Seveneves Quiz

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Why is Markus Leuker consumed with the idea of the Big Ride? (from Section 4, Chapters 10—12)


The Casting of Lots (where young women and men were chosen to become "Arkers") proves to be not as random as planned, resulting in Venezuelan protesters threatening to fire weaponized rockets at the nearby space port used to launch vital supplies to the Cloud Ark. U.S. president Julia Flaherty orders a limited nuclear strike and wipes out the "pirate" ships. What prompted this? (from Section 3, Chapters 7—9)


President Flaherty illegally flees Earth in an experimental Space Shuttle-like craft, and must be rescued by Ivy Xiao and Dinah MacQuarie, who literally want to kill her for this stunt. Why? (from Section 3, Chapters 7—9)


Rhys Aitken, British ISS crew member, has ice shipped up for Dinah MacQuarie. To what use does she put it? (from Section 2, Chapters 4—6)


When Hard Rain (destruction of Earth's surface) begins, why does new Cloud Ark commander Markus Leuker declare PSAPS, the space equivalent of martial law? (from Section 3, Chapters 7—9)

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