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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 was the title of Ross' paper in 1981?
2. Why must the Europans die?
3. How does Chang removed the shuttle from the Universe?
4. In Dr. Floyd's dream against whom was he defending himself?
5. What appearance did the black monolith have?
Short Essay Questions
1. Despite Captain Smith's misgivings, who requests that they go along with Jolson's plan?
2. What signs of life did Van der Berg observe on the Europan surface?
3. How much time did refueling on Haley's comet save the Universe?
4. Describe the surface of the Mount Zeus .
5. What would finding a diamond mountain do for the diamond market?
6. What was the encouraging words from the Universe?
7. What message did Van der Berg send to Earth?
8. How did Van der Berg explain diamond formation to Floyd?
9. The Galaxy eventually ends up where?
10. Who does the group on the Universe think sent the warning to stay off of Europa?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe Second Commander Chang's role in the story.
Part 1) How would the story have changed if it had been the captain in the control room when Rose took over rather than Chang?
Part 2) Is it possible Rose intended to catch Chang in the control room rather than the captain? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
Part 1) Speculate on how the story would have been different for the members of the Galaxy if Rose's body had not been seen being vomited up by the shark-like creature.
Part 2) Considering it was scientists on the Universe would they have been able to figure this information out other ways? Explain your reasoning.
Essay Topic 3
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.
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