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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. When the little prince watches the trains, he remembers something the fox said. What does he remember?
(a) "Nothing good can happen quickly."
(b) "Don't go so fast that you miss your life."
(c) "Stop and smell the roses."
(d) "It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important."
2. 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 spend all his times in bars and none making maps and observations.
(c) Because he would forget to come back and give a report to the geographer.
(d) Because he would get lost too often.
3. What is unique about the fifth planet, the lamplighter's planet?
(a) It is made of soft rubber.
(b) It is the smallest.
(c) It is spinning at an incredible rate.
(d) There are so many people running around and singing.
4. When the pilot sees the snake in Chapter XXVI, what does he do?
(a) Goes for his revolver.
(b) Laughs it off.
(c) Throws stones at it until it slithers away.
(d) Runs for the hills.
5. What is the first creature the little prince meets on earth?
(a) His own shadow self.
(b) The pilot.
(c) The businessman.
(d) The golden snake.
Short Answer Questions
1. In the rose garden, when the little prince realizes the truth of his life and of the things he loves, what does he do?
2. How many roses are in the garden that the little prince discovers?
3. Where does the geographer advise the little prince to visit next?
4. The little prince wants the fox to play with him. What does the fox say?
5. Is the little prince interested in buying the pills?
Short Essay Questions
1. 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?
2. How does the shift of perception come to completion in the relationship between the fox and the little prince?
3. What does the geographer represent?
4. What does the little prince face on earth?
5. What is the lamplighter representative of?
6. How is the flower in the desert like the flower back on the little prince's planet?
7. 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?
8. What gives the desert its ridges of sand shining in the moonlight - its beauty?
9. 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?
10. The little prince does not have the kind of thirst which the pilot has; what kind of thirst does the little prince have?
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