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Schismatrix Plus Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Bruce Sterling
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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. How much is Justice 2 charging for ketamine?



2. What has Lindsay contracted?



3. What isn't one of the factions on Zaibatsu?



4. Who is the bride at the wedding that Lindsay attends?



5. What color is the medical jacket Lindsay dons?



Short Essay Questions

1. What does Nikolai do in order to upset the Mechanist?



2. Why are habitats sacred?



3. What does Dr. Afriel say about humanity?



4. Why does Lindsay feel secure in his incognito clothes?



5. What is Constantine's pride and joy?



6. What interesting information does Lindsay find out about Wellspring?



7. Why won't Nora come with Lindsay?



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



9. How is Wellspring dressed and why?



10. What does Ryumin attempt to convince Lindsay he should do?



Essay Topics

Discuss the Investors and the unity that formed against them. How is this unity rallied and agreed upon? What is the catalyst, and how is this evident to the reader? What would be required for the Investors to become the primary political force? Would this occur? Why or why not?

Discuss the Swarm's offer of immortality. How is this offer hard to refuse? What are some potential consequences of immortality? Why must this offer be closely weighed? Would it be an offer you would take, in Dr. Afriel's position? Why or why not?

Discuss the feuds against the Shapers. What characteristics make them so disliked? Who, specifically, doesn't like them and why? Do these presumed traits by enemies of the Shapers have merit? Why or why not?

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