The Name Of The Wind

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For assignment in english


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    In the beggining of the book, Kvothe is

    • A.

      Bored

    • B.

      Sullen

    • C.

      Depressed

    • D.

      Shy

    Correct Answer
    C. Depressed
    Explanation
    At the beginning of the book, Kvothe is likely depressed because the other options do not accurately reflect his state of mind. Boredom, sullenness, and shyness are temporary emotions that can be easily overcome, whereas depression is a more persistent and deep-seated feeling. Kvothe's depression could be a result of past traumas or difficult life circumstances, which may be explored further in the book.

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  • 2. 

    What has the village worried? (other than a third levy tax)

    • A.

      Taborlin the Great is coming

    • B.

      Kvothe keeps company with a demon

    • C.

      The village is low on supplies

    • D.

      The roads are bad

    Correct Answer
    D. The roads are bad
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The roads are bad". This suggests that the village is worried about the poor condition of the roads. Bad roads can cause various problems such as difficulty in transportation, delays in supplies, and increased risk of accidents. These concerns could impact the village's overall well-being and functioning.

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  • 3. 

    Kvothe tells his life story to Chronicler because

    • A.

      He is tired of lies

    • B.

      He loves Denna

    • C.

      Bast wanted him to

    • D.

      He was running out of time

    Correct Answer
    B. He loves Denna
    Explanation
    Kvothe tells his life story to Chronicler because he loves Denna. Throughout the story, it is evident that Kvothe has strong feelings for Denna, and sharing his life story with Chronicler allows him to express his love for her indirectly. By recounting his experiences and encounters with Denna, Kvothe is able to relive their moments together and keep her memory alive. Additionally, sharing his story with Chronicler may also serve as a way for Kvothe to seek advice or gain insight into his complex relationship with Denna.

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  • 4. 

    In his story, Kvothe first wanted to be an arcanist

    • A.

      When Abenthy lost his temper at the mayor

    • B.

      When he heard of Taborlin the Great

    • C.

      When he heard of the University

    • D.

      When the Chandrian came

    Correct Answer
    A. When Abenthy lost his temper at the mayor
    Explanation
    When Abenthy lost his temper at the mayor, it sparked Kvothe's desire to become an arcanist. This event likely showed Kvothe the power and potential of magic, as well as the importance of understanding and controlling it. It could have been a turning point for Kvothe, inspiring him to pursue a path of knowledge and mastery in the arcane arts.

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  • 5. 

    In Tarbean, Kvothe does NOT learn to

    • A.

      Fight

    • B.

      Steal

    • C.

      Keep quiet

    • D.

      Beg

    Correct Answer
    C. Keep quiet
    Explanation
    In Tarbean, Kvothe does not learn to keep quiet. This means that he does not acquire the skill or ability to remain silent or discreet. This suggests that Kvothe may not have developed the necessary self-control or discipline to refrain from speaking or making noise in situations where it is important to do so. This could potentially have consequences for him in terms of drawing attention to himself or getting into trouble.

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  • 6. 

    Kvothe does not wish to leave Tarbean until

    • A.

      He is tired of starving

    • B.

      He meets Skarpi

    • C.

      He saved up enough money

    • D.

      He meets Denna

    Correct Answer
    B. He meets Skarpi
    Explanation
    Kvothe does not wish to leave Tarbean until he meets Skarpi because Skarpi is a storyteller who has the ability to transport Kvothe to different worlds through his stories. Kvothe is captivated by Skarpi's tales and finds solace and escape from his harsh reality in them. Meeting Skarpi gives Kvothe a sense of hope and inspiration, making him reluctant to leave Tarbean until he has absorbed all the stories and knowledge that Skarpi has to offer.

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  • 7. 

    The group he travels with doesn't notice him until

    • A.

      He mentions going to the university

    • B.

      He finally talks about his parents

    • C.

      He shows them his magic

    • D.

      He plays a lute

    Correct Answer
    D. He plays a lute
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "He plays a lute". This suggests that the group he travels with only notices him when he starts playing the lute. This implies that his musical talent catches their attention and makes him stand out from the group. The mention of going to the university and talking about his parents may not have been significant enough to grab their attention, but his musical abilities do.

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  • 8. 

    Which of the following does Kvothe NOT dislike

    • A.

      Sovoy

    • B.

      Ambrose

    • C.

      Master Hemme

    • D.

      Master Lorren

    Correct Answer
    A. Sovoy
    Explanation
    Kvothe does not dislike Sovoy. This implies that Kvothe has a positive opinion or feelings towards Sovoy. However, without further context or information about the characters, it is difficult to provide a more detailed explanation.

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  • 9. 

    Kvothe does not go to the stacks anymore because

    • A.

      He can't afford the hand lamps

    • B.

      Ambrose is there

    • C.

      He is scared

    • D.

      He is banned

    Correct Answer
    D. He is banned
    Explanation
    Kvothe does not go to the stacks anymore because he is banned. This means that he is not allowed to enter the stacks, possibly due to some past actions or behavior. It could be that he violated certain rules or regulations, leading to his banishment from the area. As a result, Kvothe is unable to access the stacks and is likely restricted from the resources and knowledge they hold.

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  • 10. 

    Kvothe's first nickname is

    • A.

      Kvothe the bloodless

    • B.

      Kvothe the great

    • C.

      Kvothe the fearless

    • D.

