Cloud Atlas Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who canes Cavendish after his attempted escape?

2. What does Henry say that Adam is suffering from?

3. What type of career does Sixsmith have?

4. What is Change wearing when Sonmi first meets him?

5. What does Adam draw on the map he gives the sailors?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe Luisa's famous father.

2. Who is Adam Ewing?

3. Why are Hoggins' two nephews approaching Cavendish?

4. Why does Cavendish not report having his watch stolen?

5. What happens to Cavendish while he is traveling to the location his brother sends him to?

6. How does Luisa's car end up in the water?

7. Describe the gun that Ayrs gives Frobisher.

8. How is the population of the corporate society, where Sonmi lives, divided?

9. How does Smoke kill Sixsmith?

10. What is the question Sixsmith asks his television about the safety of the HYDRA project?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

What does the word, "prescient" mean? How does the meaning of the word fit in with the name of the tribe, "Prescients"? What implications does this have for the story? Use examples from the book to support your answer.

Essay Topic 2

Which of the various stories is the most important to the message the book is trying to get across? Support your answer with examples from the book.

Essay Topic 3

How is "Sloosh'a's Crossin' an' Everythin' After," the climax of the book? What evidence from the story supports, or doesn't support, the notion that this chapter is the climax?

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