Seveneves Quiz

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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)


Who are the Sooners? (from Section 5, Chapter 13—Epilogue)


Geneticist Moira Crewe is on the under-construction Cloud Ark with the Human Genetic Archive, from which the race can be sustained. Also, she stores digitized DNA on a thumb-drive, and this one day will be converted into biological reality. How? (from Section 3, Chapters 7—9)


Why does space entrepreneur Sean Probst risk his and his crews' lives by embarking on the Ymir mission to capture comet "Greg's Skeleton"? (from Section 4, Chapters 10—12)


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)

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