Mid-Book Test - Medium
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Despereaux say to the Princess before the King makes him leave?
(a) I'm happy to have met you.
(b) I worship you.
(c) You are beautiful.
(d) I honor you.
2. What is the meaning of life according to Botticelli?
(a) Suffering of others.
(b) Peace in all things.
(d) Self sacrifice.
3. Who arrived at the castle on the same evening?
(a) Simmery Yow.
(b) Siggery Mow.
(c) Miggery Sow.
(d) Gimmery Gow.
4. What decision does Roscuro make at that moment?
(a) That he will have revenge and something beautiful.
(b) That he will never go back downstairs.
(c) That he belongs in the dark.
(d) That he will never come back upstairs again.
5. Where does he fall to?
(a) Into the Queen's soup.
(b) Into the Princess's lap.
(c) Onto the goal post.
(d) Into the King's dinner.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Despereaux wonder about that chills him?
2. What does the beating of the drum tell the Mouse Council members?
3. What is the rope necklace Botticelli wears the locket on made from?
4. What does Despereaux have an unusual interest in?
5. What does Botticelli try to teach Roscuro?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the Princess dreaming about when Mig and Roscuro sneak into her room to take her to the dungeon at knife point?
2. What does Despereaux do in the all encompassing darkness to make himself feel brave?
3. What happens when the Princess begins to cry?
4. How does Despereaux's behavior get him into trouble?
5. What causes Despereaux to fall in love with the Princess?
6. Why does the jailer tell Despereaux that he definitely does not want to be let go in this place?
7. What is the purpose of the Mouse Council?
8. How is Despereaux injured, despite Mig's attempt to ensure his freedom?
9. What happens while Despereaux sleeps on the sack of flour?
10. What happens when Despereaux wakes the following morning?
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