Schismatrix Plus Test | Final Test - Easy

Bruce Sterling
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. For whom is Lindsay waiting?
(a) Kitsune.
(b) His clone of Nora.
(c) Alexandrina.
(d) Wellspring.

2. How does Nikolai's wife die?
(a) She doesn't die.
(b) Contact venom on the door knob of their home.
(c) Her cybernetics gives out.
(d) Shot.

3. What do the people eradicate from Lindsay's memory?
(a) His Shaper training.
(b) His ability to reverse his aging.
(c) All of these.
(d) His ability to twist words.

4. What isn't an alteration to the Captain-Doctor's body?
(a) His lungs have been enlarged.
(b) The structure of his heart has been designed for greater productivity.
(c) His appendix has been removed.
(d) His hormonal balance has been altered for longer periods in free fall.

5. What is under the ibis feathers?
(a) Nothing.
(b) Human muscle.
(c) Mechanisms designed to keep the body going.
(d) Bird tissue.

6. What is the new caste's specialty?
(a) Intelligence.
(b) Cloning.
(c) All of these.
(d) Breeding.

7. Where does Landau find Wellspring?
(a) In Dogtown.
(b) On Earth.
(c) None of these.
(d) In Zaibatsu.

8. Who has made no attempt to contact the local primitives?
(a) All of these.
(b) The Investors.
(c) The Mechanists.
(d) The gasbags.

9. What is it thought that Wellspring engineered?
(a) All of these.
(b) The death of the Comptroller.
(c) The disappearance of Abelard Lindsay.
(d) The crash of '41.

10. How long does this new caste member live?
(a) Five hundred years.
(b) None of these.
(c) A thousand years.
(d) Two hundred years.

11. What is inside the synthetic gem?
(a) Amber.
(b) Lichen.
(c) Moss.
(d) Gold flecks.

12. What is the cat's name?
(a) Saturn.
(b) Whiskers.
(c) Sylvester.
(d) Pluto.

13. What shrinks to the arena far below?
(a) Both of these.
(b) The world's sins.
(c) Neither of these.
(d) The world's sadness.

14. What is the only native animal life in the orbiting Mechanist colonies?
(a) Fish.
(b) Dogs.
(c) Cats.
(d) Roaches.

15. How do the gasbags communicate?
(a) Winds and rains.
(b) Both of these.
(c) Unstable states of atmospheric dynamics.
(d) Neither of these.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Afriel apply to impress the Swarm?

2. What is Green Rapture?

3. What does she hope when she has eaten her pets' undecayed flesh?

4. What do the Terrans want?

5. For what does the Captain-Doctor say that he would have paid from the Investors?

(see the answer keys)

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