Comprehension Questions- #19 Nixa the Death Bringer

Beast Quest #19 Nixa the Death Bringer

by Adam Blade

Tom and Elenna begin a new quest to free Tom's father, Taladon from Malvel's spells.  They fact Nixa the Death Bringer, the first ghost beast of their quest.

Chapter 1

  1. What had Tom chosen to be now that his quests were finished?  Soldier for King Hugo  p. 8
  2. What was Elenna doing while Tom was training with the soldiers? Teaching archery to children  p. 8
  3. Who did the guard at the palace announce has returned?   Taladon the swift     p. 11

Chapter 2

  1. What happened when Tom tried to hug his father? Went right through him  p. 15
  2. Where’s Taladon stranded?  Between the real world and spirit world  p. 17
  3. Where do the ghost beasts live?  Forbidden Land  p. 18

Chapter 3

  1. What was Taladon fighting when he became trapped between the worlds?  Ghost beasts  p. 21
  2. How did Aduro protect Taladon while he fought the ghost beasts?  Amulet of Avantia p. 22
  3. How did Taladon get caught between the worlds?  Black lightning from Malvel  p. 25
  4. What does Tom have to do to free his father?  Find the six pieces of amulet       p. 27

Chapter 4

  1. What did Tom show Captain Harkman when he wondered why he wasn’t training?  Scroll from the king  p. 32
  2. Tell me about the map Aduro gave Tom and Elenna to find the ghost beasts?  Tom called for the map and it appeared in the air in front of them,  ghostly   p. 34
  3. Why didn’t Tom want to go to his village Errinel as they passed it?  They would ask too many questions   p. 37

Chapter 5

  1. How does Elenna get food for supper?  Hunts with her bow and arrow  p. 38
  2. How did Elenna behave that confused Tom?  Didn’t catch anything, scared, didn’t talk, left Silver behind without calling him  p.  40
  3. Who called out to Tom as he was leaving the area they were going to camp at?  The real Elenna.   p. 42

Chapter 6

  1. Who was the fake Elenna?  Nixa the death bringer  p. 45
  2. Why didn’t Tom defeat Nixa?  He didn’t know which one was the real Elenna  p. 46
  3. What did Tom do that scared Nixa?  Scraped his sword against a rock  p. 48
  4. What did Taladon warn Tom about?  Not getting too close to Nixa   p. 49

Chapter 7

  1. How did Tom and Elenna get into the Forbidden Land?  Gates   p. 53
  2. How did they know Nixa had been that way and was close?  Dead bodies  p. 55
  3. How did Nixa kill the people?  Her voice   p. 56
  4. Why did Aduro enchant Tom and Elenna’s ears?  So they wouldn’t die from Nixa’s voice  p. 59

Chapter 8

  1. When Tom and Elenna went into the mine, how did they know Nixa was trying to  hurt them with her voice?  Vibrations along the walls and floor   p. 61
  2. What did Tom and Elenna hide behind as they crept up on Nixa?  Stalagmites  p. 63
  3. What did Nixa hold in her hand as Tom fought her?  amulet piece  p. 66

Chapter 9

  1. How did Tom and Elenna need to fight Nixa since the sword or arrows didn’t work?  Sound  p. 67
  2. What was happening to the enchantment as Tom and Elenna lingered in the mine?  Weakened,  faded  p. 69
  3. What happened to Nixa as Tom and Elenna kept scraping their weapons against the rocks?  Burst into slime fragments  p. 72

 

Questions without Answers

Chapter 1

  1. What had Tom chosen to be now that his quests were finished?
  2. What was Elenna doing while Tom was training with the soldiers?
  3. Who did the guard at the palace announce has returned?

Chapter 2

  1. What happened when Tom tried to hug his father?
  2. Where’s Taladon stranded?
  3. Where do the ghost beasts live?

Chapter 3

  1. What was Taladon fighting when he became trapped between the worlds?
  2. How did Aduro protect Taladon while he fought the ghost beasts?
  3. How did Taladon get caught between the worlds?
  4. What does Tom have to do to free his father?

Chapter 4

  1. What did Tom show Captain Harkman when he wondered why he wasn’t training?
  2. Tell me about the map Aduro gave Tom and Elenna to find the ghost beasts?
  3. Why didn’t Tom want to go to his village Errinel as they passed it?

Chapter 5

  1. How does Elenna get food for supper?
  2. How did Elenna behave that confused Tom?
  3. Who called out to Tom as he was leaving the area they were going to camp at?

Chapter 6

  1. Who was the fake Elenna?
  2. Why didn’t Tom defeat Nixa?
  3. What did Tom do that scared Nixa?
  4. What did Taladon warn Tom about?

Chapter 7

  1. How did Tom and Elenna get into the Forbidden Land?
  2. How did they know Nixa had been that way and was close?
  3. How did Nixa kill the people?
  4. Why did Aduro enchant Tom and Elenna’s ears?

Chapter 8

  1. When Tom and Elenna went into the mine, how did they know Nixa was trying to  hurt them with her voice?
  2. What did Tom and Elenna hide behind as they crept up on Nixa?
  3. What did Nixa hold in her hand as Tom fought her?

Chapter 9

  1. How did Tom and Elenna need to fight Nixa since the sword or arrows didn’t work?
  2. What was happening to the enchantment as Tom and Elenna lingered in the mine?
  3. What happened to Nixa as Tom and Elenna kept scraping their weapons against the rocks?

 

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