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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 does Sheelagh remind Merlyn of?
(a) A snake.
(b) An egret.
(c) A hawk.
(d) A lioness.
2. What do Merlyn and his competitor shoot at during the shooting contest in Chapter 20?
(a) An apple on a fence.
(b) A small brooch planted in a haystack.
(c) A rose on a rose bush.
(d) A bird in a tree.
3. What causes Merlyn's horse to run away as he is trying to rescue Mordecai?
(a) Merlyn's angry yelling and cursing.
(b) A gunshot.
(c) Thunder and lightning.
(d) A spirit.
4. How does Dergyll know that Merlyn is telling the truth about Ironhair?
(a) He just has to take a chance because he can't tell one way or the other.
(b) He makes him drink a truth serum.
(c) He can see the truth in his face.
(d) He had a premonition about it.
5. What does Merlyn report to Dergyll about Ironhair?
(a) That the man tried to kill him.
(b) That they are brothers.
(c) That he has taken a blood oath to protect him.
(d) That they are lovers.
Short Answer Questions
1. How many men do Merlyn and his men find hanging in Chapter 26?
2. How many children do Amrbose and Ludmilla have?
3. Why does Sheelagh ask Merlyn's opinion of Donuil?
4. How does Aunt Luceiia react when she sees Arthur again in Chapter 19?
5. How do Merlyn and his men feel about returning to home soil?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Merlyn's opinion of Arthur's wet nurse after he tells her that Arthur will be going to Camulod?
2. What does Sheelagh seem to know instinctively about her relationship with Donuil?
3. How does Sheelagh first react when she thinks Merlyn is accusing her of having dreams that come true?
4. What does Merlyn realize in Chapter 20 as he is at the shooting range to meet his brother?
5. What advice does Ambrose give Merlyn in Chapter 20 when Merlyn mentions that he'd like to travel to Cambria?
6. What ends up happening with Sheelagh and Donuil in Chapter 23?
7. What happens that leads Merlyn to suspect something is wrong as he and his group depart Eire?
8. What does Merlyn come to realize as he continues on his search for the horses after the death of Mordecai?
9. What is particularly delightful about Arthur, as noted in Chapter 23?
10. What does Huw tell Merlyn about Cambria in Chapter 20?
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