A Sound Of Thunder By Ray Bradburry

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On the eve of an American presidential election, a party of rich businessmen undertake a time travel safari to the past to hunt. While the organizers have taken every precaution to minimize the impact of the hunting party on the past, one member violates the rules and leaves the designated path, with disasterous results. Read the Ray Bradburry's classic science fiction story over the dangers of time travel first, and then take the quiz to see how much you remember.  To read the story in full, go to this link;    http://www. Lasalle. Edu/~didio/courses/hon462/hon462_assets/sound_of_t hunder. Htm

  
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1.  Who are the main characters in the story?
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2.  What are they hunting in the story that is so dangerous?
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3.  As the story begins, there had just been a presidential election.  Who had won the election?
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4.  What is the one important thing they are told they must do during the hunt?
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5.  The government doesn't like the company hunting in the past.  What is it afraid will happen?
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6.  How do they know which animals to shoot?
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7.  The story is called A Sound of Thunder.  What caused the first sound of thunder?
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8.  When they finally find their animal, Eckels  does something that makes the others angry at him and threaten to leave him behind in the past.  What does he do?
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9.  At the end of the story, when they return home, something is different and wrong.  What has happened?
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10.  When they get back home, Eckels looks at his feet and makes a horrifying discovery.  What does Eckels find dead on the bottom of his shoe?
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