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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. How do Tim and Eileen obtain a car?
(a) From a car dealer who knows Tim.
(b) They steal one.
(c) They are unsuccessful in obtaining a car.
(d) Someone gives them one since they don't need it.
2. What does Tim notice about his family?
(a) They do not seem to care about the comet.
(b) They all are so proud of him.
(c) They have grown apart.
(d) They are very close-knit.
3. Where are Major Bennet Rosten and Captain Harold Luce waiting commands.
(a) In a bunker in Wyoming.
(b) In SAC headquarters.
(c) In a bunker near Washington, D.C.
(d) In a bunker somewhere in the Northeast.
4. How does Harry leave Carrie Roman's house?
(a) He walks.
(b) He jumps in a ditch and swims away.
(c) He is able to borrow her bike.
(d) He is able to borrow her motorcycle.
5. What do the astronauts think about the earth?
(a) That it is very resilient.
(b) That it is fragile.
(c) That it is old.
(d) They are thinking about the comet, not the earth.
Short Answer Questions
1. What passes Tim and Eileen and goes off the bridge?
2. What forms over Mexico?
3. Where is Eileen Hancock?
4. Where does Dr. Sharps' group decide to meet?
5. What do Tim and Eileen try to buy?
Short Essay Questions
1. What are Harvey and Mark doing at the opening to this section and what is their "take" on their efforts?
2. Briefly describe Tim and Eileen's journey by car to the observatory.
3. What does Harvey do and how do his tactics work on delaying the Brotherhood?
4. What happens to Norm Lilly that demonstrates the continued deterioration of law and order?
5. Describe a couple of Harry's "appointed rounds" and an evaluation of this man.
6. Most of the major characters are introduced in these first dozen or so chapters and much of what is written is about the protagonist(s), antagonist(s) and secondary characters. Define those three terms.
7. Identify who you think are the protagonist(s), antagonist(s) and two or three secondary characters and why.
8. What does it seem the general philosophy of life is now for most people?
9. Discuss Maureen's conversation with the Reverend Varley and her response to it.
10. Discuss how carefully Gordie plans his suicide.
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