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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 Richard attend in Section VII?
(a) A lecture by Lentz.
(b) A demonstration of one of Lentz's implementations.
(c) Dinner with Diana.
(d) A service for Lentz's wife.

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

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

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

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

6. What is the downside of Richard's work in C.'s experience?
(a) She loses her connection to the real world.
(b) She comes to mistake his characters' lives for her own.
(c) She forgets her own language.
(d) She speaks in artificial literary language.

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

8. What is Helen's favorite poem?
(a) 'Evening Hymn'.
(b) 'Poison Tree'.
(c) 'The Most of It'.
(d) 'Because I would not stop for death'.

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

10. What did Richard and C. decide when she went back to the Netherlands?
(a) They would probably never see each other again.
(b) He would follow after her.
(c) He would move with her.
(d) They would try some time apart, and reassess their relationship after a year.

11. What kind of trauma did Audrey suffer?
(a) Fits of insanity.
(b) Paralysis.
(c) Depression.
(d) Memory loss.

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

13. What is C's response as Richard buries himself in his work?
(a) She is critical.
(b) She is aloof from him.
(c) She devotes herself to filling his needs.
(d) She is supportive.

14. What does Helen need to do, in order to win the contest?
(a) Write poetry.
(b) Console a grieving person.
(c) Replicate human experience.
(d) Understand but remain aloof from human experience.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Lentz create for implementation F?

2. What does Helen ask Richard?

3. Whose influence does Richard talk about over coffee?

4. What does Harold Plover say his daughter wanted instead of nouns?

5. What was Richard like when he went to the Netherlands with C.?

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