The Age of Wire and String Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Ben Marcus
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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. Sleep collaborations were held in Texas and _______ in 1987.

2. Gods who are cooking ________ over a fire are interrupted by a flier in the sky.

3. Michael Marcus' quote at the start of the book states, "Mathematics is the supreme __________ of our time."

4. The snoring message is usually a _______ to be pulled out as the sleeper is usually drowning.

5. ___________ are served in the air's upper layers, according to the author.

Short Essay Questions

1. Some of the foods evolved into garments with what sorts of names, according to the book's content?

2. Within a piece of experimental fiction, what are some of the traditional conventions that are not used?

3. What is the point that is made about the prison publishing industry, according to the book?

4. What will happen when the sleeper's stomach is massaged when they are snoring?

5. What is the purpose of the wires that the sun has, according to the description of the author?

6. What are some of the foods that are listed in the description of the food costume at the start of this chapter?

7. What is the problem with the flaxen tree tools that can create angels, according to the author in this book?

8. What is happening in response to the cultivated flowers in the prison, per this particular section of the book?

9. While the origin of air days is unclear, how are they celebrated by people in the area?

10. What happens to the flier that is landing on the floating island of the Gods?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

People, according to the book, try to become the 'thompson' or the supreme leader when a part of religion.

Part 1: Who do you think Thompson refers to in the book?

Part 2: Why do you think people seek out the opportunity to become a supreme leader?

Part 3: Do you believe that people are always trying to be powerful?

Essay Topic 2

Coughing is described as a way to move people or things between levels.

Part 1: How would you define the idea of levels, since the author doesn't make this idea clear?

Part 2: Why do you think coughing and not laughing moves people?

Part 3: Do you think that everyday events cause major changes in life?

Essay Topic 3

In a certain place, people can live in a number of different shelters, including scooped out dogs.

Part 1: Why would it be important for people to have the ability to live in different shelters?

Part 2: What are the shelters you would like to live in, if you had to choose?

Part 3: How do you think a person is protected by living in different shelters?

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