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. Who asks Father Sandoz for assistance in learning how to cope with celibacy during their time on the ship?
(a) D.W.
(b) Marc.
(c) George.
(d) Jimmy.

2. As Sandoz walks past Candotti and Edward, he mutters the words, "Not ___________, Lazarus."
(a) Magdalene.
(b) Jesus.
(c) God.
(d) John.

3. At the present time, no one remembers how beloved and respected ____________ was in the community and in the world.
(a) Sandoz.
(b) Voelker.
(c) Mendes.
(d) Candotti.

4. At the time, Sandoz is teaching a course in beginner's _________ where he meets a bright pupil named Anne Edwards.
(a) French.
(b) Italian.
(c) Spanish.
(d) Latin.

5. When this person begins to float as the spaceship takes off, they begin to experience God and become certain God exists. Who is this person?
(a) Jimmy.
(b) Anne.
(c) Sandoz.
(d) Sofia.

6. It wasn't until ___________ is found that all of the backers scramble to avoid any scandal related to the space mission.
(a) Candotti.
(b) Sandoz.
(c) Voelker.
(d) Sofia.

7. Giuliani tells Sandoz that he is unimpressed by his ___________, and that others have broken their vows too.
(a) Silence.
(b) Self pity.
(c) Stubborness.
(d) Faith.

8. Once back where he wants to be, Sandoz begins to shape up the ____________ by recruiting children and taking a special interest in one.
(a) Mission.
(b) House.
(c) Hospital.
(d) Telescope.

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

10. Sofia plays the _________ as Jimmy begins to sing a love song that is obviously directed to her as well.
(a) Harp.
(b) Drums.
(c) Piano.
(d) Guitar.

11. What is the profession of one of the critics who thinks that Sandoz is guilty of wrongdoing while he was on the foreign planet?
(a) Banker.
(b) Teacher.
(c) Miner.
(d) Secretary.

12. The Magellan crew, when they got to the planet, found that there was a group of angry natives, the ___________.
(a) Jana'ata.
(b) Juna'ma.
(c) Rata.
(d) Runa.

13. What does Sandoz continue to do until he gets this action just right, even as his hands freeze and the temperatures drop?
(a) Throws stones in the water.
(b) Sits in the ocean.
(c) Touches the walls.
(d) Stands with his hands bare.

14. What does Sofia call Ian in order to secure for the trip to the new planet during the mission?
(a) An airplace.
(b) A hovercraft.
(c) An asteroid.
(d) A spaceship.

15. A debate begins over the __________________ of the transmission that Jimmy has found in space.
(a) Truthfulness.
(b) Possession.
(c) Validity.
(d) Source.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the one physical symptom that everyone has as they are getting accustomed to the sensation of zero gravity?

2. Who spies the interactions between Sandoz, Edward, and Candotti from the balcony at the Naples estate?

3. What happens to allow the people of the Society of Jesus to stop questioning the investment?

4. Jimmy presents a proposal that will allow him to keep working at Arecibo and also begin to work on receiving his ___________.

5. Sofia confesses that she is bound to a ____________ by a broker who is paying for her tuition.

(see the answer keys)

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