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. How many scientists does Seaboard get to go along with the potentially dangerous HYDRA project?

2. What title does Alberto Grimaldi hold in Seaboard?

3. What is another name for fabricants in "An Orison of Sonmi-451"?

4. What is Isaac's, the engineer, last name?

5. What type of gun does Vyvyan give Frobisher?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is Frobisher's plan regarding Ayrs?

2. What does Luisa encounter when she reaches the entrance of Swannekke Island?

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

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

5. What is the history of the islands, according to Mr. D'Arnoq?

6. Describe Kim's lab.

7. What are the letters that the title, "The Letters from Zedelgheim", refers to?

8. Describe the gun that Ayrs gives Frobisher.

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

10. What causes Frobisher to become vexed with his affair with Ayrs' wife?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Is Frobisher a good friend to Sixsmith? Why or why not? Use examples from the story 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

Use examples from the book to answer the following question: How do all of the stories in "Cloud Atlas" represent a conflict between humans and society?

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