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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Where is the Heart of Gold traveling from?
(a) The Horsehead Nebula
(b) Jaglan Beta
2. What does the Blagulon Kappa policecraft do after Marvin the robot talks to it?
(a) It sounds an alarm.
(b) It commits suicide.
(c) It attacks Marvin.
(d) It catches fire.
3. What is the significance of Arthur's feelings of paranoia?
(a) It means that the universe has great plans for him.
(b) It means that there is a fundamental type of evil existing in the universe.
(c) It comes from his psychic link to Zaphod Beeblebrox.
(d) Probably none whatsoever
4. How long will the new program take to run?
(a) Twelve thousand years
(b) Ten million years
(c) Twenty million years
(d) A nanosecond
5. What causes the alarms to sound?
(a) The mice alert the planet of Arthur's escape.
(b) A hostile ship lands on the planet.
(c) Zaphod shoots a Magrathean.
(d) Arthur steals a planetary design award.
Short Answer Questions
1. How do the the characters survive the onslaught of police gunfire?
2. When catering to customers' tastes, what is Magrathea not?
3. How many pages is this chapter?
4. What is Zaphod good at?
5. What type of weapons are the cops using?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Deep Thought intend to help the men find the question to his answer?
2. What does Arthur cause with his idle remark?
3. Why do the mice believe the Ultimate Question they made up will sound plausable to the general public?
4. What does Slartibartfast's award mean to him?
5. How do Phouchg and Loonquawl react to Deep Thought's answer?
6. How does the author create suspense in this chapter?
7. What is still unfinished about the New Earth?
8. What do you think the meaning of life is? Is there only one answer?
9. What mental condition is Marvin suffering from? How does he display these symptoms?
10. Explain what Slartibartfast means when he says, "That's bureaucracy for you."
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