Schismatrix Plus Test | Final Test - Medium

Bruce Sterling
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What would this creature have missed if it would have had to absorb Dr. Afriel?
(a) All of these.
(b) His vigor.
(c) His youth.
(d) His conversation.

2. What does Lindsay say about Mars?
(a) Neither of these.
(b) Mars is too dry.
(c) He doesn't like Mars.
(d) Both of these.

3. What does Nikolai eventually own?
(a) Kyotid Zaibatsu .
(b) Karotid Kluster.
(c) Kiotyd Kluster.
(d) Czarina Kluster.

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

5. What is considered Paradise?
(a) All of these.
(b) A world where everyone gets along.
(c) A world where Superbrights rule.
(d) Untouched and unaltered ecosystems.

Short Answer Questions

1. What patent is Navarre attempting to push forward?

2. What is the first thing the immortal rat does following its release?

3. What shrinks to the arena far below?

4. Who does Nikolai meet in ECLECTIC EPILEPTIC?

5. How does Nikolai's wife die?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why is the name "Fuzzy" a private joke?

2. What does the book refer to in Chapter Nine regarding the strain on humanity?

3. Why isn't intelligence a survival trait?

4. How does Nikolai come to find the central question of the universe? What is the central question?

5. For what reason does the Mechanist woman propose marriage?

6. How is Wellspring dressed and why?

7. What has happened to Lindsay?

8. What has Landau been waiting for, and why did he have to wait?

9. Who had been the previous occupant of the ship and what had happened to it?

10. What does Dr. Mirny tell Dr. Afriel about the Swarm and what he can hope to gain from them?

(see the answer keys)

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