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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How does A. Square next attempt to explain the third dimension?
(a) Through personal experience
(b) Through writing
(c) Through demonstration
(d) Through speech
2. What is the first deed the stranger does to prove his point of third dimensions?
(a) Removes dishes from the sink.
(b) Rises above Flatland.
(c) Removes a tablet from a cupboard without opening the door.
(d) Writes the situation out mathematically.
3. What are women not taught to do?
4. What happens as the race of circles climbs higher in development?
(a) They become less fertile.
(b) They become more intelligent.
(c) They become less intelligent.
(d) They become more fertile.
5. How does A. Square attempt to prove he can see in Lineland?
(a) By explaining the number of each sex next to the king.
(b) By describing a straight line.
(c) By describing a circle.
(d) By explaining that he can see lines and points.
6. What directions are A. Square unable to grasp?
(a) North and South
(b) East and West
(c) Up and Down
(d) Right and Left
7. What does A. Square discover about the stranger when he is allowed to feel his body?
(a) The stranger has no angles.
(b) The stranger has many angles.
(c) The stranger has no shape.
(d) The stranger is a straight line.
8. What happens to A. Square when he finally tells of his adventures?
(a) He is believed to be a God.
(b) He is imprisoned for life.
(c) He is arrested and taken before the Council.
(d) He is brought before students to teach.
9. How do the inhabitants of Lineland comprehend distance?
10. In Spaceland, what is valued highest: intellect, emotion, money, or faith?
11. What is believed to cause deviance?
(a) A sense of rejection
(b) Lower class status
(c) Irregular shape
12. What does the shape claim to be?
(a) Many triangles in one
(b) Many circles in one
(c) Many hexagons in one
(d) Many squares in one
13. What is the result of the lesson?
(a) The student turns A. Square in to the Council.
(b) The student leaves the room.
(c) The student accuses A. Square of insanity.
(d) The student understands.
14. Why is deception not a problem in Lineland?
(a) The inhabitants cannot change their voice.
(b) The inhabitants cannot change their smell.
(c) The inhabitants cannot change their shape.
(d) The inhabitants cannot change their angles.
15. What is the final fate for A. Square?
(a) He is killed.
(b) He is committed to an asylum.
(c) He is banished from the town.
(d) He is imprisoned for life.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the small creature of Pointland believe A. Square's voice to be?
2. Where does A. Square asked to be taken, after the stranger's explanation of those who believe in the fourth dimension?
3. What does the wife originally believe the shape that appears in the house is?
4. What does A. Square first notice about the stranger?
5. What does the stranger say about the fourth dimension?
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