Short Answer Questions Key
1. What has happened at the outset of the novel?
nuclear destruction of the Northern hemisphere
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?
everyone on Earth will be dead
5. Where do Lt. Commander Peter Holmes of the Royal Australian Navy, his wife Mary, and baby daughter Jennifer live?
in a bungalow not far from Falmouth, Australia
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