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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why is deception not a problem in Lineland?
(a) The inhabitants cannot change their smell.
(b) The inhabitants cannot change their angles.
(c) The inhabitants cannot change their shape.
(d) The inhabitants cannot change their voice.
2. What does the stranger show A. Square first?
(a) The stranger's home
(b) The entire world of Flatland
(c) A. Square's own home
(d) A true cube
3. What does the shape claim to be?
(a) Many squares in one
(b) Many triangles in one
(c) Many circles in one
(d) Many hexagons in one
4. What is believed to cause deviance?
(b) A sense of rejection
(c) Lower class status
(d) Irregular shape
5. How does marriage occur in Lineland?
(a) When two individuals fall in love.
(b) When a woman's voice matches with that of two men.
(c) When a man's voice matches with that of two women.
(d) Marriage doesn't happen in Lineland.
6. What happens as the race of circles climbs higher in development?
(a) They become less fertile.
(b) They become more fertile.
(c) They become less intelligent.
(d) They become more intelligent.
7. What is the primary focus of priests?
(a) Attend to their configuration.
(b) Raise a family.
(c) Become involved in government.
(d) Attend higher education.
8. What does A. Square's wife yell at A. Square for in this chapter?
(a) Disrespecting the Chief Circle
(b) Disrespecting his grandson
(c) Disrespecting himself
(d) Disrespecting her
9. What are women not taught to do?
10. How is the regularity of women monitored?
(a) Through annual visits
(b) Through their own word
(c) Through feeling
(d) By pedigrees
11. How do individuals in Lineland move?
(a) They can move anywhere.
(b) Only right to left.
(c) Only up and down.
(d) In a single directional line.
12. Where does A. Square travel in his dream?
13. What method of recognition is considered illegal?
14. What prohibits A. Square's student from learning?
(a) The proclamation by the Council
(b) The laws of nature
(c) The level of intelligence needed
(d) The knowledge of mathematics needed
15. What does the stranger say about the fourth dimension?
(a) It is inconceivable.
(b) It is easy to travel through.
(c) It does not exist.
(d) It is real.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does A. Square first notice about the stranger?
2. What shape does the stranger use to teach about solids?
3. What does A. Square believe the straight lines in his dream to be?
4. What was A. Square's grandson's reward for his work with sight recognition?
5. What does A. Square do at the end of the chapter?
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