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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 Helen make Richard see about consciousness?
(a) That it can only be produced in a being at war with itself.
(b) That it consists of a certain internal echoing effect.
(c) That it constructs a best-fit pattern out of different input.
(d) That it is only a fleeting and ineffable result of connections between neurons.

2. Though he finds it easier to talk to Helen, whom does Richard want to talk to instead?
(a) A.
(b) C.
(c) Diana.
(d) Lentz.

3. In what did C. try to get a certificate?
(a) Translation.
(b) Editing.
(c) Massage.
(d) Teaching.

4. How does Richard describe the experiment with Helen to A.?
(a) Brave.
(b) Dangerous.
(c) Noble.
(d) Enormous.

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

6. How does Richard crash implementation E?
(a) By asking what it wants to talk about.
(b) By asking it two questions at once.
(c) By asking contradictory questions.
(d) None of the answers is correct.

7. What does Richard tell Philip Lentz about Helen in section X?
(a) She is alive.
(b) She is unhappy.
(c) She is conscious.
(d) She is at war with herself.

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

9. What do Richard and Harold Plover discuss in section VIII?
(a) Plover's daughters.
(b) Helen.
(c) Lentz.
(d) C.

10. What is Richard's role in Philip Lentz's project?
(a) Programming.
(b) Designing.
(c) Training.
(d) Promoting.

11. When did Richard's relationship with C. end?
(a) When she became pregnant by another man.
(b) When she had her baby.
(c) When she found out that she was not in fact pregnant.
(d) When she found out that she could not have a baby with Richard.

12. What is Helen's reaction to A.?
(a) She compares her to C.
(b) She will not talk with her.
(c) She analyzes Richard's relationship with her.
(d) She describes her as a combination of literary characters.

13. What does Philip Lentz design into implementation F to let it think recursively?
(a) Access to more texts.
(b) Access to images.
(c) New circuitry.
(d) A rule structure.

14. What does Richard say Lentz has left behind him?
(a) Math.
(b) Solid research.
(c) Humanness.
(d) Inspiration.

15. About what kind of advances does Diana tell Richard?
(a) Memory protocols to give machines awareness of the tasks they execute.
(b) Imaging technology that allows localization of neuron activity.
(c) Programming protocols for testing hypotheses.
(d) Connectivity protocols that reduce bottlenecks.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Lentz create for implementation F?

2. What is the consequence of C.'s response to Richard's work?

3. What do Richard and C. do to relieve the tension in their relationship?

4. What does Lentz argue about Helen's mindset?

5. What does Richard fantasize about while training Helen?

(see the answer keys)

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