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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. What prohibits A. Square's student from learning?
(a) The laws of nature
(b) The proclamation by the Council
(c) The level of intelligence needed
(d) The knowledge of mathematics needed
2. What does the wife originally believe the shape that appears in the house is?
(a) A square
(b) A triangle
(c) A circle
(d) A woman
3. What is a circle in Flatland?
(a) A term for anyone higher than a woman
(b) A term for anyone higher than a triangle
(c) A true circle, with no sides
(d) A polygon with many sides
4. Upon waking, who does A. Square plan to educate about dimensions?
(a) His daughter
(b) His grandson
(c) The Council
(d) His wife
5. Who does A. Square decide is fit for his lesson?
(a) His son
(b) His grandson
(c) His daughter
(d) The Council
Short Answer Questions
1. What does A. Square ask for that he cannot be shown?
2. What happens as the race of circles climbs higher in development?
3. What does A. Square tell his wife has happened?
4. What do those in power actually do?
5. What does the stranger threaten he will do if A. Square does not let go?
Short Essay Questions
1. Explain the shapes of Lineland in Chapter 13, and their existence in terms of movement and marriage.
2. Describe the evolution of Circles, and be sure to include both natural evolution and artificial evolution.
3. 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.
4. Explain A. Square's login that a Fourth dimension must exist.
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 scene between A. Square and his grandson in Chapter 15, and summarize the grandson's argument for a third dimension.
7. Explain the only recognition method used in Flatland, and why touch and sight are not used.
8. 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?
9. 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?
10. Describe what happens that leads to the imprisonment of A. Square.
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