Chapter 1, A Parade in Erhenrang
1. The planet on which Genly Ai is stationed is called 'Gethen' by its inhabitants. What do humans know this planet as?
(b) Formaldehyde 5.
2. This city is the capital of the nation of Karhide:
(a) The Island.
3. What is the name of Karhide's king?
(a) King Argaven XIV.
(b) King Arthur.
(c) King Aragon.
(d) King Argaven XV.
4. What is the purpose of the parade upon which Chapter 1 opens?
(a) It celebrates the completion of the Arch of River Gate.
(b) It celebrates the Karhide Independence Day.
(c) It celebrates the King's ascension to the throne.
(d) It celebrates Genly's arrival.
5. In Chapter 1, who is Pemmer Harge rem ir Tibe ('Tibe' for short) described as?
(a) The mayor of Erhenrang.
(b) There is no one in the book by this name.
(c) The Prime Minister.
(d) The king's cousin.
6. What is the mortar the king applies to the Arch's keystone made of?
(a) Ground animal bones mixed with human blood.
(b) Ground human bones mixed with human blood.
(d) Ground animal bones mixed with animal blood.
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