Stories: All-New Tales Test | Final Test - Hard

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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. When was Nicholas Walker dropped to Earth in "Human Intelligence"?

2. Who holds the current job description of Museum Effects Specialist in "The Maiden Flight of McCauley's Bellerophon"?

3. What creatures does Lief claim to see outside the spacecraft in "Leif in the Wind"?

4. What does Quirinus cite as the reason he moves from the area in "The Devil on the Staircase"?

5. Whose son does Quirinus meet behind the red gate in "The Devil on the Staircase"?

Short Essay Questions

1. Where does Quirinus go after committing murder in "The Devil On The Staircase"? Who does he meet there?

2. What is the objective of the cashier in "Land Of The Lost"?

3. Where did Quirinus go to work after his father's death in "The Devil On The Staircase"? Who does he become infatuated with?

4. How does Caroleen feel when she understands her sister's true objective in "Parallel Lines"?

5. How does the author introduce the cult in "The Cult Of The Nose"?

6. What does Ava consider about her pregnancy in the beginning of "Let the Past Begin"?

7. What profession did Quirinus' father have in "The Devil On The Staircase"? How is the setting described?

8. What led to Maggie losing her job in "The Maiden Flight of McCauley's Bellerophon"?

9. Why does the cashier not call the FBI in the ending of "Land Of The Lost"?

10. How are Rex Fisch and his peers described in "Stories"?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Discuss the literary style of author Neil Gaiman and analyze the characters and setting of "The Truth is a Cave in the Black Mountains." How do Calum and the dwarf compare as characters? Who is the protagonist?

Essay Topic 2

Describe and discuss the characters and setting of "Blood." Why is Vera's husband not given a name in the story?

Essay Topic 3

Describe and discuss the fisherman in "Catch and Release." For what reason did the serial killer begin this method of working? How does he feel at the end of the story?

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