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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Whom did Morgoth give jewels?
2. What did Morgoth make the Orcs of?
3. What were the alternate names for orcs?
4. What element was Ulmo lord of?
5. What did Turgon do when people began to come from afar to listen to his songs?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who was Feanor and why was he important in the story?
2. What did Ulmo want the Valinor to do and why?
3. What other name could the Gnomes be called, and how did they come to be known as Gnomes?
4. Who was the king of the Eagles, and how was he important after Fingolin's death?
5. Who made the Silmarils, what were they, and how were they kept safe?
6. Why did Morgoth want to destroy the Eldar?
7. Why did Turgon spend so much time away from his people, and where did he go when he wanted to be alone?
8. Based on what you have read in Chapter 1, what do you predict about Morgoth throughout the story?
9. Who made two lamps to light the world and what happened to them?
10. Why did Christopher Tolkien add commentary to the prose fragments?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Write an essay about the Silmarils and their importance in Morgoth's eyes.
Essay Topic 2
Analyze Morgoth's conflict with the Gods and his imprisonment.
Essay Topic 3
Explain the Elves particular type of immortality. Can Elves be killed?
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