This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Zaphod Beeblebrox - This character is described as having two heads and three arms, the third arm having been attached "to improve his ski-boxing." As the President of the Imperial Galactic Government, this character presides over a ceremony unveiling the Heart of Gold, which he promptly steals.
Arthur Dent - This character was born and raised on Earth, and he is the book's protagonist.
Eddie - This character is the computer on board the Heart of Gold.
Flook - One of the computer programmers who was responsible for programming Deep Thought...
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