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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 controls Flatland?
(a) The Women
(b) All individuals equally
(c) The Men
(d) The Priests
2. What directions are A. Square unable to grasp?
(a) North and South
(b) Right and Left
(c) East and West
(d) Up and Down
3. How does A. Square know he is to be punished for his views?
(a) His brother informs him.
(b) The Council substitutes smaller angled soldiers to oversee proceedings.
(c) His children are removed from the home.
(d) He sees his wife being taken away.
4. Who does A. Square decide is fit for his lesson?
(a) His son
(b) His grandson
(c) The Council
(d) His daughter
5. What does A. Square tell his wife has happened?
(a) He ignores her.
(b) He says he fell.
(c) He says he was dreaming.
(d) He tells her of Spaceland.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the stranger do to A. Square at the end of the chapter?
2. Upon waking, who does A. Square plan to educate about dimensions?
3. What is A. Square's first question about Spaceland?
4. What does the stranger threaten he will do if A. Square does not let go?
5. What method of recognition is considered illegal?
Short Essay Questions
1. Explain the shapes of Lineland in Chapter 13, and their existence in terms of movement and marriage.
2. The Circle attempts to use an analogy to explain three dimensional space to A. Square in Chapter 16. Summarize this analogy.
3. Describe the evolution of Circles, and be sure to include both natural evolution and artificial evolution.
4. What does the grandson hear outside the window in Chapter 21? Why does he become afraid? What does this fear cause him to reject?
5. What methods does A. Square use to attempt to explain two dimensional space? Summarize the information he explains to the King.
6. Describe the scene between A. Square and his grandson in Chapter 15, and summarize the grandson's argument for a third dimension.
7. Discuss how complacency is viewed by Sphere.
8. How does the Circle attempt to prove in Chapter 17 to A. Square he is telling the truth? Why is this nearly convincing?
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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