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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. Which church member whips the mothers after the babies are sacrificed?
(a) The Satanic Science Practitioner.
(b) The Patriarch of Pasadena.
(c) The Postulant.
(d) The Arch Vicar.
2. How does the Arch Vicar aid Dr. Poole in seeing the mating rituals better?
(a) He orders all couples to be brought out into the moonlight.
(b) He orders the lights to be turned on.
(c) He gives him a walking tour.
(d) He gives him night-vision goggles.
3. What is the Arch Vicar's opinion of demon possession?
(a) Demon possession is but a small part of man's degradation.
(b) It is a foolish notion reserved for the lowest among his people.
(c) Belial possesses people in order to help them achieve grace.
(d) It is the only explanation for man's irrational behavior and actions.
4. According to the Arch Vicar, why do his people worship the Devil?
(a) They feed off his power and wish to be possessed by his spirit.
(b) The Devil has humanity's best interests at heart.
(c) The Devil holds the key to rational behavior and beliefs for mankind.
(d) In order to delay the horror of the inevitable for moments longer.
5. What do the Canterbury scientists ultimately decide to do about Dr. Poole?
(a) Air bomb the entire area.
(b) Leave him.
(c) Stage a military rescue.
(d) Kill him.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Flossie think about Loola's relationship with Dr. Poole?
2. What explanation does the Arch Vicar have for his community's restricted mating patterns?
3. Why is Loola afraid of entering into a romantic relationship with Dr. Poole?
4. What advantage does the Arch Vicar see for an unmutated male to join his church?
5. What happens to sexually aggressive boys in the primitive community?
Short Essay Questions
1. What discussion do the Chief, Arch Vicar, and Dr. Poole have concerning food production?
2. Describe the circumstances of Dr. Poole's rape.
3. How is Loola finally swayed to run away with Dr. Poole?
4. What is the Arch Vicar's explanation for why his people worship Belial, all the while acknowledging the being's evilness.
5. Why does Loola feel that Dr. Poole is different from other men she has known?
6. What became of the Canterbury and its crew, ultimately?
7. What commentary does the script narrator offer about joy (as described in a poem by Shelley) and the possibility of joy in the ape-mind?
8. How does the Arch Vicar defend his religion's practices with respect to Dr. Poole's own religion?
9. What restrictions are placed on mating in the primitive community? What happens to those who dare to disobey?
10. What scientific reason does the script narrator give for the restrictive mating season of the primitives?
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