Dark They Were And Golden-eyed

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In this quiz, we are going to go over and and see what you remeber. This is a reading comprehension test 80% is a passing grade.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was the author of "Dark They Were and Golden-Eyed"?
    • A. 

      Edger Allen Poe

    • B. 

      Louis L'amour

    • C. 

      William Gibson

    • D. 

      Ray Bradbury

  • 2. 
    Check all that apply: Mars in "Dark They Were and Golden-Eyed" is described as.....
    • A. 

      Beautiful Meadows

    • B. 

      Blank and empty

    • C. 

      Vast Mountains

    • D. 

      Rivers of undrinkable water

  • 3. 
    What happened to Mr. Bittering's rocket?
    • A. 

      The Martians destroyed it

    • B. 

      They took it back to Earth

    • C. 

      It rusted

  • 4. 
    The main theme of the story is:   A group of people, move from earth to mars to start a war. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    What happened to the Bitterings? 
    • A. 

      They left mars

    • B. 

      They were killed

    • C. 

      They became martians

    • D. 

      They realized what they were doing wrong.

  • 6. 
    In your own words what did you think this story was about.   No Less then 50 characters no more then 350 (I am looking for a, cohesive and detailed accounted, of what you felt and thought, as you read this story.    I will be adding or taking away points based on those factors.)
  • 7. 
    True or False: Mr. Bittering's family did not want to go back to Earth.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What does Harry ask his wife on their picnic?
    • A. 

      How long have they been on Mars

    • B. 

      How long her eyes have been yellow

    • C. 

      How long their children have been speaking Martian

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      They did not have enough fuel to reach Mars

    • B. 

      They were destroyed by an atomic bomb

    • C. 

      No one wanted to live on mars anymore

    • D. 

      Mar was quarantined

  • 10. 
    What does a move to the Martian village mean?
    • A. 

      The Earthmen have lost all ties with their humanity

    • B. 

      The Earthmen like the villas better than their homes

    • C. 

      The Earthmen think the rescuers will find them easier in the villas