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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does A. Square ask for that he cannot be shown?
(a) The source of rain in Spaceland
(b) The insides of his teacher
(c) The home of the stranger
(d) The source of light in Flatland
2. How does A. Square next attempt to explain the third dimension?
(a) Through personal experience
(b) Through writing
(c) Through speech
(d) Through demonstration
3. How do the inhabitants of Lineland comprehend distance?
4. What is the final fate for A. Square?
(a) He is banished from the town.
(b) He is imprisoned for life.
(c) He is killed.
(d) He is committed to an asylum.
5. What is the third deed the stranger does to prove his point of third dimensions?
(a) He pokes A. Square in the stomach.
(b) He drops below Flatland.
(c) He moves objects without appearing to touch them.
(d) He rises above Flatland.
6. What does the wife originally believe the shape that appears in the house is?
(a) A triangle
(b) A circle
(c) A square
(d) A woman
7. What does A. Square believe the straight lines in his dream to be?
(c) Circles pretending to be women
8. What is A. Square's first impression of Spaceland.
(a) It is not real.
(b) It is beautiful.
(c) It is ugly.
(d) It is madness or hell.
9. What was A. Square's grandson's reward for his work with sight recognition?
(a) Hints in geometry
(c) A cookie
(d) A song
10. What does the stranger show A. Square first?
(a) The entire world of Flatland
(b) A. Square's own home
(c) A true cube
(d) The stranger's home
11. What does A. Square's wife yell at A. Square for in this chapter?
(a) Disrespecting himself
(b) Disrespecting her
(c) Disrespecting the Chief Circle
(d) Disrespecting his grandson
12. What hinders A. Square's writing?
(a) There is no mathematical equivalent.
(b) There are only lines to write with.
(c) Their are only tablets to write with.
(d) There are diagrams.
13. What does A. Square point out about the King's space?
(a) It is a square.
(b) It is a circle.
(c) It is a plane.
(d) It is a line.
14. Why does A. Square become saddened?
(a) He realizes he is a two dimensional object.
(b) His wife dies.
(c) He cannot visualize a cube.
(d) He cannot visualize a sphere.
15. What begins at the end of the chapter?
(a) The second millennium
(b) The first millennium
(c) The fourth millennium
(d) The third millennium
Short Answer Questions
1. What shape does the stranger use to teach about solids?
2. Why is deception not a problem in Lineland?
3. What dimension does the stranger attempt to explain?
4. What prohibits A. Square's student from learning?
5. What does the stranger do to A. Square at the end of the chapter?
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