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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What kind of snake does Jamison want to protect herself against?
(a) A brown snake
(b) A rattle snake
(c) An adder
(d) A grass snake
2. What can Jamison never repay back to her brother?
(a) His emotional support
(b) His love
(c) The cigarettes he gives her
(d) The money he lends her
3. What university did Jamison want to go to?
(d) New York
4. What does Jamison's father find it difficult to do when he is clinically depressed?
(a) Get out of bed
(b) Play ping pong
(c) Go for walks
(d) Talk on the phone
5. What does Jamison say she must do before she becomes associate professor?
(a) Simplify her life
(b) Get off lithium
(c) Admit her problems
6. What does Jamison claim manic depressive illness is linked with?
7. What does Jamison say she remembers college as?
(a) Intense suffering and confusion
(b) Intellectually stimulating
(c) Time of her life
8. Which of the book's character's says off we go into the wild blue yonder?
(a) Jamison's mother
(b) Jamison's brother
(c) Jamison's sister
(d) Jamison's father
9. What is the name of the man Jamison meets at the beginning of the chapter?
(a) Lawrence Petersen
(b) Philip White
(c) David Laurie
(d) James Goldfield
10. What is a hospital candy striper?
(a) A homosexual
(b) A manic depressive patient
(c) A student volunteer
(d) Am army child
11. Who does Jamison try and reconcile with in this chapter?
(a) Her husband
(b) Her father
(c) David Laurie
(d) Her son
12. Which member of Jamison's family is she particularly grateful to for saving her life?
(a) Her brother
(b) Her sister
(c) Her mother
(d) Her father
13. What corporation did Jamison's father work at?
14. Which American poet does Jamison reference in this chapter?
(a) Delmore Schwartz
(b) Erza Pound
(c) Walt Whitman
(d) T.S Elliot
15. Why does Jamison decline Laurie's invitation to go to dinner?
(a) He won't let her pay
(b) She is too busy
(c) She does not find him attractive
(d) She is still married
Short Answer Questions
1. What happened to the pilot in the military jet?
2. What is the only drug Jamison says can save her?
3. What does Jamison like to put in her morning orange juice?
4. What does lithium force Jamison to give up?
5. Who helps Jamison pay off her debts?
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