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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Deep Thought's answer to life, the universe, and everything?
2. What type of dinosaur's ribcage is Slartibartfast's chair made of?
3. What is the imaginary planet that Zaphod, Trillian, and Ford are on made of?
4. Who was Yooden Vranx?
5. What does the Blagulon Kappa policecraft do after Marvin the robot talks to it?
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 explaining your opinion on the nature of the universe, and the basic elements of a novel that would communicate this opinion to readers. Be sure to include:
1 - Themes that would best express this viewpoint (for example, optimism, futility, cyclical events);
2 - Types of characters (for example, anti-heroes, well-meaning protagonists);
3 - How the novel's viewpoint is similar or different to that of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.
Essay Topic 3
Write an essay that discusses the meaning of life, the universe, and everything.
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