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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Roscuro do first in his plan?
2. What is Roscuro's last name?
3. What does Despereaux see on the way to where the Princess is held.
4. Who's food does Mig finally get told to deliver?
5. When did Miggery Sow's mother die?
Essay Topic 1
How does the Queen lose her life? What is the King's reaction? What two things does he outlaw as a result of the Queen's death and why? Which of these two things is easily outlawed and which is the King forced to simply make illegal instead? Why?
Essay Topic 2
What is the reason that Despereaux is being punished? What cardinal rules did he break? How might he have resolved the situation or avoided it entirely? What part of Despereaux's behavior does the Mouse Council consider to be unacceptable, and why?
Essay Topic 3
What is Despereaux's biggest concern as he is being led to the dungeon? What is significant about the guards that are escorting him? What consideration does he ask for? Is his last request granted? Why is it so important to Despereaux?
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