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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 is ornithology?
(a) The study of wings.
(b) The study of owls.
(c) The study of birds.
(d) The study of blood and DNA.
2. With what is Rorchach charged?
(a) The murders of Edgar Jacobi, Gerald Grice and Harvey Furniss.
(b) Scaling the facade of a building.
(c) Stealing from Edgar Jacobi and Harvey Furniss.
(d) The murders of Elsa Jacobi, Gerald Grace and Harvey Furnis.
3. What is the significance of the information given in this section?
(a) It provides important information about the newspaper's attitude.
(b) It provides important information relating to the plot of the novel.
(c) It provides insight into the character of Max Shea and other artists.
(d) It provides good moral leadership for the community.
4. According to the article, what do scientists often fail to appreciate?
(a) The mystery and beauty of birds.
(b) The mystery and beauty of life.
(c) The mysterious ways their salaries are paid.
(d) The mysteries of time and space.
5. Who tries to sell something to Bernhard?
(a) Two Jehovah's Witnesses try to sell him The Watchtower.
(b) Two nuns try to sell him News From Fatima.
(c) Nazi punks try to sell him a biography of Himmler.
(d) Two Scientologists try to sell him books by Ron Hubbard.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who does Dr Long meet near Bernhard's newsstand?
2. In what publication does the article appear?
3. What can we assume about "The Veidt Method"?
4. What significant item does Laurie take with her when she goes with Jon?
5. The leading article is written by . . . ?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is significant about the belongings Laurie takes with her when she goes to Mars with Jon?
2. What is Veidt's plan and what do you think are its chances of success?
3. Explain what is happening in the wider world as Laurie and Dan begin their relationship.
4. What concrete facts do we learn from this section of the novel?
5. Would you agree that the new world order would be a more truthful one?
6. Explain the inclusion of extracts from Sally Jupiter's scrapbook at this point in the novel.
7. What is important about the Veidt Method?
8. What is the political stance of the New Frontiersman?
9. Comment on the importance of this section to the novel as a whole.
10. What new material is provided in this section?
This section contains 932 words
(approx. 4 pages at 300 words per page)