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by Scott Westerfeld

Uglies: The Smoke and the City Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Uglies? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Why can't Dr. Cable understand Shay's instructions on how to reach the Smoke?

It's in a secret language
It's coded in a way that only Tally can uncode
Dr. Cable can't read
She can, but wants to recruit Tally as her successor
Q. How do people in the Smoke heat food?

Nuclear power
Solar power
Q. How do hoverboards hover in the Smoke?

The ground there is naturally metallic
Hoverboards don't work in the Smoke
The Smokies buried scrap metal in the ground
Q. What's the park space in the city called?

The city greenery
The greenbelt
The greenspace
The park
Q. What does Tally eat on her trip?

Dehydrated PadThai
Dehydrated SpagBol