Quicksilver Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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. Where is the book set at the beginning?

2. How many wagons does Leibniz take to the Fair?

3. What did Eliza disguise herself in when she ran away with Jack?

4. Where did homeless people go to stay warm?

5. Who did Daniel make the hole at a college for?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Drake think of the London fire?

2. What happened to make Daniel upset with Hooke's experiments?

3. What job did Jack have at the prison?

4. How does Daniel help Van Hoek in Cape Cod Bay?

5. What news does the Earl of Epsom bring Daniel?

6. How does the doctor help Jack?

7. What happens when Trinity re-opens after the first closure?

8. What does Daniel say about England and war?

9. How does Daniel describe the beginning of his friendship with Newton?

10. Why did Daniel think he got the best education possible at Cambridge?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

The pursuit of happiness was a common theme found in this book. What parts of the plot embodied this theme, and how did that pursuit affect the characters involved?

Essay Topic 2

Friendship is a central theme of this book. What are the main friendships, and how did their inclusion in this book affect the outcome of the plot?

Essay Topic 3

Obsession is a theme present in a number of places in the plot. What are some of the best examples of this theme, and how did the presence of this theme affect the outcome of this book?

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