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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 19.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Weston think when the Oyarsa asks about the dead hross?
(a) He thinks it's possible the Oyarsa is actually real
(b) Unable to see where the voice of Oyarsa is coming from, Weston thinks it is a ventriloquist trick
(c) He believes they are going to be punished for killing the hross
(d) He believes he's hallucinating

2. What does Ransom think when the woman tells him about the Rise?
(a) He wonders if he has already walked past it.
(b) He wonders what two professors are doing out in the country.
(c) He thinks that is no place for a boy to work.
(d) They might be willing to give him a place to stay for the night..

3. What does he see following behind the herd of creatures?
(a) A human like person with a shepard's crook
(b) Weston
(c) A sorn
(d) A stalking lion looking animal

4. Ransom is a professor of:
(a) herbology
(b) sociology
(c) philology or languages
(d) astronomy

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

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Ransom feel when he finds out he is in space?

2. Where and with whom does Ransom spend the night on the island?

3. What is a pfifltriggi carving on one of the stones?

4. How often do the hross marry?

5. Why does Ransom becomes depressed as they enter Malacandra's atmosphere?

(see the answer key)

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