The Illustrated Man Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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. What is the boat stored in when the men leave the Venusian body of water?

2. At the beginning of "Highway", how long has it been since Hernando has seen a car on the road?

3. How many priests travel to Mars?

4. How many illustrations are on the Illustrated Man?

5. What are two girls playing in "The Last Night of the World"?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Martin say to the Captain when he insists on interrogating the people in the city?

2. How do the men walking through the Venusian rain carry a boat?

3. Why was Hernando standing in the rain by the highway?

4. What has the nursery become to the children?

5. Describe the "church" that the Fathers build on Mars.

6. What happened to the first Sun Dome that the men found?

7. Will Captain Hart ever find the man?

8. Who was the artist who tattooed the Illustrated Man?

9. How would Willie treat the white people if they come to Mars?

10. What does David McClean recommend that George and Lydia do with the nursery?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Discuss how greed destroys happiness in "The Visitor". Use examples from the story.

Essay Topic 2

In "The Veldt", technology becomes dangerous. Discuss the threat of ever-increasing technology, using examples from the story.

Essay Topic 3

Discuss the psychological and physical effects that Venus has on men in "The Long Rain".

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