Oryx and Crake

Margaret Atwood
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Full Book Quiz

Further Study Full Book Quiz

1. What role does Snowman say he plays in relation to the Crakers?

2. Whose portrait did Crake use as his secret passkey into the Grandmasters-only area of Extinctathon?

3. What animal does Snowman associate with Oryx?

4. Why does Snowman sleep in a tree?

5. Why did Snowman’s mother run away?

6. Where did Snowman and Crake first encounter Oryx?

7. Why do the Crakers purr over Snowman when he returns from Paradice?

8. What happened to Snowman’s childhood pet rakunk, Killer?

9. What kind of extinct animal did Crake name himself after?

10. What did Oryx sell to tourists when she worked for Uncle En?

11. What genetically modified food product sparked global economic and social tensions?

12. How did Snowman learn about his mother’s death?

13. What was Crake’s BlyssPluss pill designed to do?

14. What was the name of the first company Snowman worked for after graduating from Martha Graham?

15. How did Oryx learn English?

16. A herd of what type of animal traps Snowman in the RejoovenEsense watchtower?

17. What lesson did Oryx tell Snowman she learned from her experience in the child pornography industry?

18. What causes Snowman’s foot to get infected?

19. What sign indicates to Snowman that there may be other human survivors?

20. How did Crake’s father die?

21. What was Snowman’s Extinctathon username?

22. What is the main aim of God’s Gardeners?

23. Who or what is MaddAddam?

24. Why did Snowman kill Crake?

25. Which of the following IS NOT one of the features of Crake’s genetically redesigned humans?