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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. Who hoists the bucket up from the bottom of the well to the surface?
(a) The pilot.
(b) The snake.
(c) The woman by the well.
(d) The little prince.
2. What does the little prince ask about the poison which the snake has within it?
(a) Is your poison powerful enough to make me fly?
(b) How many times will you have to bite me before your poison works?
(c) Do you promise not to poison the pilot?
(d) You have good poison? You are sure it will not make me suffer long?
3. How many roses are in the garden that the little prince discovers?
(a) Five thousand.
(b) Five hundred.
(c) More than ten.
4. After arriving on the earth and meeting his first earth creature, what does the little prince do?
(a) He gives up and goes home.
(b) He crosses the desert.
(c) He makes a map of the desert.
(d) He find the pilot.
5. Which does the narrator say there are more of on earth, geographers or conceited men?
(a) Conceited men.
(c) All geographers are conceited men.
(d) There is an even number of both.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does the geographer refuse to record the little prince's flower?
2. What does the little prince hope to see from the high peak in Chapter XIX?
3. How does the fox define the word "tame"?
4. Is the little prince interested in buying the pills?
5. What is unique about the fifth planet, the lamplighter's planet?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is the little prince overcome with sadness as he stands in the entrance to the grand rose garden?
2. As the little prince faces his appointment with the snake, what is he feeling?
3. The image of a fox is absolutely classic in fable and myth. What does the fox represent?
4. What does the little prince face on earth?
5. The switchman is a person whose actions do have consequences. In that way he is different from the other adult archetypes. How is he similar?
6. How does the shift of perception come to completion in the relationship between the fox and the little prince?
7. What is the lamplighter representative of?
8. For the geographer, what is of consequence?
9. There are a great deal of numbers in this relatively short book. Why?
10. What is the little prince's mountaintop experience like and how does it change him?
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