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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 does Thor think of Toe Rag's voice?
2. When does Thor wish to meet Odin for a showdown?
3. Why is the African diplomat brought to Woodshead?
4. What does Dirk give Bates for the newspaper he takes?
5. Who turns down the sheets for Odin at Woodshead?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Dirk recall about an interview he read about Pugilism and the Third Autistic Cuckoo?
2. What is Dirk's impression of Cynthia Draycott when he first encounters her?
3. How has Thor felt of late, especially after having had to rip himself from the floor to which he has been glued?
4. What does Sister Bailey regard Odin?
5. What does Dirk think of the 6:30 am meeting time that Anstey arranged for them?
6. What does Kate think of Dirk's appearance when she confronts him after the crash?
7. Why does Dirk think that his 'Zen' navigation technique has led him to precisely where he is supposed to be?
8. Why does Dirk write his order down on a napkin at the Islington cafe?
9. How does the author describe the boy in Anstey's attic room?
10. How does Kate counter Mr. Standish's discussion of a Grand Unified Field Theory of Everything?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe Valhalla. How do people get there? What is it used for? What does it look like? Explain how it compares with the modern world?
Essay Topic 2
Describe Thor's powers. What different things does he use his hammer for in the book?
Essay Topic 3
Explain Dirk's relationship with the electronic I Ching calculator. Why does he buy it? What keeps happening with it? What does it tell him?
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