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Richard Powers
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does implementation F develop the ability to do?
(a) Meditate.
(b) Test hypotheses.
(c) Sing.
(d) Philosophize.

2. What does Richard realize Helen is able to distinguish?
(a) Echoes and associations.
(b) Other people in the room.
(c) References to current events.
(d) Allusions.

3. What does the crash of implementation E lead Philip Lentz to develop?
(a) A secondary input processing device for the implementation.
(b) Implementation F.
(c) Eyes for the implementations.
(d) A theory of dissonance.

4. What is C.'s family like?
(a) Small.
(b) Far-flung.
(c) Standoffish.
(d) Large.

5. How does Richard think about his letters to C.?
(a) Repayment for the stories she told him.
(b) Acts of devotion to her.
(c) Consolation for her losses.
(d) Revenge for her affairs.

6. What was Richard like when he went to the Netherlands with C.?
(a) Awkward.
(b) Reticent.
(c) Confident.
(d) Sly.

7. What does Helen have to be able to do in order to analyze literature?
(a) Index.
(b) Think.
(c) Meditate.
(d) Cross-reference.

8. What did Richard's letters to C. contain?
(a) Declarations of love.
(b) Criticisms of her work.
(c) Memories of their time together.
(d) Details of his affairs.

9. What does Harold Plover say his daughter wanted instead of nouns?
(a) Verbs.
(b) The first-person pronoun.
(c) Adjectives.
(d) Processes.

10. What does Helen conclude from reading William Blake's 'Poison Tree'?
(a) Man has created fictional absolutes to live by.
(b) Life is a gray area between absolutes.
(c) Writing is its own form of artificial intelligence.
(d) Life can be reduced to black and white decisions.

11. What insight does Richard make about writers?
(a) They have all wanted to possess their mothers.
(b) They have all created imaginary siblings for themselves.
(c) They have all disappointed their fathers.
(d) They have all wanted to murder their fathers.

12. How does Richard see similarities between Lentz's relationship with his wife and his work with the implementations?
(a) Lentz uses other people to train his wife, the same way as he uses Richard's help to train the implementations.
(b) Lentz is patient and detailed with his wife the same way he is with the implementations.
(c) Lentz fails to elicit correct answers from his wife the same way he fails to elicit correct answers from his implementations.
(d) Lentz works with his wife the same way he trains his implementations.

13. What does Richard say writers should never hope to do?
(a) Make money.
(b) Get famous.
(c) Create living works.
(d) Win critical praise.

14. What does Richard think Helen will never be able to grasp?
(a) Literature.
(b) Human beings.
(c) Relationships.
(d) Subtleties.

15. What does Richard read to implementation H?
(a) Anything he can think of.
(b) Donne.
(c) Shakespeare.
(d) Catalogs.

Short Answer Questions

1. What kind of thinking does implementation F demonstrate?

2. What does Richard ask Helen during the training?

3. Whose influence does Richard talk about over coffee?

4. In what did C. try to get a certificate?

5. What did C. do to make Richard love her?

(see the answer keys)

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