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A Sound of Thunder by Ray Bradbury

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  • Q1
    Who is the author of the short story 'A Sound of Thunder'?
    R.R. Tolkien
    Stephen King
    Ray Bradbury
    George Orwell
  • Q2
    In 'A Sound of Thunder', what is the name of the company that offers time travel hunting?
    Future Adventures, Ltd.
    Time Safari, Inc.
    Temporal Expeditions, LLC
    Space-Time Explorations, Co.
  • Q3
    What important rule do the time travelers have to follow in 'A Sound of Thunder'?
    Do not interact with any local inhabitants
    Do not touch any plants
    Do not kill any animal
    Do not step off the designated path
  • Q4
    What is the butterfly effect in 'A Sound of Thunder'?
    Butterflies are the main antagonist in the story
    Small actions in the past can have significant consequences in the present
    A butterfly sound attracts the attention of a dangerous predator
    Time travel is only possible through the use of butterfly wings
  • Q5
    In 'A Sound of Thunder' by Ray Bradbury, what event does Eckels and the other hunters travel back in time to witness?
    The construction of the Great Wall of China
    The signing of the Declaration of Independence
    The birth of the universe
    The hunting of a Tyrannosaurus Rex
  • Q6
    What is the consequence of stepping off the designated path in 'A Sound of Thunder' by Ray Bradbury?
    It alters the future and causes significant changes in the present
    The traveler becomes lost and is unable to return to their own time
    The time machine malfunctions and strands the traveler in the past
    Nothing happens, as the path is just a precaution
  • Q7
    What is the main theme of 'A Sound of Thunder' by Ray Bradbury?
    The importance of time travel technology
    The exploration of prehistoric landscapes
    The pursuit of adventure and thrill
    The dangers of tampering with nature and the consequences of one's actions
  • Q8
    What is the significance of the story's title, 'A Sound of Thunder' by Ray Bradbury?
    It represents the sound of thunderstorms in the Cretaceous period
    It refers to the rumbling sound of a time machine
    It symbolizes the fear and anxiety of time travel
    It refers to the sound caused by a dinosaur's footsteps
  • Q9
    In 'A Sound of Thunder' by Ray Bradbury, what type of animal does Eckels want to hunt?
    Tyrannosaurus Rex
  • Q10
    In 'A Sound of Thunder' by Ray Bradbury, what is the consequence of killing a butterfly in the past?
    It summons more dinosaurs
    It creates a time loop
    It changes the future drastically
    It alters the present

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