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Question 1: ________'s short story "Jupiter V" contains elements in common with 2001 and mentions Toynbee several times.
The Last Theorem2001: A Space Odyssey3001: The Final OdysseyArthur C. Clarke

Question 2: They are generally about the size of an American ________, but sometimes considerably larger.
Vehicle registration plateRadar detectorVanity plateAutomobile

Question 3: [3] The first known reference to the tiles in the media came in 1994 in ________.
Los Angeles TimesThe Hartford CourantChicago TribuneThe Baltimore Sun

Question 4: Another explanation may be that the tiles quote a short play by ________, 4 A.M., written in 1983 and published in the collection Goldberg Street: Short Plays and Monologues in 1985.
David MametEdward AlbeeAlfred UhryNeil Simon

Question 5: Municipal officials in ________, the city with the most tiles, have no comment on the tiles.
Harrisburg, PennsylvaniaAllentown, PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaPittsburgh

Question 6: A tile that used to be located in Santiago de Chile mentions a street address in Philadelphia, ________: 2624 S.
PennsylvaniaConnecticutNorth CarolinaNew Jersey

Question 7: Thus the message might be that humanity ought to strive to colonize ________—as in Kubrick's work—or something greater, to survive.
Ganymede (moon)Callisto (moon)Io (moon)Jupiter

Question 8: In June 2007, a tile was found on the city square in ________.
Fishers, IndianaNoblesville, IndianaCarmel, IndianaIndianapolis

Question 9: "Toynbee" refers to ________, a famous historian.
Arnold J. ToynbeeAdolf HitlerIraqArnold Toynbee

Question 10: Presumed copycat tiles have been spotted in suburban Indiana, in ________, and on the West Coast, including San Francisco, California and Roswell, New Mexico[7].
Buffalo, New YorkRochester, New YorkNew York CityErie County, New York

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