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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 60-68.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What type of bit do Amira and McFarlane attempt to drill the meteorite with?
(a) A steel bit.
(b) A diamond bit.
(c) An iron bit.
(d) A glass bit.
2. Where does Glinn ask to meet McFarlane in Chapter 20?
(a) The sickbay.
(b) The captain's mess.
(c) The library.
(d) The bridge.
3. What is McFarlane's pet theory that is revealed in Chapter 25?
(a) Meteorites buried so long they absorbe the color of the earth around them.
(b) Meteorites created by colliding stars.
(c) Intergalaxy meteorites.
(d) Interstellar meteorites.
4. In Chapter 60, what happens in the seconds before the meteorite sets off yet another electrical surge?
(a) Someone touches the meteorite.
(b) The hull breaks.
(c) The cradle fails.
(d) The ship rolls.
5. What impending situation is mentioned in both Chapters 39 and 40?
(a) A hurricane.
(b) A possible panteonero.
(c) An expected tsunami.
(d) A possible earthquake.
Short Answer Questions
1. In Chapter 65, what does Glinn realize the Almirante Ramirez has really done?
2. What unsettling thing does Vallenar do to the Rolvaag in Chapter 36?
3. What color is the meteorite when it is finally exposed in Chapter 24?
4. What is the cradle where the meteorite is to sit in the ship designed for?
5. In Chapter 61, what type of ship does Lloyd hope is following them into international waters?
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