The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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 Tin Woodman spare?

2. What are these answers to #89 designed to protect the wearer from?

3. What does the Wizard never let anyone do?

4. What prevents Dorothy from reaching safety?

5. What do the travelers need to have over their eyes as they enter the city?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is the discouraging news the travelers learn when they enter the land of green?

2. Who will become the new ruler of the Emerald City?

3. What would the Tin Woodman like to receive from the Wizard?

4. When the Tin Woodman sees a wildcat chasing a mouse, what does he do?

5. There is no chapter 25

6. What does the Wizard insert into the Tin Woodman's chest?

7. What becomes an obstacle to the Lion, Dorothy, and Toto, but not to the Tin Woodman and the Scarecrow?

8. Who is Dorothy's constant companion and friend?

9. What are the strangest creatures that the travelers encounter when they are nearly at Glinda's castle?

10. How do the travelers finally find their way back to the City of Emeralds?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

When Dorothy has to run after Toto, she misses the balloon that's going back home. If you were in her position, would you have left Toto in Oz or would you have done what she did? Why or why not? Do you think Dorothy made the right decision? Why or why not?

Essay Topic 2

Eventually, Dorothy manages to kill the witch by accident. Why do you think Baum make the witch's demise so simple? What is the significance of the scene in which Dorothy tosses the water on her? What does this say about evil and killing it?

Essay Topic 3

The Cowardly Lion is another great character. At first, do you think Dorothy should have reacted differently to him? Why or why not? Why do you think Dorothy decided to include him as well on her trip? What does the Lion have to offer? What does the Lion do during the story to help? Give three examples of how the Cowardly Lion helps during the trip to Oz.

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