Flatland Quiz | Eight Week Quiz G

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 21, How I Tried to Teach the Theory of Three Dimensions to My Grandson, and with What Success.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. At the end of the chapter, what does A. Square hear that the Council does to individuals who speak of the Third dimension?
(a) Ignores them.
(b) Asks them to teach in schools.
(c) Banishes them from Flatland.
(d) Kills or imprisons them.

2. What happens to the most irregular shapes?
(a) They are allowed into public office.
(b) They are allowed to marry into a higher class.
(c) They are killed.
(d) They are imprisoned.

3. What shape of houses is not allowed?
(a) Pentagon
(b) Oval
(c) Triangle
(d) Circle

4. Why does the State believe that aristocratic children who fail exams should be killed?
(a) They cannot have children.
(b) They cannot work.
(c) They are less intelligent.
(d) They breed with one another and give birth to irregulars.

5. What happens to a man who "runs against" a woman?
(a) He is killed immediately.
(b) He falls in love instantly.
(c) He immediately kills her.
(d) He is put into prison.

Short Answer Questions

1. The author notes these individuals have a similar experience in Spaceland that helps explain what things look like in Flatland.

2. What is the second deed the stranger does to prove his point of third dimensions?

3. What does A. Square do at the end of the chapter?

4. How long did the color movement continue?

5. To what does the author compare Flatland?

(see the answer key)

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