The Left Hand of Darkness Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 3, The Mad King.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the climate on the planet Gethen, year-round?
(a) Cool and rainy.
(b) Cold and freezing.
(c) The planet experiences all four seasons.
(d) Warm and sunny.

2. What are the two themes that are introduced in Chapter 1?
(a) Betrayal and fear of the unknown.
(b) Love and betrayal.
(c) Religion and spirituality.
(d) Journey and discovery.

3. What is the Gethenians' mating cycle known as?
(a) Kemmer.
(b) Being in heat.
(c) Libido.
(d) Mating cycle.

4. Where does the story in Chapter 2 take place?
(a) Orgoreyn.
(b) The Hearth of Shath.
(c) Karhide.
(d) The Hearth of Orhoch.

5. What is the purpose of the parade upon which Chapter 1 opens?
(a) It celebrates Genly's arrival.
(b) It celebrates the completion of the Arch of River Gate.
(c) It celebrates the King's ascension to the throne.
(d) It celebrates the Karhide Independence Day.

Short Answer Questions

1. How long does a journey from Gethen to the Prime World, Hain, take?

2. When Getheren leaves Orhoch, what name does he travel under?

3. What is the mortar the king applies to the Arch's keystone made of?

4. What is Genly Ai's mission?

5. What is the proclamation made just before Genly is taken in to see the king?

(see the answer key)

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