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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 admiral in charge of the Confederation Navy Intelligence Service, which is the only planetary system to completely succumb to the possessed?
2. 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?
3. According to Louise, where does she believe Quinn Dexter is heading to when the ship that drops out of the communications net flies away?
4. According to Wing-Tsit, what race has the answers to Syrinx's questions?
5. How does Voi characterize her father when speaking with Dr. Mzu?
Short Essay Questions
1. As Chapter 11 opens, what is Aulie doing that Syrinx thinks is incredibly boring?
2. Why was the Confederation Navy Intelligence Service originally created?
3. According to the person waiting for Syrinx at the bungalow in Eden, what is the purpose of life?
4. How does Syrinx answer when the person waiting for her at the bungalow in Eden asks Syrnix about the past?
5. When the Admiral meets with the doctor at the Confederation Navy Intelligence Service's isolation facility, what is Capone doing according to the Edenists that are monitoring the events on New California?
6. What did the report from Darcy and Lori received by Gilmore indicate that Gilmore is currently researching?
7. According to Dariat, how could Dariat conceivably destroy Rubra?
8. According to the Admiral in charge of the Confederation Navy Intelligence Service, what is the Confederation's main concern as the Confederation tries to deal with the possessed incursions?
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 what Wing-Tsit tells Syrinx during their eighth meeting, what has the Oenone never done?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
There are many characters introduced in the story who do not survive until the end of the story. Identify at least three people killed as the novel progresses. Compare and contrast each of these deaths, being sure to indicate which character died, how the character died, who was responsible for the character's death, and what impact on the overall plot the character's death had. What could have or should have been learned from each of these deaths by the other characters?
Essay Topic 2
In many ways, the novel is a series of contrasts designed to heighten the reader's awareness and draw the reader deeper into the story and the intricacies of each of the story's characters. Identify at least three contrasts that are used in the novel. Describe these contrasts and determine how they impact the story's plot, as well as the reader's emotional involvement in the characters' lives. If these identified contrasts were not included in the story, what impact would their absence have on the storyline, the characters' development, and the readers' involvement?
Essay Topic 3
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?
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