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. What does Afriel apply to impress the Swarm?
(a) Perfume.
(b) Jewels.
(c) Hairspray.
(d) Soft fabrics.

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

3. For what is the Froth famous?
(a) Both of these.
(b) Neither of these.
(c) Welcome spontaneity.
(d) Delirium.

4. What is the name of the Investor pet?
(a) "Little Nose for Profits."
(b) Puff.
(c) "Profits."
(d) It is untranslatable.

5. 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 hormonal balance has been altered for longer periods in free fall.
(d) His appendix has been removed.

6. What is the thing that the Investors hit upon that she actually likes?
(a) Home improvements.
(b) Cellular regeneration equipment.
(c) Technology.
(d) Pets.

7. What does the symbiote do?
(a) None of these.
(b) Bites Afriel.
(c) Speaks English.
(d) Speaks to Afriel.

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

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

10. Why are those people killed?
(a) They had completely joined the ecosystem.
(b) They had figured out the Investors' stardrive.
(c) They had figured out how to remain immortal.
(d) They had figured out how to manufacture gems.

11. What does Nikolai begin to resent?
(a) His wife.
(b) His children.
(c) His age.
(d) None of these.

12. Who or what do Nikolai and his friend Alex mimic?
(a) Another Shaper.
(b) A Mechanist.
(c) His father.
(d) His mother.

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

14. What does Spider Rose decide the pet is?
(a) An artificial intelligence robot.
(b) Neither of these.
(c) A genetic artifact.
(d) Both of these.

15. What won't come to Lindsay?
(a) Coherency.
(b) Words.
(c) Thoughts.
(d) None of these.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does she have that the Investors want?

2. What is Arkadya that Valery is not?

3. What does Lindsay leave behind?

4. Whose voice does Dr. Afriel hear?

5. How many years do the Investors think it will take humans to buy the secret of their starflight?

(see the answer keys)

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