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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 happened after the success of Richard's book 'Gold Bug'?
(a) He convinced C. to move back to the U.S. with him.
(b) His relationship with C. diminished.
(c) He broke off with C.
(d) He and C. became engaged.

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

3. What does Richard fantasize about while training Helen?
(a) Writing to C.
(b) Meeting Helen in human form.
(c) Meeting with A.
(d) Getting a surprise visit from C.

4. What does Lentz argue about Helen's mindset?
(a) Her meanings are random combinations of notions.
(b) All her meanings are Richard's meanings.
(c) She has begun to create meaning independently.
(d) Her attempts at meaning are more meaningful than the results.

5. Whose influence does Richard talk about over coffee?
(a) Taylor.
(b) Emerson.
(c) Wordsworth.
(d) Nietzsche.

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

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

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

9. What does Richard feel about C.'s coming home in tears?
(a) The phase will pass.
(b) It is his fault.
(c) The tears are necessary in this kind of experience.
(d) She should toughen up.

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

11. What does Lentz tell Richard he is doing with Helen?
(a) Falling in love.
(b) Compensating for C.
(c) Projecting himself into the machine.
(d) Sublimating his losses.

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

13. How was C. different in the Netherlands than she was in the U.S.?
(a) More thoughtful.
(b) Happier.
(c) More reticent.
(d) More materialistic.

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

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

Short Answer Questions

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

2. What story is Helen able to decipher when Richard reads it to her?

3. What realm does Richard say Lentz has entered?

4. What does implementation F do as Richard trains it?

5. How does Richard crash implementation E?

(see the answer keys)

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