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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 is the gravity on Haley's Comet?
2. Why are cave-ins impossible on the comet's surface?
3. Uncle Paul searched for evidence and found it in what publication?
4. What was Sebastian?
5. Where did the Galaxy finally land?
Short Essay Questions
1. What are the layers that Dr. Chant observes as he is spelunking through Haley's comet?
2. Van der Berg contacts an astrophysicist by the name of Dr Wilkins for what purpose?
3. When Captain Laplace realizes they are turning in space, what does he do?
4. What was the last message from the Discovery?
5. Second Officer Chang on his night watch had what conversation with the steward?
6. Describe the Valley of Black Snow on Haley's Comet.
7. Why was the Universe's tour cut short and called back to Earth?
8. What curious events does the captain recall after the hijacking of the Galaxy?
9. How does Van der Berg contact Dr.Paul Kreuger and why?
10. What are some of the things that Dr. Floyd marvels about on the Universe?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe what is known about Rose, the hijacker.
Part 1) What is known about Rose considering the efficiency with which she gets Galaxy?
Part 2) Speculate on why Rose commits suicide rather than be interrogated. What does this explain to the reader about the Shaka organization.
Essay Topic 2
Part 1) Describe Dr. van der Berg's intentions when he first learns there may be a diamond under Mount Zeus.
Part 2) Why does he try so hard to keep it a secret?
Part 3) What would have been the reaction if van der Berg had announced that the diamond was there?
Essay Topic 3
Part 1) Describe what is known about Shaka.
Part 2) If the group exists why does it seemingly refuse to take public responsibilities for its actions like many of the current terrorist groups?
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