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. "Every ______ was once an animal," according to the quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson at the start of the book.

2. The book is designed to take on the huge task of cataloging a __________.

3. _________ food is found over cities and the ocean, and comes from the skin of birds, among other strange materials.

4. The members put their hands into something that is too ________ to lift and which is rubbery and hot.

5. Snoring can be corrected by filling the slumbering person with cool _________, according to the first section of the book.

Short Essay Questions

1. How is 'arm' described in Biology?

2. Describe the idea of Gevortsing, as it relates to the idea of sleep collaborations, as detailed in this section of the book.

3. What happens to the skin when a wind gun is used?

4. What is the effectiveness of the healing wind that God carries with him as he flies around in the sky?

5. What is the process of work, as used in the description of the process of welding?

6. What is the object of the hiding-ball game, according to the writing in the story?

7. What is described in the Circle of Willis, one of the many sections in this book?

8. What is the process in which the electricity in the house can be restored in order to power up appliances?

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

10. Where does atmospheric food come from, according to the book?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

A sleep collaboration seems to be a group that wants people to sleep until they chase away the bad things in their lives.

Part 1: How would you define the idea of a sleep collaboration?

Part 2: Why do you think a sleep collaboration might be necessary?

Part 3: Do you think you could be a part of a sleep collaboration?

Essay Topic 2

The violence the author includes seems to be used to shock the reader, rather than to add to the book's strength.

Part 1: Is there ever a place for violence in a book? What purpose can it serve?

Part 2: How do you feel about the section on a family witnessing an intruder coming into the home and then killing themselves?

Part 3: Do you think that the author has a personal experience with an intruder committing suicide?

Essay Topic 3

Marcus writes that disclosing mysteries is a way to look at society without destroying the mysteries themselves.

Part 1: Why do you think society has so many mysteries?

Part 2: How do you think that disclosing a mystery might destroy it?

Part 3: What are the problems with destroying the mysteries of society?

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