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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. What is Amadiro gleefully planning to do?
2. Aside from being addressed in the Personal, what other occurrence disturbs Baley?
3. Who does Baley meet in the Communal Personal?
4. What does Vasilia think of Earth sentiments?
5. What does Amadiro think about the Auroran society?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Vasilia have to say about Fastolfe's fascination with Baley and Gladia?
2. Explain what happens when Baley is alone with Gladia in her house.
3. Explain the threat Gremionis makes when he and Baley meet at his house.
4. How does Amadiro stall for time with Baley until the storm hits?
5. What does Fastolfe think about his daughter's assessment of himself?
6. How does Vasilia describe her upbringing in Fastolfe's house?
7. How does Baley find the character of Amadiro?
8. How does Baley argue that Daneel might be able to control other robots?
9. What would be the outcome if Fastolfe ordered Daneel not to consider him guilty of Jander's destruction?
10. What is the meeting with the Chairman supposed to be about?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Write an essay of at least two typed, double-spaced pages on the subject, Phobias in THE ROBOTS OF DAWN. This two part essay expresses your understanding and evaluation of germ phobia and agoraphobia. Include how phobias lead to obsessive-compulsive behavior.
Essay Topic 2
Write an essay of at least two typed, double-spaced pages on the subject, Ecology and Domed Cities. In THE ROBOTS OF DAWN, the cities on Earth are all covered with domes presumably because the planet's Outside is contaminated and unsafe for human habitation. Your essay should include our current awareness of global warming with Domed Cities as metaphors for the need to reverse looming environmental disasters.
Essay Topic 3
Write an essay of at least two typed, double-spaced pages on the subject, Asimov as a Writer, Scientist, and a Member of MENSA. Use the library and the internet to gather facts about Asimov's life and career.
This section contains 640 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)