The Engines of God Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

Jack McDevitt
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part Two: Temple of the Winds: Chapters 6 and 7.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What planet are they trying to terraform?
(a) Inakademeri.
(b) Noks.
(c) Antioch.
(d) Quraqua.

2. What does Richard notice about it?
(a) From the center outward, it shows no sign of symmetry.
(b) From the center outward, it is in ever larger circles.
(c) From the center to the outer ring it is concentric.
(d) From the center outward, it is a mirror image of itself.

3. What is the name of the shuttle that Hutch pilots and Richard hitches a ride on?
(a) The 'Quraqua Speedster'.
(b) The 'Jonathan Winklerman'.
(c) The 'Johann Winckelmann'.
(d) The 'Winking Jonathan'.

4. What strength will the earthquakes that follow the explosions be?
(a) 14.2 on the Grover Scale.
(b) 12.6 on the Grovener Scale.
(c) 18.4 on the Grovener Scale.
(d) 16.3 on the Grovener Scale.

5. What does Melanie make sure Hutch is aware of?
(a) A ring of ice is being employed.
(b) The submersible is waiting.
(c) The gravity is too extreme.
(d) The entire coastline will be destroyed.

Short Answer Questions

1. What part of the terraforming schedule is likely to cause the largest problem on Quraqua?

2. What decision does Richard Wald make?

3. When do Hutch and Richard arrive at Quraqua?

4. What do they still require to decipher the language?

5. What is the name of the city Richard and Hutch explore from the Alpha shuttle first?

(see the answer key)

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