When the Tripods Came Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 2 and 3.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the sound coming from the tank?
(a) A series of beeps and hums
(b) Birds chirping
(c) Classical music
(d) A voice offering a peaceful welcome

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

3. Which of the following was NOT the site of a landing during the initial contact?
(a) Montana
(b) Dartmoor
(c) Tokoyo
(d) The Soviet Union

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

5. Where does Angela say she's going as she leaves the house?
(a) She's going to Emma's
(b) She's going to join the Trippies
(c) She's going to exercise her pony
(d) She doesn't say

Short Answer Questions

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

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

3. Which of the landings was sighted first?

4. How many rockets are fired from the approaching fighter-bombers?

5. What material is Laurie's grandmother's house made of?

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