|Name: _________________________||Period: ___________________|
This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How many thirst-quenching pills would one need in order to feel full of liquid, according to Chapter XXIII?
(a) Take two pills whenever you feel thirsty.
(b) Take two pills and call the doctor in the morning.
(c) One pill an hour.
(d) One pill a week.
2. What do the flowers in the rose garden remind him of?
(a) They remind him that all flowers are silly and to be avoided.
(b) They remind him of his mother and how much she loved roses.
(c) They all look like his flower.
(d) They remind him that he is afraid of thorns.
3. What is the job of the railway switchman?
(a) To ride trains all day and all night.
(b) To make order of chaos.
(c) To sort out travelers, in bundles of a thousand.
(d) To give orders and have them obeyed.
4. Where does the little prince find the fox?
(a) Under the apple tree.
(b) Chasing some chickens.
(c) Eating roses.
(d) In his own imagination.
5. What is the final drawing which the little prince requests from the pilot?
(a) A self-portrait.
(b) The desert in moonlight.
(c) A better rendition of the baobab trees.
(d) A muzzle for the little prince's sheep.
6. How many kings are on earth, according to the pilot?
(a) Thousands upon thousands.
(c) Too many.
7. From his perch on the mountain, what does the little prince think of the world?
(a) That is is quite exciting and glorious.
(b) That it is all together dry, pointed, harsh, and forbidding.
(c) That is it a magnificent and noble place.
(d) That it is dangerous and dark.
8. What sound does the well in the desert make?
(a) It creaks, like the hinge of a door that has never been oiled.
(b) It sings, like the song of the lark at break of day.
(c) It moans, like an old weathervane which the wind has long since forgotten.
(d) It cries, like a child who is afraid.
9. If all humanity were to stand upright and crowd together how much space would they take up, according to Chapter XVII?
(a) The state of Texas.
(b) They would fill all of Africa and Asia.
(c) They could be placed in the branches of one baobab tree.
(d) One public square twenty miles long and twenty miles wide.
10. Who hoists the bucket up from the bottom of the well to the surface?
(a) The snake.
(b) The pilot.
(c) The little prince.
(d) The woman by the well.
11. What word is used to describe the great pageant of the lamplighters around the world, taking turns to bring light into the darkness?
12. When the little prince is up on the high peak in Chapter XIX, who does he speak with?
(a) An eagle.
(b) The sky god.
(c) An echo.
(d) A black snake.
13. What does the little prince decide that they should look for to quench their thirst in Chapter XXIV?
(a) A well.
(b) A bottle of thirst quenching pills.
(d) Baobab trees.
14. In the rose garden, when the little prince realizes the truth of his life and of the things he loves, what does he do?
(a) He gives up and goes back to the desert.
(b) He lays down in the grass and cries.
(c) He runs and runs, as fast as his little legs will go.
(d) He stamps his little foot and shouts for help.
15. When the pilot sees the snake in Chapter XXVI, what does he do?
(a) Laughs it off.
(b) Goes for his revolver.
(c) Throws stones at it until it slithers away.
(d) Runs for the hills.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does the flower in the desert think men are hard to find?
2. On his own planet, what does the little prince use the extinct volcano for?
3. Why does the geographer refuse to record the little prince's flower?
4. How would the geographer be best described?
5. Who does the allegorical character of the pill merchant represent?
This section contains 749 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)