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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. Who does Cleon say he wants an update on?
2. Where do Seldon and Venabili go to?
3. What does Venabili say the word Renegade means?
4. Who does Marlo Tanto say he works for?
5. What does Raindrop tell Seldon she wants to know about?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Venabili embarrass Seldon?
2. What does Venabili know about robots?
3. How do Seldon and Venabili prepare to go to the Sacratorium?
4. Why is Seldon disappointed in the Mycogenian's book?
5. Why did Rachelle get angry with her officers at the zoo?
6. What do the Tisalver's say about Billibotton and Mother Rittah?
7. What does Raindrop do to Seldon in exchange for giving Seldon the book?
8. How does Sunmaster say they trapped Seldon and Venabili?
9. How do Seldon and Venabili defend their action to the police?
10. What does Seldon think is the key to psychohistory?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Choose one of the following and examine what it expresses about late 20th century society.
1) The role of women.
2) Predictive powers.
3) Mistrust of other cultures.
Essay Topic 2
Compare Seldon's character to the person he was when he first set sail to the person he is at the end of the book.
1) What did Seldon hope to achieve at the beginning of the novel?
2) What events changed Seldon's ideas about life?
3) How has Seldon's character changed by the end of the novel?
Essay Topic 3
Do you think Hummin was right to make Seldon so paranoid about the people around him? Who do the students think was responsible for Seldon's near death?
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