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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the Queen of the Mice tell Dorothy to use to help them get to the Emerald City?
2. Who is NOT a figurine the travelers encounter?
3. Who tries to enter the woods first?
4. In which direction do the travelers walk?
5. What color is the land of the Winkies?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The conscience of the Tin Woodman prevents him from killing a mouse and thus grants the travelers a great ally. What are two of the ways that mice help the travelers in the story? If the mice had not pledged to help, would Dorothy and the others have been successful in their trip?
Essay Topic 2
The Wicked Witch of the West is relentless in her attempts to thwart the travelers, but the travelers stop all of her attacks. Why do you think the witch waited so long to use the Golden Cap? Do you think this was a wise choice? Why or why not? Are there other ways the witch might have been able to stop the travelers?
Essay Topic 3
When Dorothy and the travelers are granted access to the Wizard, they are first primped and pampered. Why do you think this is done? Why is Dorothy put into a green silk gown? What purpose does this serve?
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