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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How many hours of healthy sleep did the author finally get in Chapter Three?
(a) 24 hours.
(b) 8 hours.
(c) 12 hours.
(d) 10 hours.
2. About what is the author's remaining problem in Chapter Four?
(a) About what the author can do.
(b) About feelings and motives.
(c) About what God should do.
(d) About how to live.
3. What does the author say can shatter the author's idea of God?
(a) God Himself.
(b) If the author changes his idea.
(d) Religious reflections.
4. What does the author say cannot compare with physical pain?
5. As Chapter Three begins, what does the author record that he is afraid his grief will turn into?
(a) Distorted memories of H.
(b) Dead flatness.
(d) Unending sorrow.
6. What metaphor does the author use with which to compare with a God who hurts to heal?
(a) A surgeon with wholly good intentions.
(b) A frustrated parent.
(c) A trickster.
(d) A cosmic sadist.
7. Who does the author think might have a special ability for the miracle of love?
(a) One's children.
(b) The woman.
(c) One's minister.
(d) The man.
8. In Chapter Four, what did the author say he finally experienced about H.?
(a) Her mind.
(b) A sense of joy.
(c) A reunion of lovers.
(d) Her soul.
9. What does the author suspect is the real answer to reality?
(a) There are no real answers.
(b) Reality is a curse.
(c) Some shattering simplicity.
(d) This life is Heaven.
10. What kind of "no answer" does the author get from God by the fourth chapter?
(a) A complete answer.
(b) A locked door.
(c) A silent gaze.
(d) Absolutely no response.
11. What does the author think that H. would have thought must happen to weak faith?
(a) That weak faith has to grow stronger.
(b) Religion must build up such faith.
(c) That such faith must be knocked down.
(d) That such faith must be held closely.
12. To what length would the author have gone if it could have cured H.'s cancer?
(a) Died in her place.
(b) Never seen her again.
(c) Turned his back on God.
(d) Become a priest.
13. How many books does the author use to record his reflections?
14. When was another time when the author enjoyed rambling walks?
(a) After the author's parents died.
(b) When he was a child.
(c) When he was a bachelor.
(d) When his children were younger.
15. With what same quality does the author think his love for H. shared?
(a) The author's love for his children.
(b) The author's faith in God.
(c) The beauty of nature.
(d) The author's intellect.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the author decide in Chapter Three is more important that being treated gently by God?
2. What is the author's idea about reunion with the dead?
3. In Chapter Three, to what does the author compare faith?
4. What important personal process does the author begin in the course of Chapter Three?
5. Against what were the author's records written?
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