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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. How many whacks does the king command in Chapter 1?
2. What does Cutwater find in a stolen coat pocket?
3. What is the prince carrying in the beginning of Chapter 3?
4. How many whacks does the prince ask for in Chapter 2?
5. How do the boys get lost?
Short Essay Questions
1. What are some of the pranks the prince has played on people at the castle?
2. Why do the boys want to stay out of the left side of the sewers?
3. How does the prince feel about the boys' adventure in the forest?
4. Why does the prince refuse to do his lessons?
5. What changes do the outlaws make in their ransom note delivery plan in Chapter 12?
6. How do the outlaws decide to prove the ransom note is real?
7. Why is Jemmy sure the king will not pay the ransom?
8. Who do the outlaws decide to send with the ransom note?
9. How do the outlaws decide who will write the ransom note?
10. Why are the outlaws excited to find the prince's crown?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Prince Brat experiences many "firsts" in the story as a result of his sheltered life in the castle. Identify and explain the various firsts that Prince Brat experiences throughout the story. How does encountering these firsts affect the prince's character? How is his experience of these firsts different from that of other characters that encountered these events? How does the prince handle each first? Be sure to use specific examples from the story in the response.
Essay Topic 2
Friendship is an underlying theme throughout the story. What friendships are present in the story? How do the friendships change as the story progresses? Why do some friendships falter as other friendships grow? What does friendship mean to the main characters in the story? Be sure to use specific examples from the story in the response.
Essay Topic 3
There are several symbols in the story. Identify at least three symbols used in the story. What do the symbols represent? Do the symbols mean the same thing throughout the story? How do the symbols affect the readers' understanding of the plot? Be sure to use specific examples from the story in the response.
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