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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. Jo-Jo Joranum was born in what sector of Trantor?
2. In what year did Cleon I succeed to the Imperial Throne?
3. In Part 2, Cleon I, Chapter 9, Cleon is unaware of the requirement that gardeners be recruited from where?
4. Emperor Cleon I was born in the same year as who?
5. Hari tells of whose bravery during the murder attempt in Part 2, Cleon I, Chapter 6?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is Raych charged in Part 1, Eto Demerzel, Chapter 14? What is Raych's impression of the police?
2. What is the goal of the psychohistorians, as established in Part 1, Eto Demerzel, Chapter 1? How does Yugo Amaryl feel about this goal?
3. How does the theme of aging play a role in Part 1, Eto Demerzel, Chapter 2, and in the novel as a whole?
4. How if psychohistory viewed by the Empire's leaders and by Hari in Part 1, Eto Demerzel, Chapter 1?
5. What news does Hari see as significant regarding the future in Part 1, Eto Demerzel, Chapter 12?
6. What is Emperor Cleon I's viewpoint in Part 1, Eto Demerzel, Chapter 15?
7. Where is Raych in Part 1, Eto Demerzel, Chapter 14? What is his perception of the setting?
8. What do Hari and Eto discuss in Part 1, Eto Demerzel, Chapter 11?
9. What foreshadowing relates to the Imperial Gardens in Part 2, Cleon I, Chapter 1?
10. How does Raych perform when he meets Gleb Andorin in Part 2, Cleon I, Chapter 12?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss psychohistory, minimalism, and the Laws of Robotics. How do the Laws of Robotics play into the entire Foundation Series? What is their significance?
Essay Topic 2
Describe and discuss the setting of Wye Sector and the actions and objectives of Kaspal Kaspalov in the novel. How does Kaspalov die?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the themes of rebellion and civil war in the narrative. What symbolism and imagery support these themes?
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