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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. What does Conrad ask Ellen to do after discussing his dreams about them on a farm?
(a) He asks her to move in with him.
(b) He asks her to marry him.
(c) He asks her to leave him.
(d) He asks her to have sex with him.
2. What does Roger tell Ellen to marry for?
(b) World peace.
3. Who is in the living room at the opening of the play?
(a) Roger and Tom.
(b) Tom and Reba.
(c) Ellen and Roger.
(d) Reba and Roger.
4. Where does Conrad claim he needs to go as he and Ellen sit on the terrace?
(a) To work.
(b) Home to his mother.
(c) Home to feed his goat.
(d) To school.
5. What does Ellen tell Conrad to leave in the car when he arrives for dinner?
(a) The overnight bag.
(b) The goat.
(c) His wallet.
(d) The cat.
Short Answer Questions
1. What did Reba want to be as a youth?
2. How does Kreton explain that he lives both on another planet and not on another planet?
3. Of what type of metal is Kreton's ship made?
4. What does Roger say is the only organism on Mars?
5. What nickname does the aide think of when he thinks of Powers?
Short Essay Questions
1. Does Kreton seem to understand the intricate details of human relationships?
2. Kreton notes that war is the specialty of humans. Is this true?
3. Why does Kreton view his race as superior?
4. What are the reasons Ellen claims she cannot marry Conrad?
5. Explain why Roger is upset about Powers' revelations on the UFO, and what he tries to do about it.
6. Describe what Conrad says occurred during the night with Roger.
7. Explain which powers the military plans to use, and why?
8. The book makes reference to Ellen as playing Joan of Arc. What is meant by this?
9. Kreton states he envies humans for being imperfect. Why do you think he says that?
10. Why is Reba concerned about the marriage of Ellen and Conrad.
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