Neuromancer Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Molly's code name during the operation to steal Flatline's construct?

2. What is wrong with Case?

3. What does Molly need to get for Riviera?

4. What mental disorder was Corto diagnosed with?

5. What type of paradise do Case and Flatline find?

Short Essay Questions

1. Who are the Turing police? What is known about them so far?

2. What do you think the code word is?

3. What has Armitage done to Case to ensure his loyalty?

4. What is cyberspace?

5. What does Michele tell Case about the severity of his crimes?

6. Why does Ashpool kill his wife? How does her death affect the family?

7. Why does Case try to save Corto/Armitage?

8. What happens to Armitage in this chapter?

9. How does Case find strength within himself?

10. How does Case compare Corto to the Tessier-Ashpools?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Write an essay arguing either for, or against, human cloning. Be sure to address:

1) Moral and social implications.

2) Beneficial and nefarious uses of the technology.

3) Whether or not you feel human cloning will become commonplace, and why.

Essay Topic 2

Write an essay on the role of technology in the human search for immortality. Be sure to address:

1) Possible applications of technology to extend human life, i.e., electronic encoding of the brain, medical science, cybernetics, etc.

2) Social, economic, and demographical effects of living forever.

3) Other methods, either scientific or mystical, by which humans have attempted to gain immortality.

Essay Topic 3

Write an essay detailing the many ways in which modern humans escape from reality, and the effect this has upon the species as a whole. Be sure to address:

1) Benefits of and dangers from escapism, fantasy, and alternative realities.

2) Recommendations for resolving any problems identified in the essay.

3) Personal examples of escaping from reality, along with explanations for the examples.

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