Arthur C. Clarke: Quotes & Biography


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Which short story written by Arthur C. Clarke inspired his famous Space Odyssey series?

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1. Which of the following jobs did science fiction author Arthur C. Clarke hold before his writing career took off?

2. Where did Arthur C. Clarke relocate to in 1956, and remain until his death in 2008?

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The worksheet/quiz combo lets you gauge your understanding of Arthur C. Clarke. The story that inspired Clarke's Space Odyssey series and the book that won a Hugo Award in 1980 are topics on the quiz.

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  • Disease Arthur C. Clarke was diagnosed with that resulted in his death
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  • Where Clarke relocated to in 1956

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