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The Golden Compass Test | Mid-Book Test - Medium

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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. One of the pictures on the golden compass is of a what?
(a) Frog.
(b) Turtle.
(c) Iguana.
(d) Chameleon.

2. In Part 1, Chapter 3, where are the children escorted to after they write letters?
(a) A vessel that takes them to sea.
(b) An airship that transports them to a sky port.
(c) An airship that takes them to an island.
(d) A vessel that transports them to the tropics.

3. Iorek Byrnison is
(a) A Gyptian.
(b) A flightless witch.
(c) A Gobbler.
(d) An armored bear.

4. On the side of the golden compass, what does Lyra find?
(a) Four tiny locks.
(b) Three winding wheels.
(c) Three square buttons.
(d) Four small levers.

5. What is inside the package wrapped in black velvet that the Master gives Lyra?
(a) Thermometer.
(b) Barometer.
(c) Intervalometer.
(d) Alethiometer.

Short Answer Questions

1. Farder explains that one thing that makes witches unique is their

2. Jerry explains to Lyra that when a daemon finally settles,

3. How does Lyra feel about Mrs. Coulter being her mother?

4. After running away from Mrs. Coulter, Lyra wanders through London before stopping at a stall to buy what?

5. In London, when the pair is not socializing, Mrs. Coulter teaches Lyra

Short Essay Questions

1. Summarize the story Farder Coram tells about his encounter 40 years ago with a Lapland witch.

2. Describe Lord Asriel's reaction when Lyra bolts out of the wardrobe in the Retiring Room.

3. Describe Farder Coram's daemon as seen through Lyra's eyes.

4. How does Lyra feel after learning that Mrs. Coulter is her mother?

5. How does John Faa respond to the Gyptians when they want revenge against the Gobblers?

6. Describe some of the objects Lyra is shown at the library of the Royal Arctic Institute.

7. Describe Lyra's attempts to read the alethiometer in Chapter 9, particularly regarding Mr. de Ruyter, head of espionage.

8. Why does the Master want to see Lyra before she leaves the college with Mrs. Coulter?

9. In Chapter 3, children of the region are going missing. What is happening to them?

10. Describe what can be seen in the darker reproductions of the slides Lord Asriel shows the Scholars in the Retiring Room.

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