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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 ailment does Sir Isaac suffer from?
(c) Hay fever.
(d) Goal fever.
2. Who does Eliza give a second chance to?
(c) Sir Isaac.
3. How does Jack reward the people who have congregated in his honor?
(a) He throws his possessions to them.
(b) He says a prayer for them.
(c) He professes his love to them.
(d) He buys them food and wine.
4. What happens to the melted gold before it is weighed to test its quality?
(a) It is allowed to cool.
(b) It bursts into flames.
(c) It is heated again.
(d) It is dropped on the floor.
5. What is Daniel careful NOT to show signs of?
(a) Fatigue or stress.
(b) Love or adoration.
(c) Anger or violence.
(d) Hope or optimism.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Princess Caroline instruct Sir Isaac and Leibniz to reconcile their differences?
2. Why is the magistrate in a foul mood about the King's coronation?
3. What is the gold smuggled to the shipping docks disguised as?
4. What is Jack wearing when he arrives at the hanging platform?
5. What does the public throw at Jack when he bids them goodnight?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the significance of the cheering public throwing coins at Jack in his cell?
2. In what ways has Sir Isacc been put at a disadvantage in obtaining proof?
3. Though torture is a punishment, does Jack gain anything positive from the experience?
4. What is the procedure for testing the gold guinea samples?
5. What are the negative aspects and results of the coronation of the king?
6. Describe Sir Isaac's illness.
7. How does Daniel feel about what happens to Ravenscar in Chapter 9, and what must he now handle by himself?
8. What is Catherine Barton's role during the trial?
9. What does Jack question most about his life? What was the decision that might have led to a different life for him?
10. Why does Bob Shaftoe mention his brother as though Jack is still alive?
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