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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Zaphod Beeblebrox drinking?
2. What frightens Arthur in the aircar?
3. What do Phouchg and Loonquawl think they will get?
4. What happened to the dolphins when the Vogons arrived?
5. Who starts shooting at the characters?
Short Essay Questions
1. What have the inhabitants of Magrathea been doing all this time? Why?
2. Why do the philosophers object to Deep Thought? What is the computer's solution?
3. What was the true relationship between mice and men?
4. What is R used to measure?
5. How does Deep Thought intend to help the men find the question to his answer?
6. What do the mice want from Arthur?
7. Explain what Slartibartfast means when he says, "That's bureaucracy for you."
8. What is Zaphod Beeblebrox trying to do with the Pan Galactic Gargle Blasters?
9. How did Zaphod and Ford meet Yooden Vranx?
10. How does Slartibartfast make Arthur feel? How does he speak?
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 explains the role of Arthur Dent's character in the story, and the key differences between him and the other characters.
Essay Topic 3
Write an essay stating your opinion, with evidence, of intelligent life on other planets.
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