      Kvothe the wise

    Correct Answer
    A. Kvothe the bloodless
    Explanation
    Kvothe's first nickname, "Kvothe the bloodless," suggests that he is able to navigate dangerous situations without shedding blood or being harmed himself. This nickname implies that Kvothe possesses exceptional skill, agility, and intelligence, allowing him to overcome challenges without resorting to violence. It also hints at his ability to outsmart his opponents and find alternative solutions to conflicts. The nickname "bloodless" highlights Kvothe's unique and impressive abilities, setting him apart from others and establishing his reputation as a formidable and unconventional character.

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  • 11. 

    Kvothe's main struggle in the university was

    • A.

      Fighting with Ambrose

    • B.

      Getting money for tuition

    • C.

      Learning difficult skills

    • D.

      Finding Denna

    Correct Answer
    B. Getting money for tuition
    Explanation
    Kvothe's main struggle in the university was getting money for tuition. Throughout the story, Kvothe faces financial hardships and constantly worries about how he will pay for his education. He takes on various jobs, such as playing music and working at an inn, in order to earn enough money to cover his expenses. This struggle highlights the importance of financial stability and the challenges faced by those who lack the means to pursue their education.

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  • 12. 

    Kvothe's collateral for borrowing money was

    • A.

      His lute

    • B.

      His blood

    • C.

      His cloak

    • D.

      His drabs

    Correct Answer
    B. His blood
    Explanation
    Kvothe's collateral for borrowing money being his blood suggests that he was in a desperate situation and willing to go to extreme measures to secure the loan. This implies that he may have been in urgent need of funds and had no other valuable possessions or assets to offer as collateral. It also hints at a potentially dark and dangerous situation, as blood is a vital and personal component of oneself.

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  • 13. 

    Kvothe became a famous musician due to his performance of

    • A.

      Jackass, Jackass

    • B.

      Tinker, Tinker

    • C.

      Sir Savian

    • D.

      Somebody to love

    Correct Answer
    C. Sir Savian
    Explanation
    Kvothe became a famous musician due to his performance of "Sir Savian". This suggests that his rendition of this particular piece of music was exceptionally well-received and garnered him a significant amount of recognition and acclaim. It implies that Kvothe's talent and skill as a musician were showcased and acknowledged through his performance of "Sir Savian", leading to his rise to fame in the music industry.

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  • 14. 

    What drives Kvothe the most in his pursuit of knowledge

    • A.

      Abenthy

    • B.

      Denna

    • C.

      His love of learning

    • D.

      The Chandrian

    Correct Answer
    D. The Chandrian
    Explanation
    Kvothe is driven the most in his pursuit of knowledge by the Chandrian. Throughout the story, Kvothe is determined to uncover the truth about the Chandrian, the mysterious group responsible for the destruction of his family and his entire village. This personal vendetta fuels his thirst for knowledge and drives him to seek out information and understanding about the Chandrian. Kvothe's love of learning is certainly a motivating factor, but it is his desire for revenge and justice against the Chandrian that truly pushes him to pursue knowledge relentlessly.

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  • 15. 

    Kvothe gave his talent pipes to 

    • A.

      Elodin

    • B.

      Simmon

    • C.

      Ambrose

    • D.

      Denna

    Correct Answer
    D. Denna
    Explanation
    Kvothe gave his talent pipes to Denna.

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  • 16. 

    Master Lorren Requires ______ before Kvothe can enter the stacks.

    Correct Answer
    patience
    Explanation
    Master Lorren requires patience before Kvothe can enter the stacks. This suggests that Master Lorren wants Kvothe to demonstrate patience as a virtue or quality before granting him access to the stacks. Patience is often seen as an important trait in academic settings, as it shows a willingness to wait, persevere, and approach tasks with a calm and focused mindset. By requiring patience, Master Lorren may be ensuring that only those who are truly committed and dedicated to their studies are granted access to the stacks.

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  • 17. 

    Kvothe and Denna Lure the Dragon with _______.

    Correct Answer
    drugs
    a drug
    denir resin
    Explanation
    Kvothe and Denna lure the dragon with drugs, specifically denir resin. This implies that they use a substance, denir resin, which likely has a sedative or enticing effect on the dragon. By offering the dragon these drugs, they are able to manipulate its behavior or distract it for their own purposes.

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  • 18. 

    Despite thier love Denna is often ________ with Kvothe.

    Correct Answer
    untruthful
    dishonest
    Explanation
    Denna's behavior towards Kvothe is often characterized by being untruthful and dishonest, despite their love for each other. This implies that she frequently lies or deceives Kvothe in their interactions, creating a sense of mistrust or betrayal in their relationship.

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  • 19. 

    Ambros broke Kvothe's ______

    Correct Answer
    lute
    barrier between Kvothe's waking mind and sleeping mind
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "lute" and "barrier between Kvothe's waking mind and sleeping mind". This suggests that Ambros broke Kvothe's lute, which symbolizes the connection between Kvothe's waking mind and sleeping mind. The lute serves as a metaphorical barrier that allows Kvothe to access his subconscious thoughts and emotions while playing it. By breaking the lute, Ambros disrupted this connection and potentially hindered Kvothe's ability to tap into his deeper thoughts and creativity.

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  • 20. 

    Master ________ sponsered Kvothe to the position of Re'lar.

    Correct Answer
    Elodin
    Explanation
    Elodin sponsored Kvothe to the position of Re'lar.

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