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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 is written on the sign of the wagon that is different from the typical Word Market stalls?
(a) Don't Touch.
(b) Do It Yourself.
(c) Pick a Letter.
(d) Make a Word.

2. What special gift does the floating boy have besides walking above the ground?
(a) He can see through things.
(b) He can read minds.
(c) He can see a person's thoughts.
(d) He can see only things below him.

3. Milo is directed to a second door for directions. What is the word that appears above the door?
(a) Mathematics.
(b) Milo.
(c) Magic.
(d) Midget.

4. Who does Milo encounter upon his entrance into Dictionopolis?
(a) Tock's brother.
(b) Rhyme and Reason.
(c) King Azaz the Unabridged.
(d) The king's cabinet members.

5. Which of the following does Humbug NOT suggest as a way to make the guests remain after the banquet?
(a) Offer a reward.
(b) Pass a law.
(c) Send for help.
(d) Allow Rhyme and Reason to return.

Short Answer Questions

1. What day is it in Dictionopolis in Chapter 3?

2. What does the floating boy say an elephant would think of a bucket of water?

3. What is the first half baked idea Milo eats?

4. What is the name of the officer who comes to the scene of the incident in the Word Market?

5. What does the floating boy think of Milo's age?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why does Alec Bings say he is floating in the air?

2. Why do the creatures of the Doldrums say thinking is against the law?

3. Describe the Triple Demons of Compromise.

4. Why does Milo decide to buy some words in the Word Market?

5. What does Milo say about making another trip?

6. What does Alec Bings say caused the city of Reality to disappear?

7. What does the Humbug say about learning to spell?

8. Describe King Azaz the Unabridged.

9. What is Faintly Macabre's response when Milo says he can't leave the prison for six million years?

10. How do the Princesses, Rhyme and Reason, come to live in the kingdom?

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