Study Guide

The War of the Worlds Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:


How does the Martian repair his tripod during the Martian attack of Surrey? (from Book 1: Chapter 15, What Had Happened in Surrey)


Who is Marshall? (from Book 1: Chapter 9, The Fighting Begins)


Why is the narrator eager to get back to Woking after taking his wife to the inn? (from Book 1: Chapter 10, In the Storm)


What do the Martians eat? (from Book 2: Chapter 2, What We Saw from the Ruined House)


How did the heat ray operate? (from Book 2: Chapter 10, Epilogue)

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