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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 many major urban centers are on the planet containing the Lowell Sea?
2. As the Kavanaugh girls are waiting to land on Mars, what does Genevieve mention for the first time since they left Norfolk?
3. How does Capone propose keeping the non-possessed who will be working for him in line?
4. Why does the senior editor not want to include more of Shawn Wallace in their news footage?
5. When Joshua listens to the recording from Valisk, he is shocked to learn that ____________is possessed and luring naïve kids to their doom.
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Endron suggest that Louise, Genevieve, and Fletcher register at the new destination as refugees?
2. How does Syrinx answer when the person waiting for her at the bungalow in Eden asks Syrnix about the past?
3. What is Al Capone's only requirement for the non-possessed men who will be crewing Capone's new ships?
4. Why does Kiera Salter consider Dariat to be a dangerous liability?
5. What is the multiplicity made up of?
6. When Syrinx emerges from the jumbled trees into a glade with a lake, how is the bungalow she sees different from the other bungalows in Eden?
7. According to Dariat, how could Dariat conceivably destroy Rubra?
8. According to the person waiting for Syrinx as she approaches the bungalow in the glade on Eden, why is Syrinx at the bungalow?
9. When the Far Realm is readying itself to dock on Mars, what has Fletcher Christian finally been able to accomplish with several days of intense practice?
10. According to Jezzibella, what is the difference between a rifle and a machine gun?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The story takes place primarily in several different locations. Compare and contrast each of the following locations in the story - on New California, on Tranquility, and on Eden. Be sure to include how the characters are treated in each of these locations, as well as how they live and interact with each other. Of the three above locations in the story, which location would you most prefer to live in and why?
Essay Topic 2
There are several habitats of crucial importance in the story, among them Rubra and Tranquility. Describe the characteristics and personalities of these bitek habitats, as well as the interactions of these habitats with their inhabitants. How do these habitats all tie together under Edenist principles? How does the affinity link impact a habitat and its inhabitants?
Essay Topic 3
Antimatter is a major component of the Alchemist. Not only is Dr. Mzu after antimatter, but so is Al Capone. Describe antimatter. What is it? How is it produced? What are its effects? How it is obtained? Why is Capone determined to control the supply of antimatter?
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