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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Sandoz tells Anne to go ahead and _________ God for things she feels are necessary, if that will help her to believe.
2. As a result of the way things have changed, Sandoz decides to make the choice to follow his vows to _____________.
3. Askama asks ____________ if they can ever be happy again, which is a touching moment in the story.
4. Reyes reveals that Sandoz was central to the ______________ out of Mexico and into Haiti, that his family died for this reason.
5. Giuliani informs Sandoz that Sofia was a ______________________ and that this fact would affect the credibility of the findings.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Jimmy Quinn decides to offer himself up for a less glamorous and high paying job at Arecibo in order to work at Arecibo.
Part 1: Why do you think Quinn is so interested in keeping his job at the telescope?
Part 2: Would you have taken on a lower position job even if you had many more qualifications and experience? Why or why not?
Part 3: How does your perception of Quinn change when you see that he is able to take on a lesser job?
Essay Topic 2
The concept of space travel is one that has fascinated and frightened people for years. Some believe it is a waste, while others believe it is essential.
Part 1: Do you think that space travel is important? Why or why not?
Part 2: Why do you think that people are interested in finding out more about other planets?
Part 3: Do you think there are ways in which other planets might be able to help Earth? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
The music that Jimmy Quinn hears from a distant planet causes the entire story to shift into 'mission mode.'
Part 1: Why do you think that the music is important for someone to explore?
Part 2: Do you think that a government should send a group into space just because of some music? Why or why not?
Part 3: How did you react to the discovery of the music when you read it in the story? Why?
This section contains 364 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)