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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. For whom does Y.T. work?
2. What has the Snow Crash done to Da5id?
3. What important job does Y.T. accomplish in time for the Mafia?
4. What kind of motorcycle did Hiro want?
5. Where is the package Y.T. picks up destined for?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does the Raft navigate?
2. When Y.T. enters Fedland, what else can we note about the present government?
3. Who is Da5id?
4. How is it apparent the control Hiro has over the information system?
5. What is atypical of what appears to be a typical drug deal?
6. What are some possible reasons that Y.T. might feel uncomfortable around the people of Griffith Park and the Falabalas?
7. What is the Black Sun?
8. What is the link between the virus, the drug and L. Bob Rife?
9. For the first time in this book, the effects of the drug Snow Crash are revealed to Hiro. What are they?
10. What is the Sacrifice Zone?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Hiro embarks on a mission to save the world and risks life and limb to do so. Write an essay that details his motivations and compare that with what you would have done in a similar situation.
Essay Topic 2
Write an essay that details Metaverse to someone who might never have heard of a computer before? Discuss restrictions vs. abilities in this world and in that one.
Essay Topic 3
Define the literary device moral. Do you think there is a moral to this story? If so, what is it? If not, do you think you could create one? Explain why an author might choose to use a moral.
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