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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What do the people of Sarnath steal from Ib?
(a) Their women.
(b) Their fountain.
(c) Their idol.
(d) Their town hall.

2. What is described as the pink marble city, in "Celephais"?
(a) Menes.
(b) Serannian.
(c) Athib.
(d) Xura.

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

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

5. What is referred to as the land of pleasures unattained, in "The White Ship"?
(a) Cathuria.
(b) Xura.
(c) Sona-Nyl.
(d) Thalarian.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where was it rumored the people of Ib had descended from where, in "The Doom that Came to Sarnath"?

2. Where was the psychiatric patient from, in "Beyond the Wall of Sleep"?

3. What is the name of the young boy among the travelers, in "The Cats of Ulthar"?

4. In what land is there a vast, still lake that is fed by no stream, but out of which no stream flows, in "The Doom that Came to Sarnath"?

5. What is the narrator's job in the dream-land, in "Polaris"?

Short Essay Questions

1. Where is the monolith in "Dagon"? What does the sailor find there?

2. What happens to the narrator, in the ending of "Beyond the Wall of Sleep"? Where does the light being go?

3. What is the setting of "The Doom that Came to Sarnath"? How does the narrator describe the location?

4. How long is the hero's journey to Cathuria in "The White Ship"? What happens in the end of the story?

5. What happens to Sarnath after the slaying of the creatures of Ib? For how many years does the city prosper?

6. How is Celephais described? Where does Kurane decide to travel there?

7. Who does Iranon befriend in Teloth, in "The Quest of Iranon"?

8. Describe the protagonist of "Celephais." Where does he live?

9. What happens in the ending of "Hypnos"? What does the narrator discover?

10. Describe the style of "Polaris." What literary techniques does Lovecraft implement in this story?

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