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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. In what year did the village slaughter take place?
(a) 1526.
(b) 1587.
(c) 1612.
(d) 1483.

2. What word is used to describe Carnby's house?
(a) Lonely.
(b) Forlorn.
(c) Ramshackle.
(d) Dismal.

3. One person believed a certain type of group lived in the area of the black stone. What type of group is referred to in the story?
(a) Cannibals.
(b) Coven.
(c) Militia.
(d) Headhunters.

4. The object may have belonged to the members of which ancient civilization?
(a) R'lyeh.
(b) Atlantis.
(c) Sumeria.
(d) Thule.

5. The narrator buys which unusually large object at an antiquities shop?
(a) Wand.
(b) Chalice.
(c) Crystal.
(d) Globe.

Short Answer Questions

1. The object supposedly came from which era?

2. What is the name linked to the underground monster?

3. The story refers to which ancient great mythical person?

4. What is the real name of the Black Book?

5. What is the name of the narrator in Ubbo-Sathla?

Short Essay Questions

1. Castro tells the group about the Great Old Ones. Who are the Great Old Ones? Where did they live? What was the group waiting for and how did they communicate with the outside world?

2. What is the supposed history of the Black Stone? Has the theory been proven?

3. How does the narrator first learn about the Black Stone? What other information is linked to the Black Stone?

4. How does Chalmers explain the existence of the Fourth Dimension to Frank?

5. Who was Von Junzt? What was his claim to fame?

6. What is the first passage translated from Arabic into English? What is Ogden's opinion of the passage?

7. Tregardis approaches the dwarfish proprietor with the hopes of receiving an explanation and/or history about the stone. What does the proprietor say?

8. How did Angell first come into contact with the statue? Who had approached Angell and for what purpose? What information was given to the statue's owner?

9. Who is Howard? What is Howard's main goal in the story?

10. What book is Carnby asked to translate? Why is the book different from the other versions? What passages interest Carnby the most?

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