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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why does Khan question Polo's motives for travel?
(a) He no longer wants to fund Polo's travels.
(b) Polo is a complete mystery to him.
(c) He stops trusting Polo.
(d) He hears the longing in Polo's voice.
2. What do the residents of Ersilia do?
(a) Stretch strings from the corners of their houses.
(b) Hang strings from the their ceilings.
(c) Build fantastic stringed instuments.
(d) Tie strings around their trees.
3. Clarice is known for its cycle of death and rebirth and:
(a) Its yearly festival honoring the dead.
(b) Its adherence to the idea of reincarnation.
(c) Burning to the ground and rising from the ashes.
(d) Falling to ruin and being rebuilt.
4. What does Polo describe Eusapia as?
5. What is Octavia known as?
(a) The land of lost dreams.
(b) The city of mist.
(c) Home of the forgotten children.
(d) The spider-web city.
6. How does Polo describe the city of Olinda?
(a) Lonely, lovely, and lost.
(b) Longing for a renewed version of itself.
(c) Like the billowing clouds of summer.
(d) Like trees, it grows in concentric circles.
7. Polo says that Clarice is:
(a) A glorious city with a tormented history.
(b) The future capital of the empire.
(c) A city of madmen and silent children.
(d) The most normal city he's ever visited.
8. In Esmeralda, who moves through the sewers with the rats?
(b) Conspirators and smugglers.
(c) The cleaning crew.
9. Which of the following is not true about the city of Beersheba?
(a) Its people honor everything that represents Beersheba's heavenly counterpart.
(b) There are two projections of Beersheba.
(c) The most talented architects built the underground version of Beersheba.
(d) Residents highly regard the Beersheba that exists below.
10. Can the reader tell with certainty whether or not Polo's many cities actually exist?
(c) Only in a handful of cases.
(d) Yes, in most cases.
11. What do the people of Beersheba believe?
(a) They are descended from ancient gods.
(b) Another Beersheba exists, suspended in the heavens.
(c) They are living in a dream.
(d) Their emperor favors Beersheba above all other cities.
12. In Chapter 5, as Khan sits in his palace visualizing the growth of his empire, what does he see?
(a) Overpopulation leading to famine and disease.
(b) Conquered territories spreading further into other regions.
(c) More innovations coming from his empire's brightest minds.
(d) Warriors from the west coming to fight for his empire.
13. The form of the city of Eudoxia is preserved in a carpet. When someone who is lost stares at this carpet, what happens?
(a) One becomes hopelessly lost.
(b) One enters a state of deep sleep.
(c) A guide appears to lead the lost sojourner home.
(d) The carpet reveals the exact street on which one stands.
14. When Khan travels to visit Kin-sai, what does Polo do?
(a) Congratulates him.
(b) Stays behind.
(c) Warns him not to go.
(d) Accompanies him.
15. Looking at Argia from above, what does one see?
(d) Green rooftops.
Short Answer Questions
1. In Chapter 8, Khan is on the verge of:
2. What does Leonia do on a daily basis?
3. Leandra is protected by two species, both of which are:
4. What does the hidden side of Moriana look like?
5. When families in Leandra move in to new houses, who follows them?
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