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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. According to the veterinarian, where is the real power of most big carnivores located?
2. When the soldiers on the helicopters that pick up the remaining group members from the island ask who is in charge, what does Grant reply?
3. After power has been restored and the computer systems reset, Tim runs a count of the animals on the island. How many are now on the island?
4. What kind of insects with six-foot wingspans fly by the children as they leave the maintenance shed?
5. Where are the two electric cars when the power goes out and the cars come to a stop?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Ellie hope that Grant and the children are together in the park?
2. As Grant and the children are floating down the river, they come to the aviary and notice that it is not yet finished. Why do they decide to stop in the aviary anyway?
3. After a system reset, why do all of the individual modules have to be brought online manually?
4. After discovering the missing embryos, Dr. Wu runs a search and discovers something about the frog DNA that Dr. Grant had referred to. What did Wu discover?
5. After power is restored and Malcolm and Hammond are safe in the lodge, they begin to discuss the fate of the planet. Hammond asserts that the planet is in danger. Malcolm disagrees. What does Malcolm believe?
6. While dining with Dr. Wu as the storm rages on the island, what fear does John Hammond admit to?
7. After the power is restored and the systems are reset, Grant comments that equilibrium is being restored to the island. How is true equilibrium being reached on the island?
8. Why was Nedry upset by the storm as he fled the compound and headed to the east dock?
9. Since paleontologists had been digging up bones for years, what did Grant realize that he had forgotten as he was standing on the beach watching the raptors?
10. The conversation that Grant has with his visitor at the pool in San Juan finally reveals why the Hammond Foundation only supported archeological digs in northern climates. Why?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
In the early parts of the story, there are many incorrect theories about the identity of the lizard that attacked Tina Bowman. Describe two of these incorrect theories and discuss how a proper identification at this early stage might have impacted the story and saved people's lives on Hammond's island. Would a correct identification of the lizard have made a difference at all? Why or why not? Support your answer with examples from the story.
Essay Topic 2
Compare and contrast the characteristics, roles, loyalties, and agendas of the following people in the story: Donald Gennaro, John Arnold, Ed Regis, and Dennis Nedry.
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast the group of people trying to regain control of the island with the group of raptors on the island. Compare these two groups in terms of overall number, intelligence, ability to plan, and success achieved. How are they similar? How are they different? Did the group of people actually outsmart the raptors? Why or why not? Support your answer with examples from the story.
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