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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Arthur reading?
2. How does Arthur describe Slartibartfast's story?
3. What causes the alarms to sound?
4. What is being built in Magrathea's factory?
5. What part of planet building does the old man enjoy the most?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Write a fictional essay from the perspective of a galactic historian that analyzes the legend of Magrathea. The essay can be skeptical, or argue for the existence of the mysterious planet.
Essay Topic 2
Write a short essay that describes the unusual writing style of Douglas Adams, giving examples where he "breaks the rules" of writing.
Essay Topic 3
Write an essay that describes the personality of Zaphod Beeblebrox, and compares him to famous contemporary figures.
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