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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 on the terrace?
(a) A telescope
(b) A swing
(c) A hammock
(d) A radio
2. What is Pa's reaction when they see the first Tripod in Switzerland?
(a) He says there's nowhere else to go
(b) He predicts the Swiss Army will rally
(c) He says they'll have to return to Dartmoor
(d) He says they'll have to run deeper into the mountains and hide
3. What does Ilse's father do all day?
(a) Talks about the Tripods
(b) Looks after the chickens
(c) Stares out a window
(d) Stays in bed or sits on the verandah
4. How much food do they discover at the hotel?
(a) Only enough for a couple of meals
(b) Enough for a couple of weeks
5. What happens to the plane's captain?
(a) He is shot
(b) He is put in jail
(c) He is forced to remove his Cap
(d) He is allowed to leave
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the pilot say might be a problem with landing in Geneva?
2. How often does the Tripod patrol the area?
3. What does the pilot say when Pa demands that he set a course for Geneva?
4. How does Laurie see the first Tripod in Switzerland?
5. How does Laurie greet Ilse when he first sees her?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Laurie think when Pa arrives the following morning but leaves without rescuing him?
2. What does Pa say about the difference in the attitudes of the young and the old with regard to taking chances?
3. What is the condition of Ilse's father and how does he spend his days?
4. What does Laurie come to realize about the length of time they'll be remaining in hiding and their purpose?
5. Why is Laurie afraid of putting on the altered Cap?
6. List at least two people who become members of the group after they are established in the tunnels, and describe how each is taken in.
7. How are the Caps made permanent and how does Laurie learn about it?
8. How are Laurie and Andy eventually able to escape?
9. What is the conversation Pa and Andy have about rats?
10. What happens with regard to the Tripod destroyed in the avalanche?
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