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 wish to convey to the symbiote?
(a) The humility under which he wishes to study the Swarm.
(b) The harmlessness of his endeavor.
(c) All of these.
(d) His best personal wishes.

2. What does Nikolai do when he meets his wife's clone?
(a) None of these.
(b) Goes into shock.
(c) Proposes.
(d) Has a heart attack.

3. What unnerves the Cicadas?
(a) All of these.
(b) The walls and floor of flesh.
(c) The fact that the two alien elements are juxtaposed.
(d) The shops of stone intermixed with the mounds of flesh.

4. What is Arkadya that Valery is not?
(a) Full of false gaiety.
(b) All of these.
(c) Blonde.
(d) Covered with evidence of Mechanism.

5. What is Green Rapture?
(a) A drug Lindsay has taken.
(b) The cure for the blahs.
(c) All of these.
(d) The ultimate anti-boredom drug.

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

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

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

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

10. What does she hope when she has eaten her pets' undecayed flesh?
(a) All of these.
(b) That she will become the pet.
(c) That it has been poisoned and will kill her.
(d) That she will survive.

11. What patent is Navarre attempting to push forward?
(a) One for a new hyperdrive.
(b) One for the production of artificial Investor hide.
(c) None of these.
(d) One for a new malleable rubber compound.

12. What do the Terrans want?
(a) Stability.
(b) Freedom.
(c) Justice.
(d) Truth.

13. At whose home is Landau's celebration from the release of the dogs held?
(a) Arvin Kulagen.
(b) Arvin Kulagin.
(c) Alvin Kulagin.
(d) Armin Kulagin.

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

15. What no longer startles Spider Rose?
(a) The sound of her own laughter.
(b) Both of these.
(c) The sound of footsteps.
(d) Neither of these.

Short Answer Questions

1. What has killed the Queen?

2. What is the prize for the war of the Sunken Gardens?

3. What is lying atop the gems?

4. What do the people eradicate from Lindsay's memory?

5. What does Lindsay leave behind?

(see the answer keys)

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