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by Isaac Asimov

Foundation: Symbols Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Foundation? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What did the people of Foundation think their purpose was?

To write the Encyclopedia Galactica
To advance science in the outer edge of the galaxy
To trade with other planets
Shoot first, ask questions later
Q. According to Seldon, what was their actual purpose?

To write the Encyclopedia Galactica
To meet up with the Second Foundation
To help shorten the inevitable dark age
Like we said, shoot first
Q. What planet represents Rome from the days of the Roman Empire?

What planet doesn't?
Q. What science did Hari Seldon use to foresee the fall of the Empire?

Magic 8-Ball-ology
Q. What does Salvor Hardin use to control Anacreon?

Science disguised as Religion
Intergalactic trade tariffs
Money, money, money, money. MONEY!
Really big guns