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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) East and West
(b) Right and Left
(c) Up and Down
(d) North and South
2. What is the first deed the stranger does to prove his point of third dimensions?
(a) Removes a tablet from a cupboard without opening the door.
(b) Writes the situation out mathematically.
(c) Removes dishes from the sink.
(d) Rises above Flatland.
3. What fear does the stranger have as A. Square calls for help?
(a) The others will kill him.
(b) That others will see the Third Dimension.
(c) The others will not believe him.
(d) The others will imprison him.
4. What does the stranger threaten he will do if A. Square does not let go?
(a) He will take him to Lineland.
(b) He will take him to Spaceland.
(c) He will kill him.
(d) He will take him to Pointland.
5. What prohibits A. Square's student from learning?
(a) The level of intelligence needed
(b) The proclamation by the Council
(c) The knowledge of mathematics needed
(d) The laws of nature
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the line claim to be?
2. What are women not taught to do?
3. What happens to A. Square when he finally tells of his adventures?
4. What does A. Square do at the end of the chapter?
5. What do circles do to their young?
Short Essay Questions
1. Explain how the inhabitant of Pointland views his world.
2. Explain A. Square's argument that he is now God, and Sphere's rebuttal in Chapter 18.
3. What method does A. Square next attempt to use to describe the Fourth Dimension? Why does he find it difficult?
4. 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?
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. Describe what happens that leads to the imprisonment of A. Square.
8. 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?
9. The Circle attempts to use an analogy to explain three dimensional space to A. Square in Chapter 16. Summarize this analogy.
10. Describe the evolution of Circles, and be sure to include both natural evolution and artificial evolution.
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