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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 directions are A. Square unable to grasp?
(a) Right and Left
(b) Up and Down
(c) North and South
(d) East and West
2. What is the final fate for A. Square?
(a) He is imprisoned for life.
(b) He is banished from the town.
(c) He is killed.
(d) He is committed to an asylum.
3. What is A. Square's first impression of Spaceland.
(a) It is ugly.
(b) It is beautiful.
(c) It is not real.
(d) It is madness or hell.
4. What happens to A. Square when he finally tells of his adventures?
(a) He is believed to be a God.
(b) He is brought before students to teach.
(c) He is arrested and taken before the Council.
(d) He is imprisoned for life.
5. What begins at the end of the chapter?
(a) The third millennium
(b) The fourth millennium
(c) The first millennium
(d) The second millennium
Short Answer Questions
1. What was A. Square's grandson's reward for his work with sight recognition?
2. How is the regularity of women monitored?
3. What class is most likely to marry a woman with irregular ancestry?
4. Upon waking, who does A. Square plan to educate about dimensions?
5. What shape does the grandson almost grasp?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does A. Square's wife do to the Circle at the end of the chapter? Why does she become afraid and embarrassed?
2. Explain the shapes of Lineland in Chapter 13, and their existence in terms of movement and marriage.
3. Describe the evolution of Circles, and be sure to include both natural evolution and artificial evolution.
4. The Circle attempts to use an analogy to explain three dimensional space to A. Square in Chapter 16. Summarize this analogy.
5. Explain A. Square's argument that he is now God, and Sphere's rebuttal in Chapter 18.
6. What situation leads to the taking of A. Square into Spaceland at the end of Chapter 17?
7. Explain the primary focus of Circles in Chapter 12, and the reasoning behind that focus.
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. Why does the Sphere throw A. Square from Spaceland at the end of Chapter 19? Who does Sphere remind you of at this point, and why?
10. Explain how the inhabitant of Pointland views his world.
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