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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. As the Organization ships close in, who launches the Alchemist at the gas giant, setting it to its most destructive capabilities?
2. When Bonney gathers together the possessed to hunt and kill Dariat, what does Dariat agree to enter in Valisk?
3. While Jay is playing with Hailie, what subject do they discuss at length?
4. Who does Mzu want to ambush at Toi-Hoi?
5. What do Dariat and Tatiana attach to themselves for buoyancy, and then jump down into the toilet that Rubra has broken and widened for them?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens when a possessed goes to zero tau?
2. How does Rocio going to Capone help Gerard in his mission?
3. What could have the different factions on Nyvan achieved if they cooperated instead of bickered over Mzu?
4. What are some advantages that the possessed have over the living?
5. What does the revelation that Mzu's husband Peter was left on Beezling reveal about her motivations?
6. In Chapter 9, how does the possibility of defeating Capone seem plausible?
7. Why are the Edenists willing to accept the hellhawk in Chapter 13?
8. Why is Rocio uncomfortable with the idea of working with the Edenists?
9. How do Samuel, Mzu, and Monica try to escape the possessed via the basin?
10. Why is Bonney intent on killing Dariat?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The concept of good versus evil appears throughout the book. Who in your opinion is good? Who is bad? Why? Do these characters change over time? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
Choose a character that Calvert grows to like and become familiar with. How does their relationship evolve?
Essay Topic 3
Psychic phenomena is another important theme of Hamilton's book. Where and how are these phenomena revealed and in what ways? Do they change over time? Do they evoke certain emotions in characters and do they promote change or transformation?
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