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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. Which people are characterized by their blue attire?
2. Why do the Scarecrow and Dorothy decide to go into the forest?
3. When does Dorothy meet up with Scarecrow?
4. What amazes Dorothy the most about Oz?
5. What does the witch's hat turn into?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the only thing the answer to #10 fears in his life?
2. How does the Wizard propose he will get Dorothy back to Kansas?
3. How does Dorothy finally kill the Wicked Witch of the West?
4. There is no chapter 25
5. Who is afraid of the growls of the wild animals in the forest?
6. What causes the family to retreat to the storm cellar?
7. When the travelers get to a large ditch, what plan does the Scarecrow devise?
8. What does the Lion do in order to become the King of the Forest?
9. What is the method of capturing the travelers that works for the Wicked Witch of the West?
10. Because of the decision in #27, what happens to the Tin Woodman?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Even though she does not know what it does, Dorothy takes the Golden Cap with her. Why do you think Dorothy chose to do this? What reasons might she have had to take this along on the journey? What else could she have taken?
Essay Topic 2
If the Wizard never lets anyone see him, how do the people in the Land of Oz know he's real? What are some of the ways that the Wizard controls the perceptions of the people? Why do you think these tricks work so well?
Essay Topic 3
The Tin Woodman is one of the most fascinating creatures in the story with his history. However, do you think a tin man is a good person to have along on a trip to see the Wizard? Why do you think Dorothy decided to include the Tin Woodman? What does the Tin Woodman have to offer? What does the Tin Woodman do during the course of the story to help? Give three examples of ways the Tin Woodman helps the story and the journey.
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