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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. Where does Voi manage to acquire passage on the starship of her ex-lover?
2. The Neutronium Alchemist: Conflict, by Peter F. Hamilton is the _____ book in a six part series of science fiction books.
3. Concerned that Erick's ship may not have made the jump safely, where does Syrinx travel to?
4. Who is Capone's representative that Duchamp faces after the bomb is removed?
5. Who suggests forming an alliance with Kiera to Capone?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Quinn verify in his own mind the existence of a dark entity?
2. What is the significance of the inverted cross for Quinn?
3. How is Louise different once she leaves Norfolk?
4. How does Mzu escape detection from Joshua when she is busy concocting her plans for revenge?
5. How is the landscape of Valisk like Rubra?
6. How does Capone win at Arnstadt?
7. Why does the younger generation fear the agencies looking for Mzu?
8. How do the younger generation of the Garissan refugees differ from the older one?
9. How are the DeadKnights described in Chapter 1?
10. What does Erick realize about Duchamp when he is detaching the bomb?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe some of the settings for "The Neutronium Alchemist Conflict." What is the overall setting? Be sure to include geography, time period and any pertinent popular culture events. How do these settings even if imaginary, reflect modern settings or culture? Why did the author choose to use these places in "The Neutronium Alchemist Conflict"?
Essay Topic 2
Human origins are discussed at length in Foundations' Edge? How did humanity evolve?? How has humanity colonized and expanded its territory in the novel?
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast the depiction of these two male characters in the book, Calvert and Mzu. How are they similar? How are they different? How are their ultimate experiences similar? What is the lesson that Hamilton wishes to convey through these examples?
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