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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What job is assigned to Loola after her job review?
(a) Mining cemetery worker.
(b) Chorus Singer.
(d) Director of Food Production.
2. What is the Arch Vicar's perspective on sexual intercourse?
(a) Without it, he would have no reason to go on living.
(b) He feels no emotion from sexual intercourse.
(c) It is revolting.
(d) It is healthy.
3. What job is given to Dr. Poole in the primitive community?
(a) Assistant to the Director of Food Production.
(b) Robotics Technician.
(c) Gravedigger Manager.
(d) High Altar Supplicant.
4. What relationship does the Arch Vicar urge for Dr. Poole with respect to the church?
(a) The Arch Vicar encourages Dr. Poole to become a full member.
(b) The Arch Vicar thinks Dr. Poole is not enlightened enough to understand the church.
(c) The Arch Vicar wishes to expel Dr. Poole from the church because of his lustful ways.
(d) The Arch Vicar thinks Dr. Poole would be a bad influence on the church.
5. According to the Arch Vicar, why do his people worship the Devil?
(a) In order to delay the horror of the inevitable for moments longer.
(b) They feed off his power and wish to be possessed by his spirit.
(c) The Devil holds the key to rational behavior and beliefs for mankind.
(d) The Devil has humanity's best interests at heart.
6. What is the Arch Vicar's opinion of demon possession?
(a) It is the only explanation for man's irrational behavior and actions.
(b) Demon possession is but a small part of man's degradation.
(c) Belial possesses people in order to help them achieve grace.
(d) It is a foolish notion reserved for the lowest among his people.
7. When workers arrive to be assigned jobs for the year, what article of clothing are they given?
(c) Swimming trunks.
8. How long has it taken for the primitive community to establish their pattern of mating rituals?
(a) Two hundred years.
(b) Forty days and nights.
(c) One year.
(d) Two generations.
9. What do the Canterbury scientists ultimately decide to do about Dr. Poole?
(a) Kill him.
(b) Stage a military rescue.
(c) Leave him.
(d) Air bomb the entire area.
10. According to the Arch Vicar, how long has mankind pitted itself against Nature?
(a) Three centuries.
(b) Three years.
(c) 100,000 years.
(d) Thirty years.
11. Loola notes that Dr. Poole is different from the primitive men in what way?
(a) He finds no value in books.
(b) He expresses contempt for deformed babies.
(c) He likes to talk to her.
(d) He is a man of action rather than words.
12. What is the most obvious difference between Arch Vicar's community and the Hots?
(a) The Hots do not possess a written language.
(b) The Hots have a formal, highly controlling religious hierarchy.
(c) The Hots do not place restrictions on mating/romance.
(d) The Hots have leprous skin conditions due to radiation.
13. At the end of the novel, where are Dr. Poole and Loola headed?
14. What is Loola threatened with when she objects to her assigned job?
(a) Twenty-five lashes.
(b) Death by hanging.
(c) The isolation chamber.
15. What is the name for those who do not obey the strict mating rituals of the Arch Vicar's religion?
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the Arch Vicar blame for famine and war?
2. Who stands guard over Dr. Poole during the mating rituals to ensure he does not escape?
3. How can Dr. Poole's emotions at seeing the mating rituals be best described?
4. How does Dr. Poole react to Polly's child being killed?
5. In what year did William Tallis die?
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