"The Cold Equations" By Tom Godwin

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  • 1. 
    Barton is on a mission to
    • A. 

      Take fever serum to a group of settlers

    • B. 

      Rescue a group of settlers stranded by a tornado

    • C. 

      Repair a disabled space cruiser

    • D. 

      Reunite a war hero and his sister

  • 2. 
    The rule regarding EDS stowaways is based on
    • A. 

      The importance of stressing discipline

    • B. 

      Past experiences with renegades and hijackers

    • C. 

      Physical laws regarding fuel and weight

    • D. 

      The need to maintain the secrecy of space missions

  • 3. 
    On first discovering the identity of the stowaway, Barton is shocked because
    • A. 

      he has never had to use the stowaway rule

    • B. 

      He had expected to find a male stowaway

    • C. 

      The gauge had indicated a much heavier person

    • D. 

      He is a friend of Marilyn’s brother Gerry

  • 4. 
    When Marilyn first realizes the seriousness of her situation, she
    • A. 

      Bursts into tears

    • B. 

      Attempts to take command of the EDS

    • C. 

      Asks Barton a series of questions, seeking hope