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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who are the hosts?
2. Can Deep Thought figure out the great question?
3. What is Deep Thought the size of?
4. How can Arthur experience the answer to the great question?
5. What does Phouchg call the name "Earth"?
Essay Topic 1
Write an essay that describes the role of the absurd in literature, giving examples of books that use it as a device and explaining what purpose the absurd can play in communicating a message.
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
Explain 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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