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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. What is Twistback's relationship with his daughter, Sheelagh, like?
(a) He dotes on her and enjoys spoiling her.
(b) He can be very nice but also very mean to her.
(c) He is mad he never had a son and takes it out on her.
(d) He is very harsh on her.
2. How long does the period of peace last after the incident with Dergyll?
(a) Five weeks.
(b) Five years.
(c) Five months.
(d) Five minutes -- if that.
3. How long does Merlyn have to wait for help with Mordecai?
(a) Just one night.
(b) Only a few minutes.
(c) Only a few hours.
(d) One week.
4. Who does Aunt Luceiia see in Arthur in Chapter 19?
(a) All of these answers are correct.
(b) Her husband.
(c) Her grandson.
(d) Her brother.
5. Where does Merlyn go in Chapter 9 to stop himself from thinking about and lusting after Sheelagh?
(a) A cool pond.
(b) A large clearing.
(c) A field where he can hunt easily.
(d) His favorite tavern.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Sheelagh believe will happen with her and Donuil?
2. Who challenges Merlyn to a shooting contest in Chapter 20?
3. Who tells Merlyn to go on a hunt in Chapter 21?
4. How does Dergyll know that Merlyn is telling the truth about Ironhair?
5. What role did Twistback once play with a troupe of showman?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Merlyn find out about Ambrose's work when he returns to Camulod in Chapter 19?
2. What is Liam Twistback best known for?
3. What does Merlyn come to realize as he continues on his search for the horses after the death of Mordecai?
4. What does Sheelagh seem to know instinctively about her relationship with Donuil?
5. Why do Merlyn's friends make him go hunting before the festivities in Chapter 21?
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. For what reasons does Sheelagh given Merlyn such a deep kiss as she leaves to reunite with Donuil?
8. What does Huw tell Merlyn about Cambria in Chapter 20?
9. What happens after Dergyll and Merlyn realize what has happened with Ironhair?
10. What happens that leads Merlyn to suspect something is wrong as he and his group depart Eire?
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