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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. Celephais is located in the valley of what?
(a) Tanarian.
(b) Morador.
(c) Athib.
(d) Ooth-Nargai.

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

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

4. In the narrator's dream in "Polaris," he finds himself in a city between the peaks of Noton and what?
(a) Kadiphonek.
(b) Alhtoa.
(c) Lomar.
(d) Olathoe.

5. The sailor in "Dagon"concluded it would be safest to explore the island when?
(a) In the evening.
(b) In the morning.
(c) In the day.
(d) At night.

Short Answer Questions

1. Celephais is located beyond what hills?

2. What do the narrator and his companion follow in their ship, in "The White Ship"?

3. On what anniversary do the people of Sarnath complain of seeing the long dead mysterious creatures around town?

4. Where do the narrator and his companion not enter because only demons and madmen can live in that city, in "The White Ship"?

5. Celephais is located by what sea?

Short Essay Questions

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

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

3. Who is Crawford Tillinghast? What is his obsession?

4. What happens to Kurane in the ending of "Celephais"?

5. Describe the style and themes in "The Other Gods." Where is the horror in the story?

6. Where does "The Other Gods" take place? Where have this setting and some characters been seen previously?

7. What happens to the dean in "Herbert West-Reanimator"? Where is he placed after capture?

8. Describe the hero's journeys to Xura and Sona-Nyl in "The White Ship." How long does he stay?

9. What is the narrator's job in the climax of "Polaris"? Where does he go?

10. Where does Iranon go after leaving Oonai, in "The Quest of Iranon"? How does the story end?

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