When the Tripods Came Quiz | Eight Week Quiz E

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 6 and 7.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. Who is Hilda Goossens?
(a) The class treasurer
(b) The class genius
(c) The class clown
(d) The class president

3. Why does Laurie say that can't be the case?
(a) It's too far to the artillery range
(b) It's too far to the nearest mine
(c) It's too far to the nearest road
(d) It's too far to the nearest train tracks

4. Where does Laurie and his family spend the night?
(a) In a hotel
(b) At Ilse's parent's house
(c) In jail
(d) In the airport

5. What does the author say is a fundamental weakness of science fiction books?
(a) The fact that all the good stories have already been told
(b) The lack of imagination of most writers
(c) The inability to guess the future
(d) The tendency to overestimate invaders

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is the panelist who is critical of the idea that the Tripods don't have infrared capabilities?

2. How old is Angela?

3. Which of the landings was sighted first?

4. What does Martha tell Angela they are going to go?

5. What do they learn from a man at the airport about the Tripods?

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