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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. According to the conversation that takes place at the bungalow in Eden, what is the giver in the Buddhist act of giving called?
2. As Kiera contemplates moving Valisk into another universe, how many people are currently in Valisk?
3. As the Tantu jumps one light year after failing to comply with the SD Command's request, how many warships are racing towards the Tantu?
4. How many captains had Dr. Mzu contacted the previous year in regard to a possible charter flight?
5. When Joshua and Ione are together on Tranquility, what are they drinking?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Kiera Salter consider Dariat to be a dangerous liability?
2. When Genevieve sees the planet that contains the Lowell Sea, how does she describe the planet's difference from Norfolk?
3. According to the person waiting for Syrinx at the bungalow in Eden, what is the purpose of life?
4. According to what Wing-Tsit tells Syrinx during their eighth meeting, what has the Oenone never done?
5. While talking to Genevieve while the Far Realm is waiting to dock on Mars, to what does Louise compare the experience of being possessed?
6. According to Dariat, what is Rubra's main priority?
7. According to Kiera, what is an indication of Dariat's true instability?
8. As Chapter 11 opens, what is Aulie doing that Syrinx thinks is incredibly boring?
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 Dariat, how could Dariat conceivably destroy Rubra?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast the characteristics, roles, loyalties, and agendas of the following people in the story: Al Capone, Quinn Dexter, Ralph Hiltch, and Fletcher Christian.
Essay Topic 2
Throughout the story, there are several situations where a character's life is in danger.
a. Identify at least three instances where one of the characters is in danger. Describe the situation and how the character escapes from danger.
b. Compare and contrast the dangerous situations in which others are attempting to harm your identified characters. What is the motivation in each of these situations to do harm?
Essay Topic 3
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?
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