The Sparrow Quiz | One Week Quiz A

Mary Doria Russell
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Village of Kashan and Great Southern Forest: Eight Weeks After Contact, Village of Kashan: Seventh Na'alpa—Fifth Partan, Naples: August 2060.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What did Jean-Claude Jaubert offer to Sofia as a way for her to get out of her position?
(a) Marriage.
(b) A contracted life.
(c) A new home.
(d) A large pile of money.

2. Jimmy Quinn describes that his job with Sofia will entail - the searching for ____________ signals.
(a) Orbiting.
(b) Extraterrestrial.
(c) Moon.
(d) Space ship.

3. What happened as a result of the information being shared that the Society of Jesus was sending a ship into space?
(a) The pope was displeased.
(b) Public outcry.
(c) Other ships followed.
(d) Nothing.

4. What is the one physical symptom that everyone has as they are getting accustomed to the sensation of zero gravity?
(a) Nausea.
(b) Ringing ears.
(c) Weight loss.
(d) Acne.

5. Sandoz was encouraged to take on a ____________ position at the university, but Sandoz feels he has unfinished business.
(a) Linguistics.
(b) Mathematics.
(c) Theology.
(d) Psychology.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the profession of Alan Pace, one of the members of the crew of the spaceship to the new planet?

2. In five months of traveling on the ship, how many years have passed on Earth?

3. Who asks Father Sandoz for assistance in learning how to cope with celibacy during their time on the ship?

4. When the new crew came to the planet, they found that ___________ was living in a house of prostitution.

5. The Magellan crew, when they got to the planet, found that there was a group of angry natives, the ___________.

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