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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. How long has Jack been telling tales of conspiracy to his visitor?
2. Who accompanies Daniel to investigate Fleet Prison?
3. What name does Jack note at the reading of his last rights?
4. Where is Jack moved to in the prison?
5. How does Ravenscar die?
Short Essay Questions
1. In what ways has Sir Isacc been put at a disadvantage in obtaining proof?
2. What does Daniel decide to tell Eliza about in his letter?
3. Describe the security measures at Westminster Abbey and what they are protecting.
4. What unusual occurrences has Jack experienced, and what is mysterious about them?
5. What happens to Jack, according to the Epilogs?
6. What is different about the last moments Sir Isaac and Leibniz spend with each other?
7. What is the significance of the cheering public throwing coins at Jack in his cell?
8. How does Daniel win Jack's loyalty in Chapter 13?
9. How does Daniel feel about what happens to Ravenscar in Chapter 9, and what must he now handle by himself?
10. How is Sir Isaac's death hidden from the officials?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Throughout the story, people and objects are continually being disguised. Examine three examples from the book where a disguise is used. Determine whether the disguise is successful, and how/why it is or is not.
Essay Topic 2
Many narratives foreshadow the conclusion of the story through subtle hints or blatant clues. Select an event in Book 8 whose outcome was hinted in earlier books or chapters, and examine the methods used to indicate what would happen later. Was the event in Book 8 ultimately a surprise to you?
Essay Topic 3
Solomon declares that he knows of only two alchemists in the world. What events in the book focus on, or are colored by aspects of alchemy? How does Daniel's involvement with alchemy help or hinder him in any situations?
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