When the Tripods Came Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Preface and Chapter 1.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How many tentacles do the boys see after the arrival of the tank?
(a) Two
(b) Eight
(c) One
(d) Three

2. What company planned to sponsor a television adaptation of the Tripods?
(a) American Broadcasting Corporation
(b) British Broadcasting Corporation
(c) Japanese Broadcasting Corporation
(d) Public Broadcasting Corporation

3. What is Laurie sleeping on?
(a) A sleeping bag
(b) The ground
(c) A pile of straw
(d) A small mattress

4. How far away is the farmhouse from Laurie's location?
(a) A couple of hundred meters
(b) At least five hundred meters
(c) Only a few meters
(d) At least fifty meters

5. What is the explanation Andy offers when the boys see the first Tripod?
(a) That someone is making a movie
(b) That it can't be real
(c) That it's probably a military experiment
(d) That they've been invaded

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the moon look like when Laurie makes his way to the window to see outside?

2. What kind of dog does Laurie believe he hears?

3. How tall does Laurie say the Tripod is?

4. What does the author say is a fundamental weakness of science fiction books?

5. What is the noise Laurie and Andy hear early the next morning?

(see the answer key)

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