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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is the furthest city to which Polo has ever traveled?
2. In Chapter 5, as Khan sits in his palace visualizing the growth of his empire, what does he see?
(a) Conquered territories spreading further into other regions.
(b) Overpopulation leading to famine and disease.
(c) More innovations coming from his empire's brightest minds.
(d) Warriors from the west coming to fight for his empire.
3. In Chapter 8, Khan comes to realize that knowledge of his empire can be found in:
(a) The hidden spaces between spoken words.
(b) The hidden clues in Polo's stories.
(c) The hidden patterns on a chessboard.
(d) The hidden places in his vast garden.
4. Who are honored throughout Leonia?
(a) Clock makers.
(b) Street cleaners.
5. How does Melania's population renew itself?
(a) Through the acting out of an ongoing dialogue.
(b) By being reborn and living multiple lives.
(c) Through the annual "Festival of Renewal."
(d) By reciting vows at the start of each new year.
6. What does Khan dream his lands are filled with?
(a) The brightest, most beautiful people.
(b) Gold, silver, and bronze.
(c) Innovative architecture.
(d) Promise and rich growth.
7. If someone wants to see the blueprint for the city of Thekla, what will he be told?
(a) To come back after the working day.
(b) The blueprint was lost in a fire.
(c) The blueprint changes from one hour to the next.
(d) It is buried deep beneath the city.
8. The people of Adelma remind Polo of what?
(a) Spoiled children.
(b) Princes and princesses.
(c) Overstuffed toads.
(d) Friends and relatives who have died.
9. Polo says that Clarice is:
(a) The most normal city he's ever visited.
(b) A glorious city with a tormented history.
(c) The future capital of the empire.
(d) A city of madmen and silent children.
10. The people in the city of Irene are:
11. Polo tells Khan that it is possible the whole world is covered with what?
(a) Illusions and dreams.
(b) Gold and dust.
(c) Hope and despair.
(d) Wastelands and gardens.
12. As Khan studies the wood of his chessboard, Polo begins to talk of:
(a) Elephants, strong winds, and sunsets.
(b) A field of sunflowers, ships, and children fast asleep.
(c) Tattoos, flowers, and men with beards.
(d) An ebony forest , docks, and women at windows.
13. The people of Baucis have:
(a) Nothing left in their storage silos.
(b) A desire to share their knowledge with their neighbors.
(c) Everything they need in the clouds.
(d) Incomparable courage and determination.
14. What is Esmeralda layered with?
(a) Terraces and rice fields.
(b) Sturdy canvas covers of many colors.
(c) Stairs, landings, and bridges.
(d) Flower-covered windowsills and green rooftops.
15. Which of the following is not true about the city of Beersheba?
(a) The most talented architects built the underground version of Beersheba.
(b) Its people honor everything that represents Beersheba's heavenly counterpart.
(c) There are two projections of Beersheba.
(d) Residents highly regard the Beersheba that exists below.
Short Answer Questions
1. As the two men sit smoking their pipes, does Khan actually confront Polo?
2. Polo lays assorted items at the feet of Khan and uses them for what?
3. When Khan travels to visit Kin-sai, what does Polo do?
4. The houses in Argia are filled with what?
5. In Esmeralda, people can choose to travel by:
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