This resource includes reading comprehension questions that go along with chapters 1 to 26 of the classroom edition of The Martian by Andy Weir. There are a total of three multiple choice questions per chapter. Also included are 5 extended response essay questions.
This resource is designed to be divided into 5 sections:
Chapters 1-5 (15 multiple choice questions and 1 essay question)
Chapters 6-10 (15 multiple choice questions and 1 essay question)
Chapters 11-15 (15 multiple choice questions and 1 essay question)
Chapters 16-20 (15 multiple choice questions and 1 essay question)
Chapters 21-26 (18 multiple choice questions and 1 essay question)
An answer key is provided for the multiple choice questions at the end of each section. Extended Response answers can vary.
To give you an idea of the type of questions asked, here are the questions listed for Chapter 2:
1. After evaluating his situation, what is Mark Watney’s first priority?
A.Try to fix the radio
B. Restore oxygen to the HAB
C. Repair the solar panels
2. What are Mark Watney’s two specialties?
A. Chemistry and Biology
B. Physics and Astronautical Engineering
C. Botany and Mechanical Engineering
3. Why does Mark need to mix human waste, Earth soil and Martian soil?
A. To encourage bacterial growth
B. To create an energy source
C. To produce water