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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Mayor Seitz do?
(a) Declares a state of emergency.
(b) Begins getting rid of deadbeats in the town.
(c) Goes to see Senator Jellison.
(d) Concedes to Senator Jellison's authority.
2. What is being handed out in Tujunga?
(a) Permits to travel.
(b) Ration cards.
(c) Gas masks.
(d) Identification badges.
3. What does Tim encounter on his way to the lab?
(a) A group of men in white robes chained to streetlights and begging passersby to pray that the comet misses Earth.
(b) A huge rock blocking the road.
(c) A group of riot-equipped cops.
(d) Several large craters.
4. Where does Harvey say his son Andy can go?
(a) Hiking with the Boy Scouts.
(b) To visit his grandmother in Wyoming.
(c) To the beach surfing.
(d) To a rock concert in San Jose.
5. Who tries to take Harry to town?
Short Answer Questions
1. What is no longer considered any good?
2. Who are the Sinanians?
3. What does Tim share with Eileen?
4. What does Harvey find when he arrives home?
5. What do Tim and Eileen try to buy?
Short Essay Questions
1. Identify who you think are the protagonist(s), antagonist(s) and two or three secondary characters and why.
2. Why is the rain that is falling salty?
3. What does it say about Tim and Eileen that they agree to take four of the children and about Larry who refuses to harm Tim and Eileen?
4. What policy does Jellison and his cohorts decide upon and do you agree with them?
5. What advice does Tim give the ranger?
6. Why does Harvey wonder about where Marie might be?
7. How is the comet likened to a hot fudge sundae and what is the consequence of that analogy?
8. What demonstrates that the women are handling the situation quite well?
9. What happens to Norm Lilly that demonstrates the continued deterioration of law and order?
10. How do the astronauts decide to land in California?
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