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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What country was the first to make maps of Europa?
2. Where did the captain ask the passengers of the Universe stay during rendezvous and touchdown?
3. Who kept his stateroom tidy?
4. Mr. Chang attempted to land on what at first?
5. In 2060, who was the first Planetary President?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why was William Tsung called the most expensive baby in the world when he was born?
2. How does Van der Berg contact Dr.Paul Kreuger and why?
3. Describe the South African Revolution and the effect that it has?
4. Second Officer Chang on his night watch had what conversation with the steward?
5. Where do the team of scientists on the Galaxy launch the second penetrometer?
6. How is Rolf van der Berg described when he is first introduced?
7. Describe Europa's appearance.
8. While awaiting rendezvous with the comet, Mihailovich sees something, what is it?
9. Why does Captain Smith ban the tourists from visiting Tuonela Lake?
10. Where did the Galaxy team of scientists launch their first penetometer?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The subject of space exploration has been of interest to people for many years.
Part 1) What about this book seemed obtainable for humans within the next 100 years or so? Explain.
Part 2) What about the book seems clearly unrealistic and pure fantasy? Explain.
Essay Topic 2
If you had been a character in the book which ship would you have rather been on? Explain your answer. What are the differences between the ships? What was the author trying to indicate by these differences?
Essay Topic 3
Choose one of the following to write about:
Part 1) Galaxy lands and finds that this new world is an exact replica of old earth and the two ecosystems are completely compatible.
Part 2) The creatures on Europa, or the monolith, are hostile towards humans.
Part 3) The monolith had been damaged when the giant diamond landed on Europa.
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