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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. Where does Roscuro stand when he talks to Pea?
2. What does Mig want Despereaux to do?
3. What does Mig tell the Princess she really wants?
4. What does she carry in her hand?
5. What does Roscuro ask Despereaux to do?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Miggery Sow's life like with the man her father sold her to?
2. What deal does Botticelli make with Despereax when the spool of thread gets away from him on the stairs?
3. How does Roscuro introduce himself to Miggery and what does he tell her?
4. What is the Princess dreaming about when Mig and Roscuro sneak into her room to take her to the dungeon at knife point?
5. Why does Roscuro give up?
6. When does Mig dig in and refuse to help?
7. How does the Princess recognize who Roscuro is, and what does she do about it?
8. What does Miggery tell Gregory that attracts the attention of Roscuro, and why is Roscuro interested?
9. What do Roscuro and Mig ask the Princess to do before they take her down to the dungeon?
10. Who does Despereaux run into on his way to find the King?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How does Despereaux cope with being thrown into the dungeon? What does he do to reassure himself? How do his actions save his life? What causes Despereaux to faint for the second time in one day? What is the first thing he sees when he comes to?
Essay Topic 2
What does Mig see on her seventh birthday? How does she respond? What does she do when her presence is acknowledged? Why? What dream does this instill in Mig? Who does she share her dream with, and what is their response?
Essay Topic 3
What happens when the soldiers come to the Uncle's house? What items are they dispatched to collect and why? How does he respond to their request? What information does he inadvertently give them that costs him even more? What does it cost him and why?
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