Short Answer Questions
Directions: Answer each question with the appropriate short response.
Short Answer Questions - Chapter 1
1. What has happened at the outset of the novel?
2. When does the story take place?
3. What is headed for the Southern hemisphere?
4. What will happen when the radiation covers the Southern hemisphere?
5. Where do Lt. Commander Peter Holmes of the Royal Australian Navy, his wife Mary, and baby daughter Jennifer live?
6. What social gathering have Peter and Mary just hosted as the story opens?
7. How long as it been since Peter had an assignment?
8. Where does Peter have an appointment?
9. What is Peter hoping for?
10. What kind of car does Peter have?
11. Why does Peter not take the car to Melbourne?
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