. What does Dirk think of the subconscious mind?
3. What does the hammer that Thor pulls out to fight the eagle with look like?
4. How does Thor describe himself to Kate and how does she react?
5. How does Thor's mood affect Kate and the weather?
6. How do Toe Rag and the green-eyed monster try to escape from Valhalla?
7. What does the North Sea look like when Kate and Thor arrive in Asgard?
8. What is Dirk's impression of the eagle when he sees it in the street?
9. How does Kate give Thor what he wants for his wounds?
10. What does the author imply has happened to the Draycotts at the end of the book?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe Toe Rag's role in the book. Who does he work for? What does he look like? What deeds has he done? What is the nature of most of his deeds?
Essay Topic 2
Describe Thor's powers. What different things does he use his hammer for in the book?
Essay Topic 3
Explain Dirk's encounter with Sally Mills at the cafe. Why is he in the cafe in the first place? What does she do to help him? Is he deserving of her help? Why or why not?
This section contains 660 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)