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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who does A. Square decide is fit for his lesson?
(a) His daughter
(b) The Council
(c) His grandson
(d) His son
2. What does the wife originally believe the shape that appears in the house is?
(a) A square
(b) A circle
(c) A woman
(d) A triangle
3. What method of recognition is considered illegal?
4. Why does A. Square call the stranger his "lordship"?
(a) He believes the stranger is the Chief Circle.
(b) He believes the stranger is his boss.
(c) He believes the stranger is a king.
(d) He believes the stranger is a perfect circle.
5. Who controls Flatland?
(a) The Men
(b) The Women
(c) The Priests
(d) All individuals equally
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the shape claim to be?
2. What does A. Square point out about the King's space?
3. What is the second deed the stranger does to prove his point of third dimensions?
4. What does A. Square ask for that he cannot be shown?
5. How many inhabitants are there of Pointland?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe the Circle Class physically, and in terms of their role in society.
2. Explain the only recognition method used in Flatland, and why touch and sight are not used.
3. What method does A. Square next attempt to use to describe the Fourth Dimension? Why does he find it difficult?
4. Summarize the scene A. Square sees at the General Assembly Hall of the States of Flatland, and what Sphere does at the end of Chapter 18.
5. What does A. Square feel is improper regarding the relationship between Circles and Women, and concerning the relationship between men and women in general?
6. Describe the evolution of Circles, and be sure to include both natural evolution and artificial evolution.
7. The Circle attempts to use an analogy to explain three dimensional space to A. Square in Chapter 16. Summarize this analogy.
8. Explain why A. Square had to be sure to be in a certain position in order to speak to the King of Lineland. What would the King have experienced if A. Square had not done this?
9. Describe what happens that leads to the imprisonment of A. Square.
10. Why does A. Square attack the Circle at the end of Chapter 16? Who does A. Square remind you of at this point, and why?
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