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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What lures the narrator to sleep, in "Polaris"?
(a) The North Star.
(b) The ocean.
(c) A fairy.
(d) The moon.

2. Where do the narrator and his companion not enter because only demons and madmen can live in that city, in "The White Ship"?
(a) Zar.
(b) Xura.
(c) Mir.
(d) Thalarian.

3. What does the sailor in "Dagon" find on the monolith on the island?
(a) Grey ooze.
(b) Blood.
(c) A giant whale.
(d) Hieroglyphics.

4. What is the narrator's job in the dream-land, in "Polaris"?
(a) Carriage driver.
(b) Farmer.
(c) Lookout.
(d) Cook.

5. Where does the narrator first sail, in "The White Ship"?
(a) Zar.
(b) Mir.
(c) Xura.
(d) Thalarian.

6. What did Joe Slater awaken from a nightmare to do, in "Beyond the Wall of Sleep"?
(a) Kill his children.
(b) Kill himself.
(c) Kill his wife.
(d) Kill a man.

7. What did the sailor in "Dagon" eventually become addicted to?
(a) Alcohol.
(b) Heroin.
(c) Cocaine.
(d) Morphine.

8. What land is referred to as a land past the pillars that no man has ever seen, in "The White Ship"?
(a) Thalarian.
(b) Sona-Nyl.
(c) Cathuria.
(d) Xura.

9. What is the narrator's position in "Beyond the Wall of Sleep"?
(a) Medical internist.
(b) Secretary.
(c) Professor.
(d) Janitor.

10. What was the sailor taken aboard as prisoner in "Dagon"?
(a) An American warship.
(b) A pirate ship.
(c) A U.F.O.
(d) A submarine.

11. What color kitten does the boy traveler have, in "The Cats of Ulthar"?
(a) White.
(b) Gray.
(c) Orange.
(d) Black.

12. Where is the demon hiding which the being goes to destroy, in "Beyond the Wall of Sleep"?
(a) Jupiter.
(b) Mars.
(c) Algol.
(d) Polaris.

13. The narrator in "Beyond the Wall of Sleep" believes the human mind is sometimes able to visit where in sleep?
(a) Alternate realities.
(b) Heaven.
(c) Other planets.
(d) Hell.

14. What does the narrator long to be, but was found unworthy, in "Polaris"?
(a) A warror.
(b) A prince.
(c) A shepherd.
(d) A king.

15. Where was the psychiatric patient from, in "Beyond the Wall of Sleep"?
(a) Upstate Massachusetts.
(b) Upstate New York.
(c) Southern Illinois.
(d) Western Kentucky.

Short Answer Questions

1. How did the sailor escape the island in "Dagon"?

2. What is Kurane in his family lineage, in "Celephais"?

3. The patient in "Beyond the Wall of Sleep" has night rants that are described as extremely what?

4. The sailor in "Dagon"concluded it would be safest to explore the island when?

5. What is the name of the god the beings of Ib worship?

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