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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 19, Homecoming.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why does Genly wind up on a communal farm?
(a) He is broke and needs money.
(b) He has to flee without his passport when fighting starts between Karhide and Orgoreyn..
(c) He is taken as a prisoner of war, and the farm is where all POWs are being held.
(d) He enjoyed his communal experience in Otherhord so much, he wants to relive it.
2. What answer (in part) does the king receive?
(a) I sent Genly to you to ask your nation to join the Ekumen.
(b) I want Gethen to join the Ekumen to promote universal peace and harmony.
(c) I do not know what makes a man loyal.
(d) I do not know what makes a man a traitor.
3. The relationship between which two characters is introduced in Chapter 1?
(a) Genly Ai and Estraven.
(b) Estraven and Tibe.
(c) Genly Ai and King Argaven.
(d) King Argaven and Tibe.
4. What does Genly carry in the case that he brings to his meeting with King Argaven?
(a) His ansible communicator.
(b) Money and gifts that were sent by the Ekumen to the king.
(c) His ansible communicator and pictures.
5. Two nights and one day after Estraven and Stokven become kemmers, Estraven is attacked by a party from Stok and presumed killed. Stokven tells his countrymen what to do with Estraven's body. Did they follow Stokven's orders?
(a) No, they take him to Estre for burial.
(b) No, they leave him in the woods for the wild beasts to eat.
(c) Yes, they leave him in the woods for the wild beasts to eat.
(d) Yes, they take him to Estre for burial.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the Gethenians' sexual orientation, according to Chapter 3?
2. When a Gethenian becomes sexually active and finds a partner, what happens?
3. Where does Genly think about going next, and where does he actually decide to go?
4. What is the significance of the title of Chapter 4, "The Nineteenth Day?"
5. Do Gethenians become pregnant as males, or as females?
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