Cloud Atlas Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

David Mitchell (author)
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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. When Sonmi wakes to a noise in the middle of curfew, how does she find the dinery supervisor?

2. What is the name of the book dealer that Frobisher goes to meet?

3. What is the district that Cavendish's brother sends him to?

4. Where do the doctor and Adam go on Sunday?

5. What is Dr. Henry looking for in the sand on the beach?

Short Essay Questions

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

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

3. Describe the congregation that Dr. Goose and Adam go to on Sunday.

4. What is the content of the first letter mentioned in "The Letters from Zedelgheim?"

5. How is the story of "An Orison of Sonmi-451" told?

6. How does Smoke kill Sixsmith?

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

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

9. Why does the Captain request a moment alone with Dr. Goose?

10. What does Frobisher find in Ayrs' library?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Zachry and Meronym struggle to find safety, as do other characters in the book. What is the struggle to find safety symbolic of? Use specific examples in the story to support your answer.

Essay Topic 2

What is the contrast the book makes between violence and peace? Why is it an important contrast? Choose specific examples from the book to support your answer.

Essay Topic 3

What is "ascending" for the fabricants? What demonstrates that Sonmi has ascended? What evidence is there to show that she has not ascended? Cite specific examples from the book to support your answer.

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