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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What did scholars write about following the collapse?
(a) Planned political economy
(b) Metaphysical discourse
(c) New Neo-Liberalology
(d) How poor scholars generally were following the collapse

2. Who was poor in the former Galactic Empire?
(a) No one
(b) Everyone
(c) Alpha Centaurians
(d) Nobody worth speaking of

3. What is the name of the shipboard computer?
(a) Gary
(b) Larry
(c) Homer
(d) Eddie

4. What ship rescues Ford and Arthur?
(a) The Space Trucker
(b) A passing Teaser
(c) An interstellar freighter
(d) The Starship Heart of Gold

5. What does Zaphod find?
(a) The best vacation spot imaginable
(b) The most improbable galaxy ever
(c) The most improbable creature in existence
(d) The most improbable planet ever

6. What is a good source of Brownian motion?
(a) A sub-meson brain
(b) Zydrine crystals
(c) Plutonium atoms
(d) A nice hot cup of tea

7. What word describes the new personality of the computer?
(a) Condescending
(b) Sarcastic
(c) Matriarchal
(d) Ambivalent

8. What is the last word the computer sings?
(a) "At the end of the storm is a golden sky."
(b) "Walk on, walk on, with hope in your heart."
(c) "Don't be afraid that death is nigh."
(d) "You'll never walk alone!"

9. What goes through the mind of the bowl of petunias?
(a) "Why me?"
(b) Nothing.
(c) "Oh no, not again."
(d) "How can this be happening?"

10. What was life in the former Galactic Empire largely free of?
(a) Taxes
(b) Happiness
(c) Suffering
(d) Wealth

11. What does the babel fish allow Aurthur to do?
(a) Understand alien languages
(b) Have babel fish for lunch
(c) See in the dark
(d) Sleep

12. Who is Ford Prefect?
(a) Arthur Dent's friend
(b) All of the above
(c) A roving researcher for The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
(d) A drunk

13. How does Vogon poetry rank in the universe?
(a) Third worst
(b) Second best
(c) Eleventh
(d) The very worst

14. What does the computer do as the missiles approach?
(a) Take evasive action
(b) Raise shields
(c) Shut down
(d) Sing

15. What does Trillian notice on the wall?
(a) Pictures of dead humans
(b) Strange symbols of some kind
(c) Billboards and memos
(d) Children's drawings

Short Answer Questions

1. Where does Arthur Dent work?

2. Why is Arthur so excited to be on Magrathea?

3. What are the Vogons going to do to Arthur and Ford?

4. What is Marvin's nickname?

5. Which character has something odd about him or her, like they are missing something?

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