The Sword of Shannara Test | Final Test - Hard

Terry Brooks
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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. Who stays behind to watch Allanon and the Skull Bearer?

2. What kind of creature is Keltset?

3. What does the woman say Tyrsis will be protected by?

4. What kind of creature is Orl Fane?

5. Who is the last man through the Tyrsis gate when Kern arrives there?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Balinor think will happen if Tyrsis falls to the Gnome army?

2. What does Flick do when the Elf King loses strength, and what does this indicate?

3. What makes Menion a hero in Kern?

4. Why did Palance place Balinor in prison when he arrived in Callahorn?

5. What does Keltset do when Rock Trolls surround the group at dusk?

6. What happens when Creel finds the Elfstones?

7. What does Shea find when he wakes after escaping the crumbling Mountain Pass?

8. What happens as Balinor begins to despair the fate of his men?

9. What do Shea and Creel find when they get to Paranor?

10. What does Menion know about Palance when he arrives at Tyrsis and why?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Power and Greed were two common themes in this book. Where did they appear, and how do they differ in their manifestations?

Essay Topic 2

Diversity was a major theme in this play as many different life-styles and creatures were involved. How was this theme shown in this book, and why do you think the author felt it was so important?

Essay Topic 3

How did Keltset die, and what did this reveal about his character? How did this death affect the characters who witnessed it?

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