The Sparrow Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

Mary Doria Russell
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In five months of traveling on the ship, how many years have passed on Earth?
(a) 2 years.
(b) 5 years.
(c) 7 years.
(d) 10 years.

2. What is the name of the children that Sandoz appears to take a special interest in after they have met?
(a) Felipe.
(b) Joseph.
(c) Terry.
(d) John.

3. Candotti eventually finds Sandoz standing by the ____________ after he has apparently wandered off.
(a) Bridge.
(b) Church.
(c) Highway.
(d) Shore.

4. Brother ____________ tells John Candotti that Sandoz is nowhere to be found at the start of this section.
(a) Johannes.
(b) John.
(c) Edward.
(d) Richard.

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

6. What is the profession of Anne, the woman Jimmy meets through George, a volunteer at Arecibo?
(a) Commander.
(b) Sister.
(c) Secretary.
(d) Doctor.

7. Sandoz will never completely recover so he is fitted with _____________ technology in order to help him function.
(a) Apparatus.
(b) Leech.
(c) Computer.
(d) Prosthetic.

8. Candotti answers through _________________ due to all that God has provided to man, he can answer Sandoz's question in the affirmative.
(a) Joy.
(b) Anger.
(c) Destruction.
(d) Service.

9. _____________ is adamant about staying clear of the mission, even after the music has been heard.
(a) Sandoz.
(b) Anne.
(c) George.
(d) Quinn.

10. Who is Jimmy jealous of that prompts him to leave the dinner party a bit earlier than everyone else?
(a) Sandoz.
(b) Sofia.
(c) George.
(d) Anne.

11. Who discovers that she is attracted to the young priest as she is helping him recover from his wounds?
(a) No one.
(b) Julia.
(c) Anne.
(d) Sofia.

12. Who does Jimmy Quinn call after he listens to space and hears a beautiful piece of extraterrestrial music?
(a) Sofia.
(b) Anne.
(c) George.
(d) Sandoz.

13. Through his project, Jimmy believes, he might be able to prove that ____________ intelligence is more reliable.
(a) Human.
(b) Alien.
(c) Artificial.
(d) Manufactured.

14. Giuliani reminds Voelker that Sandoz is not ____________ and that their purpose is simply to gather the necessary information about the mission.
(a) Stupid.
(b) Well.
(c) A civilian.
(d) On trial.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. After the discovery of the transmission, who falls asleep dreaming about being alone in the dark, in a small place that had a door that opened to reveal light?

2. A debate begins over the __________________ of the transmission that Jimmy has found in space.

3. Emilio Sandoz meets with __________________ for the first time in August 2014 on the campus of John Carroll University.

4. At the present time, no one remembers how beloved and respected ____________ was in the community and in the world.

5. Jimmy is happy, however, that he had _________ months of experience working at Arecibo before he gets fired.

(see the answer keys)

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