When the Tripods Came Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

John Christopher
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 117 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.

When the Tripods Came Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

John Christopher
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 117 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Preface and Chapter 1.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What color is the light Andy sees soon after waking?
(a) White
(b) Orange
(c) Red
(d) Blue

2. What does Andy think might be the source of the sound they hear just after daylight the next morning?
(a) The farmer's pickup
(b) Trains
(c) Farm machinery
(d) The Tripods

3. What time does the first plane arrive on the scene?
(a) Within minutes of the attack
(b) There are no planes
(c) Soon after eight o'clock.
(d) Just before noon

4. What does Laurie say woke him?
(a) A flash of light
(b) An explosion
(c) Andy's scream
(d) The barking of a dog

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the name of the planet the Master comes from, according to the author?

2. What company planned to sponsor a television adaptation of the Tripods?

3. Why does Laurie say that can't be the case?

4. How many tentacles do the boys see after the arrival of the tank?

5. What does Laurie realize one of the tentacles is doing after the arrival of the tank?

(see the answer key)

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