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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why does the geographer think someone who drinks too much is not a reliable source?
(a) Because he would see double and report two mountains where there was only one.
(b) Because he would get lost too often.
(c) Because he would spend all his times in bars and none making maps and observations.
(d) Because he would forget to come back and give a report to the geographer.
2. Why is the fox so interested in the little prince's planet?
(a) There are no hunters there.
(b) Everyone is tame on the little prince's planet.
(c) There is room to roam.
(d) There are no problems there.
3. There would be two lamplighters who would be able to rest for most of the year. Where do they live?
(a) In Washington, D.C.
(c) At the North and South pole.
(d) On a small island out in the Pacific Ocean.
4. Is the little prince interested in buying the pills?
(a) Yes. He is taking them with him as he goes back to the desert.
(b) No. He would rather use the time to walk towards a spring of fresh water.
(c) Yes. He thinks they will be a good investment and produce income.
(d) Yes. He thinks his flower will enjoy not having to be watered.
5. How does the geographer define ephemeral?
(a) "In the area of fumeral springs."
(b) "Inside eternal beings."
(c) "In danger of speedy disappearance."
(d) "Hard to quantify."
6. How many flowers does the little prince meet in the desert?
(a) Only one.
(b) Hundreds. A vast garden of roses and lilacs.
(c) About 15. They are all fighting over water.
(d) On the baobab tree there were three lovely flowers.
7. What is the job of the railway switchman?
(a) To sort out travelers, in bundles of a thousand.
(b) To ride trains all day and all night.
(c) To make order of chaos.
(d) To give orders and have them obeyed.
8. Why does the geographer refuse to record the little prince's flower?
(a) The geographer doesn't like flowers.
(b) The geographer is allergic to flowers.
(c) The geographer doesn't know how to spell flower.
(d) The geographer says that a flower is ephemeral.
9. If all humanity were to stand upright and crowd together how much space would they take up, according to Chapter XVII?
(a) They could be placed in the branches of one baobab tree.
(b) One public square twenty miles long and twenty miles wide.
(c) The state of Texas.
(d) They would fill all of Africa and Asia.
10. Of all the people the little prince meets on the asteroids, he only likes one. Which one does he think he could be friends with?
(a) The lamplighter.
(b) The king.
(c) The businessman.
(d) None of them. He hates them all.
11. Where does the geographer advise the little prince to visit next?
(a) Go back to the lamplighter and learn from him.
(b) Earth, because it has a good reputation.
(c) Go home and take care of the flower.
(d) Go to the rings of Saturn and visit the third moon.
12. Which does the narrator say there are more of on earth, geographers or conceited men?
(b) Conceited men.
(c) All geographers are conceited men.
(d) There is an even number of both.
13. How does the little prince feel when he first arrives on the earth?
(a) Victorious and confident.
(b) Very happy.
(c) Finally at peace.
14. When he emerges from the desert, where does the little prince go?
(a) He opes to find water in the nearest town.
(b) He climbs a high mountain.
(c) He gets a ride in the pilot's airplane.
(d) He sits down and has a little rest.
15. What does the first creature the prince meets on earth say he is more powerful than?
(a) The thundering elephant.
(b) The truth.
(c) The finger of a king.
(d) The shining sun.
Short Answer Questions
1. Night falls and the pilot and little prince are walking in the dark. What do they think of the desert in the moonlight?
2. What structure is near the well?
3. Why does the fox want to be tamed?
4. Describe the flower which the little prince meets in the desert.
5. What does the first creature the prince meets on earth offer the little prince?
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