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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who does Merlyn first tell about his prophetic dream, once he realizes its significance on the boat as he departs Eire?
2. During his hunting expedition, how does Merlyn make sure his kill is picked up?
(a) Soldiers come and get it at predetermined places.
(b) He puts up flags so he can find it later.
(c) He sends birds off with messages about where others can find the kills.
(d) He sends it off with specially trained birds.
3. How do Merlyn's troops feel about the attack on the leper colony?
(a) They don't really care one way or the other.
(b) They think it was a mercy killing.
(c) They feel sad for them.
(d) They are glad because now they don't have to protect them anymore.
4. How does Merlyn feel as he heads to Liam Twistback's home for dinner?
(a) Unsure of what to expect.
(b) Nervous about seeing Sheelagh again.
(c) Very defensive; he is worried Twistback might try to kill him.
(d) Easy and relaxed.
5. What is Twistback's relationship with his daughter, Sheelagh, like?
(a) He is very harsh on her.
(b) He dotes on her and enjoys spoiling her.
(c) He is mad he never had a son and takes it out on her.
(d) He can be very nice but also very mean to her.
Short Answer Questions
1. What do the people from Eire think when they arrive with Merlyn back in Camulod?
2. What message does Dergyll give Merlyn when they first meet?
3. How many men are killed in the surprise attack on Camulod in Chapter 21?
4. Who comes to see Merlyn and his men off as they depart Eire?
5. Why doesn't Merlyn tell Donuil about his realization of the meaning behind his prophetic dream as he and his men leave Eire?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Merlyn find out about Ambrose's work when he returns to Camulod in Chapter 19?
2. What ends up happening with Sheelagh and Donuil in Chapter 23?
3. What does Merlyn come to realize as he continues on his search for the horses after the death of Mordecai?
4. How does Sheelagh first react when she thinks Merlyn is accusing her of having dreams that come true?
5. What does Merlyn realize in Chapter 20 as he is at the shooting range to meet his brother?
6. What do Merlyn and his group realize about the armed men they see early in Chapter 19, right after they land on familiar soil?
7. What does Huw tell Merlyn about Cambria in Chapter 20?
8. Why does Ambrose think that the snow storm in Chapter 22 might be a blessing in disguise?
9. How does Arthur's wet nurse react when Merlyn tells her that Arthur will be going to Camulod?
10. How does Merlyn react in Chapter 19 when he hears that the leper colony has been attacked?
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