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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How many days did the sailor shelter himself on his stranded boat before venturing out, in "Dagon"?
(a) 2.
(b) 5.
(c) 3.
(d) 6.

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

3. What does a boy messenger report seeing, surrounding the cotter's house, in "The Cats of Ulthar"?
(a) Dogs.
(b) Bears.
(c) Lions.
(d) Cats.

4. What great stone city had once stood by the lake, in "The Doom that Came to Sarnath"?
(a) Anar.
(b) Ib.
(c) Imbor.
(d) Sarnath.

5. What were the travelers, in "The Cats of Ulthar," traveling in?
(a) A van.
(b) A train.
(c) Carriages.
(d) A bus.

6. What refers to a single structure that arises from the ground?
(a) Stalagmite.
(b) Monolith.
(c) Glacier.
(d) Spire.

7. Once the narrator hooks his machine to the patient, in "Beyond the Wall of Sleep," he sees a world made of what?
(a) Shadow.
(b) Darkness.
(c) Light.
(d) Gold.

8. How did the sailor escape the island in "Dagon"?
(a) A plane took him.
(b) He forgot.
(c) An ambulance arrived.
(d) He rode the creature.

9. What did the old cotter like to do, in "The Cats of Ulthar"?
(a) Kill cats.
(b) Fish.
(c) Eat steak.
(d) Shoot dogs.

10. Where was "The Cats of Ulthar" first published?
(a) The Fantasy Reader.
(b) The Tryout.
(c) The United Amateur.
(d) Reader's Digest.

11. Where does Kurane live in the beginning of "Celephais"?
(a) London.
(b) Amsterdam.
(c) Paris.
(d) New York.

12. The creature in "Dagon" is described as half-man, half-what?
(a) Wolf.
(b) Fish.
(c) Bird.
(d) Cat.

13. What happens to Slater in the end of "Beyond the Wall of Sleep"?
(a) He goes home.
(b) He wakes up.
(c) He gets married.
(d) He dies.

14. What is Kurane in his family lineage, in "Celephais"?
(a) Last.
(b) Eldest.
(c) Middle child.
(d) Uncle.

15. Celephais is located by what sea?
(a) Tanarian Sea.
(b) Longnach Sea.
(c) Ooth Sea.
(d) Cerenerian Sea.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is described as the pink marble city, in "Celephais"?

2. What is the high priest of Sarnath writing when he dies?

3. In "Celephais," Kurane is described as a what?

4. The narrator invents a machine that would let him see what, in "Beyond the Wall of Sleep"?

5. Who are the enemies of the people of Olathoe, in "Polaris"?

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