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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. How do Merlyn and his men feel about returning to home soil?
(a) Very, very happy.
2. What is Sheelagh very gifted with?
(c) The harp.
3. What causes Merlyn's horse to run away as he is trying to rescue Mordecai?
(a) Thunder and lightning.
(b) A gunshot.
(c) Merlyn's angry yelling and cursing.
(d) A spirit.
4. What do people come to think of Arthur as he gets older?
(a) That he is growing up to be spoiled.
(b) That he is very shy and needs to be a little friendlier.
(c) Nearly everyone finds him delightful.
(d) That he is super smart but not very nice.
5. What does Merlyn think about in regard to Arthur as he heads home to Camulod from Eire?
(a) How quickly the child is growing.
(b) How much he needs a dad who can be around every day.
(c) How handsome he is.
(d) How smart he is.
Short Answer Questions
1. What do the people from Eire think when they arrive with Merlyn back in Camulod?
2. As he is falling asleep at the end of Chapter 20, what does Merlyn realize he just needs to think of in order to feel happy?
3. What fills the evening Merlyn spends at Twistback's for dinner?
4. What message does Dergyll give Merlyn when they first meet?
5. Who comes to see Merlyn and his men off as they depart Eire?
Short Essay Questions
1. What ends up happening with Sheelagh and Donuil in Chapter 23?
2. What advice does Ambrose give Merlyn in Chapter 20 when Merlyn mentions that he'd like to travel to Cambria?
3. Why does Ambrose think that the snow storm in Chapter 22 might be a blessing in disguise?
4. What does Sheelagh tell Merlyn as she departs to go reunite with Donuil?
5. What is Merlyn's opinion of Arthur's wet nurse after he tells her that Arthur will be going to Camulod?
6. What is Liam Twistback best known for?
7. What does Merlyn find out about Ambrose's work when he returns to Camulod in Chapter 19?
8. How does Sheelagh first react when she thinks Merlyn is accusing her of having dreams that come true?
9. What does Sheelagh seem to know instinctively about her relationship with Donuil?
10. What happens that leads Merlyn to suspect something is wrong as he and his group depart Eire?
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