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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who comes to see Merlyn and his men off as they depart Eire?
(a) A large crowd.
(b) Only Sheelagh.
(c) No one; they leave under cover of night.
(d) Only a few people.

2. Where do Merlyn and his group stop on their way home to Camulod from Eire?
(a) The leper colony.
(b) The shire.
(c) Commingsdale.
(d) Cambridge.

3. What surprise do Merlyn and his group encounter when they first return to home soil in Chapter 19?
(a) A body of armed men.
(b) A plague of locusts.
(c) A drought.
(d) A field of blooming daisies as far as the eye can see.

4. What do people come to think of Arthur as he gets older?
(a) That he is very shy and needs to be a little friendlier.
(b) Nearly everyone finds him delightful.
(c) That he is growing up to be spoiled.
(d) That he is super smart but not very nice.

5. Where are the arrows from that were used in the surprise attack on Camulod in Chapter 21?
(a) Pendragon.
(b) Rome.
(c) Eire.
(d) Cummingdale.

6. What delays Merlyn's plans to seek justice for the attack in Chapter 21?
(a) A dream his has.
(b) Arthur's illness.
(c) Bad snow and other weather.
(d) Sheelagh's pregnancy.

7. Who does Aunt Luceiia see in Arthur in Chapter 19?
(a) All of these answers are correct.
(b) Her brother.
(c) Her grandson.
(d) Her husband.

8. Who tells Merlyn that some men attacked the leper colony?
(a) No one; he sees it in a dream.
(b) Sheelagh.
(c) Arthur.
(d) Lucanus.

9. Who wins the shooting competition in Chapter 20?
(a) Merlyn.
(b) Sheelagh.
(c) Huw.
(d) No one; everyone decides it's a tie.

10. What fills the evening Merlyn spends at Twistback's for dinner?
(a) All of these answers are correct.
(b) Fine wine.
(c) Fine food.
(d) Fine music.

11. Why does Sheelagh ask Merlyn's opinion of Donuil?
(a) She is trying to see if Merlyn has a crush on her.
(b) She knows they are destined to be together.
(c) She is too shy to talk to Donuil herself.
(d) She doesn't quite trust Donuil yet and isn't sure if she should.

12. Who ultimately decides that Arthur should go back to Camulod?
(a) Sheelagh.
(b) Merlyn.
(c) Athol.
(d) Donuil.

13. What message does Dergyll give Merlyn when they first meet?
(a) That he's rather trade weapons than fight.
(b) That he is willing to surrender his weapons without any battle.
(c) That he has weapons and men and is prepared to fight.
(d) That they only have a few weapons but they are powerful.

14. How does Merlyn feel as he heads to Liam Twistback's home for dinner?
(a) Easy and relaxed.
(b) Very defensive; he is worried Twistback might try to kill him.
(c) Nervous about seeing Sheelagh again.
(d) Unsure of what to expect.

15. What major factor enables Merlyn, Donuil, and Athol to successfully defend themselves from the surprise attack?
(a) Merlyn's sorcery.
(b) Their horses.
(c) Excalibur.
(d) Brute force.

Short Answer Questions

1. How long do the searchers agree to spend searching for Mordecai?

2. Where do Sheelagh and Arthur's wet nurse stay when they reach Camulod with Merlyn?

3. What is Twistback's relationship with his daughter, Sheelagh, like?

4. Who is behind the surprise attack on Donuil, Merlyn, Athol, and their men in Chapter 16?

5. Why is Merlyn not worried about all the blood on him after he tries to rescue Mordecai?

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