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  • 1.
    PART A: Which statement best expresses the main theme of the story
  • AFear of the unknown causes people to make assumptions and reject what they do not understand.
  • BPeople have the tendency to avoid uncomfortable situations because they are insecure.
  • CDespite good intentions, it is not possible to treat everyone equally.
  • DPrejudice is a result of weak people trying to overpower people with influence and authority.





PART B: Which detail from the story best supports the answer to PART A?

  • A“‘They talk by flapping their meat at each other. They can even sing by squirting air through their meat.’” ( Paragraph 31)
  • B“‘Officially, we are required to contact, welcome and log in any and all sentient races or multibeings in this quadrant of the Universe’” ( Paragraph 35)
  • C“‘It seems harsh, but there is a limit. Do we really want to make contact with meat?’” ( Paragraph 37)
  • D“‘We went into their heads and smoothed out their meat so that we’re just a dream to them.’” ( Paragraph 43)




What does marking the sector as “unoccupied” reveal about the two speakers? (Paragraph 45)

  • AThey think the beings made out of meat are too dangerous.
  • BThey frequently erase official records of new sentient beings.
  • CThey reject the idea that the beings made out of meat are sentient.
  • DThey do not want to interact with beings that are made out of meat.
Which detail from the text best shows the speakers’ disregard for the beings made out of meat?

  • A“‘they’ve been trying to get in touch with us for almost a hundred of their years.’” ( Paragraph 23)
  • B“‘I imagine it wants to explore the universe, contact other sentiences, swap ideas and information.’” ( Paragraph 25)
  • C“‘What’s there to say? “Hello, meat. How’s it going?”’” ( Paragraph 38)
  • D“‘They can travel to other planets in special meat containers’” ( Paragraph 39)
  • 5.How does paragraph 49contribute to the main theme of the story? ( 5 sentence minimum)



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