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

2. How fast are the surface winds?
(a) Two hundred miles an hour.
(b) One hundred miles an hour.
(c) Fifty miles an hour.
(d) Three hundred miles an hour.

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

4. How many hours does Spider Rose spend examining their wares?
(a) Sixteen hours.
(b) Twenty-four hours.
(c) Seven hours.
(d) Eight hours.

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

6. How many years do the Investors think it will take humans to buy the secret of their starflight?
(a) Two hundred.
(b) Two thousand.
(c) One thousand.
(d) Three hundred.

7. What doesn't Landau fear any longer?
(a) The cold.
(b) Death.
(c) Public ridicule.
(d) Being alone.

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

9. What does Lindsay leave behind?
(a) His ideals.
(b) All of these.
(c) His integrity.
(d) The rat.

10. As what is Afriel supposed to address the doctor when he has been brought to her?
(a) Swarm.
(b) SmartSwarm.
(c) IntelliSwarm.
(d) None of these.

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

12. What isn't Mirasol meant to mention?
(a) The native Martians.
(b) Both of these.
(c) Neither of these.
(d) The people who were killed.

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

14. What does she have that the Investors want?
(a) None of these.
(b) A planet-jewel.
(c) A new technology.
(d) A jewel the size of a bus.

15. Who does Nikolai meet in ECLECTIC EPILEPTIC?
(a) Abelard Lindsay.
(b) Spider Rose.
(c) Simon Afriel.
(d) Abelard Gomez.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Lindsay do to break the rules?

2. What shrinks to the arena far below?

3. Whose voice does Dr. Afriel hear?

4. What upgrade does this give him?

5. Who had killed Nikolai's wife?

(see the answer keys)

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