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A Glossary of Terms Used in Dune

1. What planet do the Atreides occupy at the beginning of Dune?

2. Which of the following defines Jessica’s relationship with Duke Leto?

3. Jessica is a member of which of the following?

4. Who betrays Duke Leto?

5. What is Paul’s tribal name among the Fremen?

6. What is the name of the emperor’s prison planet?

7. Which is the baron’s grandson?

8. What is the name of the Fremen garment that conserves water?

9. According to the Fremen, what is a maker?

10. Who is the emperor’s truthsayer?

11. With which Fremen leader does Paul form a close relationship?

12. What is a muad’dib?

13. Which one of these is a Mentat?

14. What is the name of Paul’s son?

15. What is the name of the spice drug?

16. How is melange made?

17. Who is Liet?

18. What is a sietch?

19. Who is Chani’s father?

20. What do Fremen do with their dead?

21. For most of the novel, who does Hawat believe betrayed the Atreides?

22. Which planet do the Atreides settle on after leaving Caladan?

23. What is the last thing Paul must do before he is accepted as a full Fremen?

24. Which of the following is not one of the Great Houses of the Landsraad?

25. Who is Tuek?

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