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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 was A. Square's grandson's reward for his work with sight recognition?
(a) Hints in geometry
(b) Money
(c) A song
(d) A cookie

2. What is the average perimeter of a circle?
(a) Five feet
(b) Three feet
(c) Twenty feet
(d) Two feet

3. Where does A. Square asked to be taken, after the stranger's explanation of those who believe in the fourth dimension?
(a) Lineland
(b) Pointland
(c) Higher Spaceland
(d) Thoughtland

4. 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 moves objects without appearing to touch them.
(c) He rises above Flatland.
(d) He drops below Flatland.

5. What recognition method is used as a teaching tool by the stranger?
(a) Smell
(b) Hearing
(c) Touch
(d) Sight

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does A. Square believe his sons will not understand?

2. What does A. Square tell his wife has happened?

3. How is the regularity of women monitored?

4. What are women not taught to do?

5. What does A. Square point out about the King's space?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does the Circle attempt to prove in Chapter 17 to A. Square he is telling the truth? Why is this nearly convincing?

2. Explain A. Square's argument that he is now God, and Sphere's rebuttal in Chapter 18.

3. Explain the shapes of Lineland in Chapter 13, and their existence in terms of movement and marriage.

4. Describe the scene between A. Square and his grandson in Chapter 15, and summarize the grandson's argument for a third dimension.

5. 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?

6. What does A. Square's wife do to the Circle at the end of the chapter? Why does she become afraid and embarrassed?

7. Explain how the inhabitant of Pointland views his world.

8. What does the grandson hear outside the window in Chapter 21? Why does he become afraid? What does this fear cause him to reject?

9. 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?

10. Describe the Circle Class physically, and in terms of their role in society.

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