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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. What does the smell remind Roscuro of?
2. What does Roscuro smell on Despereaux's whiskers?
3. As the years pass, what does Mig hope?
4. What didn't Mig's father do when he left her?
5. Where is Mig supposed to take the Princess?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens to Miggery Sow after her mother dies?
2. When does Mig dig in and refuse to help?
3. Why is Miggery not nearly as disturbed by the dungeon as most others are?
4. What happens when the cook sees a mouse in the kitchen?
5. What is Mig supposed to do with the food she takes down to the dungeon?
6. What is the cook's response when Despereaux falls out of the napkin and into a measuring cup full of oil?
7. What happens when Despereaux wakes the following morning?
8. How does Roscuro lose his tail?
9. What other positions does Miggery hold and why don't they work out?
10. What does Despereaux find the Cook doing when he manages to roll the thread as far as the kitchen?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Who was Mig named after? What age is she when her mother dies? What does her father do shortly thereafter? What does he get as a result? Where does Mig find herself afterward? What is her new situation like? What is the biggest challenge that she faces?
Essay Topic 2
Where is Mig taken? What positions is she given? Which is first and why is she determined to be unsuitable for it? What positions do they try her in afterward? What happens in each of them? What position is she finally deemed suitable for? How does Mig feel about it and why?
Essay Topic 3
When is the first time that Chiaroscuro sees light? Why is he shown this light? What happened that caused this incident? How does Chiaroscuro feel afterward? What is the focus of his attention from that point forward and why?
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