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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. How did Mr.Chang propose they get to their destination?
2. Before the main course at dinner, what did Captain Smith do?
3. In Dr. Floyd's dream against whom was he defending himself?
4. What was Captain Laplace's main problem as the ship drifted on the Europan sea?
5. What did the monster appear to be to the crew?
Short Essay Questions
1. About what was Victor Willis' video piece that Paul Kreuger had?
2. Who becomes the three guardians, and what is the monolith's role?
3. What was the Universe's schedule upon approaching Europa?
4. What seems to have caused Dr. Floyd's restless dreams?
5. How much time did refueling on Haley's comet save the Universe?
6. Describe the surface of the Mount Zeus .
7. What was the encouraging words from the Universe?
8. Define perturbation theory.
9. How did Van der Berg explain diamond formation to Floyd?
10. What does Floyd and Van der Berg discuss about Floyd's illusion?
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 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?
Essay Topic 3
The characters in the book are unable to return to Earth.
Part 1) Speculate on how it would feel to be more or less exiled from your home.
Part 2) Would you choose to live on a different planet away from your family if it would extend your life? Explain.
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