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The Time Machine Question
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What point of view is the book told in?
3rd Person point of view
Name one guest of the Time Traveler.
Filby, The Psychologist, Provincial Mayor, Medical Man, Very Young Man
What's the 4th dimension?
How many years did it take the time traveler to build the time machine?
What was the name of the friendly little creatures that inhabited the earth in 802,701 AD?
What did these friendly creatures eat?
(true or false) Disease plagued several of the older friendly creatures.
(true or false) These friendly little creatures were hard-working and industrious from dawn to dusk just like ants.
The Time Traveler saved one of these little creatures. What did he save her from?
What was the name of this little creature, who later befriended the Time Traveler?
How long would the relationship last with this little female creature?
- two days; one week; or one month?
What was the name of the creatures that lived underground?
Describe the physical appearance of the creatures that lived underground.
dull white, large pinkish-grey eyes, small, chinless faces, lidless
What did the underground creatures eat?
How did the Time Traveller get underground to find out about the other creatures?
He traveled down a well
What did the Time Traveler use as a light source once underground?
Why did the Time Traveler leave the underworld in such a hurry? What was his sense of urgency?
The Morlocks were trying to grab him and examine him
Name one of the five items that the Time Traveler wished that he would have brought with him on his trip to the future.
A camera, medicine
What evidence did the Time Traveler have from his journey to the future? (Hint: His little female friend had placed these items in his pocket earlier.)
Where did the Time Traveler and his little female friend stop to pass the night before resuming their journey on their way to the Palace of Green Porcelain?
An open hill
After exploring the Palace of Green Porcelain, the Time Traveler discovered that the building long ago was once a ______________.
(true or False) The Time Traveler decided that the Palace of Green Porcelain would be the safest place to sleep for protection against the underground creatures as the sun was beginning to set while he and his little friend were still in the building.
The Time Traveler said, "The best thing we [Time Traveler and his friend] could do would be to pass the night...protected by________."
(true or false) After being separated briefly during the chaos in the forest, the Time Traveler finally found his little female friend hiding safely back at the Palace of Green Porcelain.
Eventually, the Time Traveler traveled to the distant future. In the future, the moon:
a) becomes larger and brighter;
b) completely vanishes from view;
c) becomes a permanent yellow crescent sliver in the Eastern sky.
b) completely vanishes from view
In the distant future, the Time Traveler discovered that the earth:
a) comes to rest with one face to the sun;
b) spins faster causing the gravitational forces to become stronger.
a) comes to rest with one face to the sun
The Time Traveler heard a harsh scream while in the distant future. When he looked up, he saw a huge white ________________.
The Time Traveler also saw a reddish mass of rock moving slowly towards him. As it got closer, he realized that the rock was really a monstrous creature that looked like a giant _____________.
The Time Traveler continued into the far distant future near the end of all life on earth. He found that the temperature
a) extremely hot due to the size of the sun;
b) bitterly cold.
b) bitterly cold
The Time Traveler discovered that the earth in the far distant future is:
a) noisy, due to the solar winds blowing;
Finally, the Time Traveler returned to his 19th century London dinner guests. Why didn't his time machine end up in the exact spot that it started from? (What event in the future altered its positioning from remaining in the exact location as it traveled back through time?)
The Morocks put his machine in a different place then when he first landed.
At the end of the novel, according to the narrator, the Time Traveler had not been seen for _____ years since his departure in the time machine.
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