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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 name does a human scholar give little prince's planet?
(a) The Star that is Beyond.
(c) Astroid B-612.
(d) Little Kingdom of Rose.
2. The pilot gives the little prince something that the little prince greatly treasures and which he keeps it in his pocket. What is it?
(a) A glass of water.
(b) A magic wand.
(c) A star chart.
(d) The pilot's drawing of a sheep in a box with air holes.
3. What should a person who flies planes study, according to the narrator?
(c) How to fall.
4. What is the pilot working on that he thinks will help him get out of the desert?
(a) A map showing the way out of the desert.
(b) The engine of his plane.
(c) Making paper airplanes.
(d) A book about geography.
5. When the little prince leaves his planet, does he plan to ever return?
(a) Yes, he is just planning a short vacation.
(c) He doesn't have a plan one way or the other.
(d) Yes, he is just going to find more flowers.
Short Answer Questions
1. When the little prince leaves his planet, he says goodbye to the flower and goes to put her glass globe on. Why does she say she doesn't need the protection any more?
2. There is one drawing in Chapter V that the pilot is very proud of. Which one is it?
3. What does the conceited man want to be admired as?
4. What does the businessman think he owns?
5. What does the conceited man want?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is the little prince so fond of sunsets?
2. The narrator observes that adults are mostly interested in different things than children are drawn to. What are some of the things the narrator notes about the interests of adults vs. the interests of children?
3. Again, readers see the use of light by the author in setting the tone of Chapter VII. When the little prince is choked by sobbing, what is happening to the light?
4. On asteroid 325 the king sits in his royal purple and ermine. What does this character represent?
5. The author uses light throughout the book to evoke an emotional tone. What does the sunset evoke?
6. In a fable everything is symbolic. What is the symbolism of the desert as the central place in the story?
7. Why doesn't the little prince answer questions that the pilot asks?
8. The Little Prince is considered to be a fable. What does that mean?
9. What does the little prince learn from the conceited man?
10. What is symbolic about the pilot making drawings in Chapter II?
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