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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Section 5: The Script, pages 100-122.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does Dr. Poole convince the gravediggers to spare him from being buried alive?
(a) He offers to give his boat to them.
(b) He offers to fix their train.
(c) He offers to teach them to grow better crops.
(d) He gives them several pieces of jewelry.

2. Why was a gravedigger subjected to a punishment of twenty-five lashes?
(a) He tried to run away.
(b) He stepped on a grave.
(c) He tried to steal a corpse's ring for himself.
(d) He argued with the leader about the best way to dig up graves.

3. What does Dr. Poole tell Chief about why New Zealand was spared in the World War?
(a) Dr. Poole refuses to admit he is from New Zealand.
(b) Its citizens created a magical forcefield.
(c) The country was deemed to not be of strategic value.
(d) Dr. Poole lies and states that most of New Zealand was destroyed.

4. According to the narrator, what was Gandhi's "great secret"?
(a) The fact that he secretly yearned for power and glory.
(b) He was a serial adulterer.
(c) He was a great admirer of art and artists.
(d) The fact that he did not want anything for himself.

5. In the Arch Vicar's religion, how is procreation regulated?
(a) Women are artificially inseminated.
(b) Couples are only allowed to mate during a two-week interval.
(c) There are no restrictions on procreation.
(d) Only the most athletically gifted are allowed to mate.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the first thing to appear in the "Ape and Essence" screenplay?

2. What does the Arch Vicar believe about Belial's relationship to the atomic bomb?

3. By the time Cottonwood Ranch is visited, how long had William Tallis been dead?

4. What kind of primate represents the "least among man," according to the narrator?

5. What does the Chief believe about the current level of discipline in the primitive community?

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