The System of the World Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Caroline respond to the English naval brig?

2. What motivates George Louis' arrival?

3. What does McIan receive from Jack before he enters the English mint?

4. What is Eliza skeptical about regarding the logic mill?

5. Who or what is Prudence?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why does Dappa willingly allow himself to be apprehended?

2. Daniel must dispel certain thoughts both about himself and Sir Isaac; why is it not beneficial for him to be perceived as a Jacobite?

3. How does each member of the Clubb contribute to solve the problem of figuring out who is responsible for the explosions?

4. Why do Sir Isaac, Daniel, and Colonel Barnes think they are in danger in Chapter 27?

5. What is the state of the English economy and coinage, according to Sir Isaac Newton, when Daniel comes to visit him?

6. What are the different motives of Ravenscar and Bolingbroke at the dinner party? Who ends up triumphant at the end of the evening, and why?

7. Describe how Thomas' invention works and how it would benefit the populace.

8. What does Daniel notice about how Peter the Great affects other people?

9. What happens to Henry Arlanc, and why is this not a complete letdown to Daniel and Sir Isaac?

10. What does Eliza try to do at the Opera House? Does she succeed? What does she learn?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Dappa is a negro author and shipmate of the Minerva. Explain how Dappa's character serves as a role reversal from a typical 'escaped slave' narrative, noting specific examples of how he interacts with other characters.

Essay Topic 2

The Whigs and the Tories are the two biggest political parties in England at the time of the novel. Daniel tries to remain neutral in regard to politics, but how are his actions affected by the politics of those around him? Compare and contrast the two parties, using examples from the novel.

Essay Topic 3

Examine how the characters' lives are different in the Epilogs from earlier. Identify any questions the Epilogs answered, as well any new questions a reader might have after reading.

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