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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Ezr learns that the majority of senior crew members who were not killed in the attack are being held in what, in Chapter Nine?
(c) Contempt of court.
(d) Jail cells.
2. What junior quartermaster is angry over the lack of technology available in Chapter Ten?
(a) Ezr Vinh.
(b) Captain Park.
(c) Gonle Fong.
(d) Jimmy Diem.
3. In Chapter Seven, there's a plan in place for a small force to wake during the Dark and to attack the Tiefstadt's what?
(a) Place of worship.
(d) Major supply center.
4. In Chapter Fourteen, Sherkaner explains that he has a plan to do what?
(a) Extend coldsleep durations.
(b) Steal diamonds.
(c) Keep cities operating during the Dark.
(d) Keep the On/Off Star permanently on.
5. How did most of the crew of the Qeng Ho expedition spend the voyage?
(c) Preparing weapons.
(d) In cold sleep.
Short Answer Questions
1. What member of the crew reports seeing missiles targeting the Qeng Ho flagship, and then reports that the ship is gone in Chapter Seven?
2. In Chapter Fifteen, there's a meeting in which who learns that one of the men focused on a particular project has become so caught up in the technicalities that he is no longer making progress?
3. What was the home planet of Pham Nuwen?
4. In Chapter Three, Ezr's group finds what appears to be the remains of what structure in Arachna?
5. Lands Command is where the Spiders conduct their most serious what?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Ezr discover about his injury during the attack in Chapter Ten?
2. How is Spider civilization described by the author in the first chapters of the book?
3. How are Spiders described in "A Deepness in the Sky"? Where do they live?
4. Who are Sherkaner's children in Chapter Fifteen?
5. How do the Emergents differ from the Qeng Ho in their exploration of other planets?
6. What is "mindrot" and how is it used in the attack in Chapters Seven and Eight?
7. What creature do Sherk and Tarant encounter during the attack of the supply station in Chapter Seven?
8. What are Sherkaner's plans for the Spiders as technology develops in Chapter Fifteen?
9. What organic technology is being used by the Spiders in Chapter One?
10. How is the university described in Chapter Fifteen?
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