The Truth: A Novel of Discworld Test | Final Test - Hard

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 137 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy The Truth: A Novel of Discworld Lesson Plans
Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. After saving the dogs from the river, who wants to give them artificial respiration, but is told it is unhygienic?

2. Who is an enormous, pink, and thin-haired man who dresses in shirtsleeves and constantly smokes a huge cigar to protect him from the odors of his profession?

3. How many thugs does William's father summon to take William away in the end of the novel?

4. After speaking with William, Dibbler accepts a commission job _________ for the Times.

5. In Greek mythology, who was the king punished by being compelled to roll an immense boulder up a hill, only to watch it roll back down?

Short Essay Questions

1. What symbolic imagery is depicted in the destruction of the shed in pages 260-290? How is Death described?

2. What does the Committee to Unelect the Patrician think of the Times in pages 163-197?

3. What leads up to the climax of The Truth in pages 260-290?

4. What demand does William make of his father in the final section of the book? What is Lord de Worde's response?

5. What does the addition of color do to production of the Times?

6. How does William go about finding his own proof for the Patrician's innocent in pages 163-197?

7. What changes in William once he discovers his father's involvement in the plot?

8. What leads Pin to murder Tulip in pages 260-290?

9. How do Pin and Tulip disguise themselves in pages 163-197? Why?

10. What happens when Otto takes an iconograph of Pin in pages 163-197?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Describe the character of Commander Vimes and the role of the City Watch in the narrative. Who makes up the City Watch?

Essay Topic 2

Discuss the author Sir Terry Pratchett. For what genres is Pratchett most well-known? How many Discworld novels has Pratchett written?

Essay Topic 3

Discuss the character of Harry King and his occupation. What is Pratchett saying about the nature of recycling through Harry's character?

(see the answer keys)

This section contains 890 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy The Truth: A Novel of Discworld Lesson Plans
The Truth: A Novel of Discworld from BookRags. (c)2018 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook