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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who stands guard over Dr. Poole during the mating rituals to ensure he does not escape?
(a) The Arch Vicar.
(b) The Patriarch of Pasadena.
(c) Two Postulants.
2. What explanation does the Arch Vicar have for his community's restricted mating patterns?
(a) It is due to excessive gamma radiation.
(b) It is the Law of Belial.
(c) It is necessary for survival.
(d) It is due to the powerful influence of the Hots community.
3. How does the Arch Vicar aid Dr. Poole in seeing the mating rituals better?
(a) He orders the lights to be turned on.
(b) He orders all couples to be brought out into the moonlight.
(c) He gives him night-vision goggles.
(d) He gives him a walking tour.
4. What religion is Dr. Poole?
5. What is the result of Dr. Poole and Loola's discussion in a car garage toward the end of the novel?
(a) They agree to stay in the primitive community, but try to change its laws and customs.
(b) They agree they must stay, but they make plans to shepherd their child to the Hots community.
(c) They agree Dr. Poole must flee north, but Loola must stay.
(d) They agree to run away together.
6. When Loola is assigned to her new job, at which location does she work?
(a) Silver Ore Mine.
(b) The lab of the Director of Food Production.
(c) The Los Angeles Coliseum.
(d) Hollywood cemetery.
7. At the end of the novel, where are Dr. Poole and Loola headed?
8. What is Loola threatened with when she objects to her assigned job?
(a) The isolation chamber.
(b) Death by hanging.
(d) Twenty-five lashes.
9. How does the Arch Vicar respond when Dr. Poole expresses horror at the sight of blood at the sacrifice of the babies?
(a) Dr. Poole's own religion is a history full of bloodshed.
(b) Dr. Poole needs to be a man and toughen up.
(c) The Arch Vicar hurries him away and agrees that it is a terrible sight.
(d) The blood represents the demons leaving the baby's body.
10. What is the name for the innermost chamber where the Arch Vicar resides?
(a) Belial's Den.
(b) Cocktail Lounge.
(c) The Unholy of Unholies.
(d) The High Altar.
11. According to Dr. Poole, why can Belial never win the war for humanity's soul?
(a) He cannot resist the temptation to take evil so far that it necessarily fails.
(b) He is a coward and can't do the truly dirty work it would take.
(c) Belial can corrupt animals, but humans are too intelligent to fall for his tricks.
(d) At his core, Belial has a good heart.
12. What job is given to Dr. Poole in the primitive community?
(a) High Altar Supplicant.
(b) Gravedigger Manager.
(c) Robotics Technician.
(d) Assistant to the Director of Food Production.
13. When Loola is assigned to her new job, who acts as a comforting friend and confidante?
(b) The Chief Assistant to the Grand Inquisitor.
(d) Dr. Poole.
14. What does the Arch Vicar call the calamity of World War that destroyed most of the world?
(a) The Thing.
(b) The Event.
(c) The Dimestore Disaster.
(d) The Nuke.
15. What do the Canterbury scientists ultimately decide to do about Dr. Poole?
(a) Kill him.
(b) Air bomb the entire area.
(c) Leave him.
(d) Stage a military rescue.
Short Answer Questions
1. When evil destroys itself, what notion returns back to humanity?
2. Who is NOT among Dr. Poole's initial guests to his new laboratory?
3. In what year did William Tallis die?
4. What is the most obvious difference between Arch Vicar's community and the Hots?
5. For about how long does Dr. Poole work on the assignment given to him by the primitive community?
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