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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does the gunfire stop?
2. What would Slartibartfast rather be than right?
3. What is the name of the supercomputer?
4. How many pages is this chapter?
5. How long will the new program take to run?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1Write an essay explaining whether or not law enforcement would be effective if policemen and soldiers tried to use reason and appealed as individuals, rather than using weapons and the threat of violence.
Essay Topic 2Write 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.
Essay Topic 3Explain the three stages of civilization and apply them to a timeline of Earth's history. Use specific examples of human achievement to explain each stage.
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