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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the series of valleys?
2. How long does it take anyone to speak after hearing the answer?
3. What destroyed the combined Vl'Hurg and G'Gugvuntt fleet?
4. What did the most intelligent species on Earth do with their time?
5. How does Marvin get on with other robots?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Write an essay that explains the role of technology, and especially computers, in society today. Be sure to address:
1 - How computers are changing society;
2 - Problems caused by excessive computerization;
3 - Problems solved by computers.
Essay Topic 2
Write an essay that briefly describes as many of the galactic civilizations and races in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy as possible. Be sure to cover:
1 - Which civilizations are the most "alien."
2 - Whether or not the civilizations are/were friendly.
3 - Which civilization is the most interesting to you.
Essay Topic 3
Write an essay about something in the novel that is based on something in the real world, and the connection between the fictional and real versions. Examples include the bureaucratic Vogons, the figurehead Galactic presidency, and so on.
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