Book I, The Drowned City
1. Who is Jakob Beer?
(a) An archeology professor at Oxford.
(b) An elderly man who is about to die.
(c) A priest.
(d) A young boy.
2. From where has Jakob Beer just emerged at the opening of the novel?
(a) The ocean.
(b) A cave.
(c) A bog.
(d) A forest.
3. What is the name of the site where Jakob has just emerged?
(d) It has no official name.
4. How old is this site?
(a) 10 centuries.
(b) 25 centuries.
(c) 4,000 years.
(d) 2 centuries.
5. How is the site perfectly preserved?
(a) It is only partially preserved.
(b) It has been encased in peat.
(c) The occupants intentionally took steps to preserve it.
(d) It is petrified.
6. Who deliberately smashes and reburies this site?
(a) The country's government.
(b) The international archeological consortium.
(c) The local government of the region.
(d) The Nazis.
7. What does Jakob witness as he is hiding?
(a) His baby brother being carried away.
(b) His parents being led away in handcuffs.
(c) His mother kissing his father before his father is shot.
(d) The wrecking of the archeological site.
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