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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What shape are soldiers?
(a) Equilateral triangles
(b) Squares
(c) Isosceles Triangles
(d) Straight lines

2. How many points are on a compass in Flatland?
(a) Four
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Five

3. What happens to the trade man in the author's example of problems with irregular shapes?
(a) He is stuck in a doorway.
(b) He is unable to move.
(c) He is killed.
(d) He is put into prison.

4. What does the shape of women prevent?
(a) Spontaneous passion
(b) Walking
(c) Childbirth
(d) Swimming

5. What is the third form of recognition in Flatland?
(a) Sight
(b) Touch
(c) Smell
(d) Hearing

6. To what class does the Law of Nature not always apply?
(a) The Tradesmen
(b) The Priests
(c) The Middle Class
(d) The Professionals

7. What does Hoffman say is the fourth dimension?
(a) Sound
(b) Movement
(c) Space
(d) Time

8. What shape are the middle class members?
(a) Equilateral triangles
(b) Isosceles triangles
(c) Straight lines
(d) Squares

9. How do families rise in standing?
(a) Each generation is educated in a more superior manner.
(b) Each generation is born with one less side.
(c) Each generation is born with one new side.
(d) They do not; statuses are unchangeable in Flatland.

10. What does the editor say is the first objection to the novel?
(a) That weight should be noted in the novel.
(b) That thickness should be noted in the novel.
(c) That distance should be noted in the novel.
(d) That direction should be noted in the novel.

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

12. What method of recognition was no longer taught?
(a) Touch
(b) Sight
(c) Smell
(d) Hearing

13. What is irregularity considered in Flatland?
(a) A rarity to be praised
(b) A way to achieve a higher class
(c) Immoral and criminal
(d) A character flaw

14. Why does the author call the land he writes about Flatland?
(a) To make it easier for him to write about
(b) Because that is what locals call it
(c) To make it easier to distinguish for readers
(d) Because it is flat

15. How long did the color movement continue?
(a) Three years
(b) Two years
(c) One year
(d) Four years

Short Answer Questions

1. What group showed the most amazing display of color?

2. What class does the Equilateral triangle represent?

3. On what does the civilization of Flatland depend?

4. What happens to a line as it gets closer in Flatland?

5. What ended the women's support of the bill?

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