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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. Where is Eileen Hancock?
(a) Stuck in traffic.
(b) At Yosemite.
(c) In a Hollywood studio.
(d) At home ill.
2. Why does Fred Lauren murder Colleen?
(a) He thinks the world is about to end so he does not care if he is caught.
(b) She has taunted him constantly.
(c) She is married to a man Fred hates.
(d) Fred is paronoid and thinks she is wiretapping him.
3. What does Harry learn at the commune run by Beck?
(a) That there is a roadblock up ahead.
(b) That the comet hit Earth.
(c) That the National Guard is maintaining martial law.
(d) That Harry's home is destroyed.
4. What are Alim Nassor and his brother, Harold Davis, doing?
(a) Hiking in the Rockies.
(b) Casing houses of people who are leaving the city.
(c) Trying to figure out where is safe from the comet.
(d) Digging a comet shelter.
5. What do Tim and Eileen decide to do?
(a) Travel further inland.
(b) Go back towards Los Angeles.
(c) Get some sleep.
(d) Go to the observatory.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Senator Jellison hear while monitoring the astronauts' radio?
2. What does Jakov say about women?
3. What does Tim tell the men at the collapsed tunnel about California?
4. Where does Dr. Sharps' group decide to meet?
5. What does Marty want to do?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Alim demonstrate that he is re-thinking home robberies to ensure his gang's survival?
2. Why are Frank, Mark and Joanne in the desert?
3. What is one repercussion of the "gloom and doom" message preached by Henry Armitage and others?
4. Identify who you think are the protagonist(s), antagonist(s) and two or three secondary characters and why.
5. What makes Gordie decide not to commit suicide?
6. Discuss how carefully Gordie plans his suicide.
7. What do Tim and Eileen find when they arrive at Tujunga and what is the implication?
8. Who finds Harvey and what do they do?
9. Describe the activities aboard the space shuttle and comment upon the conversation.
10. Describe a couple of Harry's "appointed rounds" and an evaluation of this man.
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