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This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 147 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.

The Saxon Shore 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. Where is Merlyn sleeping with Arthur when Chapter 1 opens?
(a) In the bottom of a cave.
(b) In the bottom of a boat.
(c) In the bottom of a house, in the basement.
(d) In the top room of a small inn.

2. What does Merlyn say to Ambrose when he asks, in Chapter 6, if the infantry and the cavalry every combine?
(a) That they are crucial for each other's success.
(b) That they made a promise to the Gods that they would never try it.
(c) That they cannot because it creates too many problems.
(d) That they traditionally have not.

3. What wild animal prevents the beginning of the calvary show for Athol?
(a) A lion.
(b) A bear.
(c) A boar.
(d) A enormous snake.

4. Who does Merlyn suspect is behind his stabbing?
(a) Ambrose.
(b) Donuil.
(c) Ironhair.
(d) Popilius.

5. What does Athol agree to in regard to Arthur?
(a) Surrender his lands when the time comes for Arthur to be king.
(b) Keep his identity a secret from Donuil.
(c) All of these answers are correct.
(d) Protect him and that Merlyn is the one to train him.

Short Answer Questions

1. What gift does Merlyn give one of the lepers in the leper colony?

2. What kind of romantic relationships make Merlyn uncomfortable in the beginning of "The Saxon Shore"?

3. Who is Mungo?

4. Which two people in Eire does Merlyn have an instant aversion to?

5. What wild animal attacks the group in Chapter 11?

Short Essay Questions

1. What prevents Merlyn from realizing that he is not, in fact, alone when he goes to visit a secret vale in Chapter 6?

2. Why does Merlyn remove the ring from around baby Arthur's neck in Chapter 1?

3. What does Merlyn tell the Council about his return in Chapter 4?

4. Why does Ambrose think that Merlyn knows about his relationship with Ludmilla?

5. What does Merlyn come to realize his flying dream in Chapter 8 is actually about?

6. What happens when a wild bear attacks the crowd just as Merlyn and his men are preparing for their cavalry display?

7. What happens when Ironhair blocks Merlyn's way in Chapter 6?

8. What does Merlyn imagine the leper colony to be like before he arrives?

9. Why is Ludmilla familiar to Merlyn when they meet in Chapter 3?

10. When Merlyn and his men arrive in Eire, how do they decide to proceed north?

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