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Multiple Choice Questions

1. What key concept of psychohistory states that because any action can have unpredictable, chaotic effects, all actions must be as close to zero as possible?
(a) Nilchee.
(b) Dividends.
(c) Zerocity.
(d) Minimalism.

2. In Part 2, Cleon I, Chapter 20, it is revealed that new gardeners are never hired from where?
(a) Terminus.
(b) Helicon.
(c) Anacreon.
(d) Trantor.

3. What province of the Milky Way Galaxy, having few stars and no political importance, is located some 10,000 parsecs from Trantor?
(a) Nishaya.
(b) Mycogen.
(c) Anacreon.
(d) Dahl.

4. When Raych is brought in during Part 2, Cleon I, Chapter 17, he instantly recognizes who, but gives no sign?
(a) Hari.
(b) Yugo.
(c) Namarti.
(d) Dors.

5. Raych reveals that Eto is what in Part 1, Eto Demerzel, Chapter 18?
(a) A woman.
(b) A republican.
(c) A human.
(d) A robot.

6. In Part 1, Eto Demerzel, Chapter 1, Yugo warns Hari Seldon about the danger of whose preaching of social justice?
(a) Yugo Amaryl.
(b) Hari Seldon.
(c) Eto Demerzel.
(d) Jo-Jo Joranum's.

7. Jo-Jo Joranum was born in what sector of Trantor?
(a) The Mycogen Sector.
(b) The Nishaya Sector.
(c) The Billibotton Dahl Sector.
(d) The Gumboot Sector.

8. What refers to the act of deliberately killing someone, especially a public figure, usually for hire or for political reasons?
(a) Alienation.
(b) Assassination.
(c) Sequestration.
(d) Kidnapping.

9. What is the name of Dahl's worst section, where Hari's adopted son goes to search for signs of rebellion?
(a) Billibotton.
(b) Wye.
(c) Mycogen.
(d) Dahl .

10. Part 2 jumps forward to ten years into Hari's tenure in what office?
(a) Second Minister.
(b) Sixth Minister.
(c) First Minister.
(d) Fourth Minister.

11. In Part 2, Cleon I, Chapter 9, Cleon informs Gruber of his elevation to what title?
(a) Head Butler.
(b) Computer Technician.
(c) Engineer.
(d) Chief Gardener.

12. In Part 1, Eto Demerzel, Chapter 21, Dors worries that Joranum could soon seize power, but who predicts that his movement will collapse?
(a) Jo-Jo Joranum.
(b) Hari Seldon.
(c) Eto Demerzel.
(d) Emperor Cleon I.

13. What Old Joranumite frequently questions and challenges Gambol Deen Namarti as they reconstitute the movement in Wye Sector?
(a) Gleb Andorin.
(b) Emperor Cleon I.
(c) Gennaro Mummery.
(d) Kaspal Kaspalov.

14. In Part 2, Cleon I, Chapter 16, Andorin claims that the new man that he has enlisted is what?
(a) A spy.
(b) An idealist.
(c) An experienced assassin.
(d) A robot.

15. What is Manella's last name in the novel?
(a) Endelecki.
(b) Ven√°bili.
(c) Dubanqua.
(d) Andorin.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is a fictional science in the Foundation universe which combines history, sociology, and mathematical statistics to make general predictions about the future behavior of very large groups of people?

2. In Part 1, Eto Demerzel, Chapter 12, Dahl for the first time has elected how many Joranumites to its Council?

3. Whose policy consists of fostering and exploiting breakdowns in the infrastructure around Trantor to foment popular discontent in Part 2, Cleon I, Chapter 5?

4. In Part 1, Eto Demerzel, Chapter 2, Hari obsesses about turning how old?

5. At what age did Hari Seldon travel to the center of the Galactic Universe to deliver a theoretical paper on psychohistory?

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