The Catalogue of the Universe Test | Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Despite her anger with Dido about Roland in Chapter 13, Angela bursts into tears when she finds out _____.

2. As Chapter 15 ends, who turns up at Tycho's house?

3. Early in the novel, Tycho made a prediction, which he now learns has come true. What did he predict?

4. Tycho tells his mother he doesn't want to go to the party. What excuse does he first give?

5. The morning after the party Angela makes suggestions about how Tycho could improve _____.

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

In Chapter 7, it is clear that Dido would prefer that Angela date Tycho, rather than Robin, because she considers Tycho safer. Do you consider this an odd preference, given what you know about the way that Dido chooses to live her life?

Essay Topic 2

In the closing chapter of the novel, Dido has finally told Angela the whole truth about Roland; Tycho has become a hero, and Angela and Tycho have embarked on a new stage in their relationship. Both Angela and Tycho have grown up in different ways. Describe how their respective experiences throughout the novel have helped them to become more mature.

Essay Topic 3

Tycho insists that Angela be honest with herself about her motives for wanting to meet Roland and about her expectations. Is Tycho playing the devil's advocate here, or is he demonstrating that he is a true friend? Discuss your impressions of Tycho's actions in this respect.

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