The Atlantis Gene Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

A.G. Riddle
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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. How long ago does Martin Grey say his team had discovered the submarine in Antarctica when speaking to Dorian Sloane in Part II: "A Tibetan Tapestry," Chapter 41?

2. Where has Dr. Kate Warner been taken in the opening of Part I: "Jakarta Burning," Chapter 28?

3. According to the narrator in the novel’s Prologue, the Nazis sent expeditions to Antarctica in what years?

4. When David Vale examines the numbers in the craigslist ad in Part II: "A Tibetan Tapestry," Chapter 42, the first numbers turn out to be GPS coordinates for a location at the border of what countries?

5. Who is the director of the Clocktower counterterrorism organization in Part I: "Jakarta Burning," Chapter 2?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is the setting of Part I: "Jakarta Burning," Chapter 6? Who is the main character in this chapter?

2. What obstacle do David and Kate meet in Part II: "A Tibetan Tapestry," Chapter 46? How do they overcome the obstacle?

3. What setting is described in the opening of Part II: "A Tibetan Tapestry," Chapter 45? What special gear does Martin Grey don in the opening of the chapter?

4. How does Josh Cohen go about sending David Vale a message before he is intercepted in Part I: "Jakarta Burning," Chapter 25?

5. What is the setting of Part I: "Jakarta Burning," Chapter 2? What is David Vale doing when the chapter opens?

6. What actions does Dorian Sloane take in Part II: "A Tibetan Tapestry," Chapter 47? Whom does he contact?

7. Where does Kate awaken in Part II: "A Tibetan Tapestry," Chapter 40? How is this setting described?

8. What is the setting described in the opening of Part I: "Jakarta Burning," Chapter 1? What is Dr. Kate Warner doing when the chapter opens?

9. How does Josh Cohen discover David Vale is still alive in Part I: "Jakarta Burning," Chapter 25? What danger does Josh face at this point?

10. How is the uncovered artifact described in the novel’s Prologue? What words are seen on the side of the vessel?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Discuss the symbolism and meaning of the tapestry that Kate finds with Qian in the novel. What historical events are depicted on the tapestry? What futuristic events are detailed? What do you think the tapestry symbolizes? Why?

Essay Topic 2

Discuss the character of David Vale in The Atlantis Gene. How does David differ from Kate Warner? What is David’s objective in the novel? How does David’s character evolve throughout the story?

Essay Topic 3

Describe and discuss the two settings established in the Prologue and Part I: "Jakarta Burning," Chapter 1. How populous are these settings? What is the time period established in the beginning of the novel? What tone is established with these two settings?

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