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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. 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.
2. What does the little prince believe that the desert hides?
(a) Snakes that can kill.
(b) A home for the ages.
(c) The secret of eternal youth.
(d) A well.
3. On his own planet, what does the little prince use the extinct volcano for?
(a) An oven.
(b) A landmark to find his way home.
(c) A footstool.
(d) It is useless, so he doesn't use it at all.
4. When the little prince is up on the high peak in Chapter XIX, who does he speak with?
(a) An eagle.
(b) An echo.
(c) The sky god.
(d) A black snake.
5. What is the final drawing which the little prince requests from the pilot?
(a) A muzzle for the little prince's sheep.
(b) A self-portrait.
(c) A better rendition of the baobab trees.
(d) The desert in moonlight.
Short Answer Questions
1. The little prince discovers a rose garden. What is it about this rose garden that makes him so sad?
2. What is the job of the railway switchman?
3. How many days have the pilot and little prince been together when the pilot drinks the last of his water supply?
4. Why does the geographer refuse to record the little prince's flower?
5. What is the first creature the little prince meets on earth?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the lamplighter representative of?
2. One of the major themes of the book is child vs. adult. What in the description of the earth sets the stage for this tension?
3. How does the shift of perception come to completion in the relationship between the fox and the little prince?
4. There are a great deal of numbers in this relatively short book. Why?
5. What does the little prince face on earth?
6. What is the little prince's mountaintop experience like and how does it change him?
7. After visiting the six asteroids, the little prince has learned many things. In his last visit he seems to have regret that he has left his ephemeral flower all alone. Why doesn't he return? Why does he continue his journey?
8. The little prince has learned that what is essential is invisible. How does he apply this to the mad scene of trains rushing this way and that?
9. Why is the little prince overcome with sadness as he stands in the entrance to the grand rose garden?
10. When the end is near, the pilot has no more water to drink and the little prince has found what he was looking for, a remarkable thing happens. What is different about the search for the well? What happens on this stage of the journey that is new?
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