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by Terry Pratchett

Nation: Themes (For the Most Part) Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Nation? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Ataba and Mau best represent which two opposing themes?

Religion vs. Science
Old Age vs. Coming of Age
Weakness vs. Courage
Loudmouth vs. Loudmouth
Q. What small part of the Sunrise Islands represents Mau's departure from childhood?

Baby Gulf
The Kids' Atoll
The Boys' Island
Puberty Rock
Q. In the Woman's Place, Daphne finds out that girls do just naturally know things when she starts hearing what voice talk to her?

her mother
her grandmother
the Grandmothers
Betty Crocker
Q. Foxlip shoots Ataba because he fears what?

The Other
Q. Nation teaches us the best way to communicate with people who do not speak your language is with what symbols?

Stick figures
The English alphabet