Out of the Silent Planet Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 6.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. When Ransom explores parts of the space ship, what does he find?
(a) Many empty rooms
(b) Many animals and insects from earth
(c) Boxes full of dirt
(d) Several other human hostages

2. Devine leaves Ransom supposedly to go into the kitchen to get what?
(a) ham sandwiches
(b) Soda water
(c) chicken noodle soup
(d) cheese and crackers

3. Because the moon looks so strange to Ransom, what does he think?
(a) He wonders if the drug he was given in his drink has affected his vision
(b) He thinks Weston must have hypnotized him
(c) He thinks it must be a harvest moon
(d) He thinks he's asleep and dreaming

4. After Devine questions Ransom, what does he learn?
(a) Ransom quit his job at Cambridge
(b) Ransom lives down the street from the Rise
(c) Ransom is on a walking tour, of which no one knows
(d) Ransom plans to retire and write a book on Swahili

5. When Ransom asks why he is kidnapped, Weston tells him that:
(a) Ransom was the most outstanding example of humanity
(b) Ransom was to be used for space experiments
(c) Weston is only following orders and does not know why
(d) Ransom's knowledge of astronomy is needed

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Ransom's thoughts about space foreshadow?

2. How does Ransom spend his time during the next few weeks?

3. When Ransom comes to from being drugged, he tries to escape but is unable because:

4. What are the three men doing in Ransom's dream?

5. The view outside the window is:

(see the answer key)

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