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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Where do Marie and Joseph go on vacation?
2. What reason are the explorers killed in "The City?"
(a) Insulting residents.
3. What is the name of the woman's nephew?
4. What type of pet is kept by the boy?
5. "The Million-Year Picnic" an Earth family from Earth to avoid which of the following:
(a) Global war.
(d) End of the world.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the name of the main character in "The Emissary?"
2. What is the name of the new resident?
3. One of the objects is shaped like which fruit?
4. What causes the boy to think he is invisible?
5. The boy remembers his friend _____ who had died the previous summer.
Short Essay Questions
1. Who presents a solution to Harris? What is the solution? Does Harris take the advice?
2. What is the purpose of the City? Who built it?
3. How does the Erickson family come across the farmhouse? How do they claim the old house?
4. In "The Last Night of the World" several people have the same dream. What is the dream and what is the combined reaction of the people?
5. What does Father Peregrine discover when he examines the morality of the Martians?
6. What is the problem with the new resident in "The Man Upstairs?" How is the problem resolved?
7. The birth of a child is usually a joyous thing. What goes wrong with the Leiber baby in "The Small Assassin?"
8. Explain the situation that plagues Timothy Elliot in "Homecoming." Why does Timothy feel like an outcast?
9. What do the main characters in "The Next In Line" discover when they go to Mexico? What is their reaction?
10. In "There Will Come Soft Rains" a metropolitan area has been destroyed. What happened to the area? What is left behind?
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