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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is the last sentence in Appendix 8?
(a) "Beware the pendula."
(b) "I have nothing to fear but everything."
(c) "The robots are nothing if not versatile."
(d) "If being a visionary makes me psychotic, then I gladly will be so."
2. According to the author in Appendix 6, what opens the doors of heaven, hell, and limbo for the living?
(a) "Massy keys of metals twain."
(c) Spiritual enlightenment.
(d) The presence or absence of certain chemicals in the blood.
3. A mental state similar to that of schizophrenia can be induced by administering what drug?
(b) Derivatives of adrenalin.
4. What do schizophrenics share with other psychotics, according to the author?
(a) They have the same symptoms, but schizophrenics experience them to a greater extent.
(b) They don't share the same symptoms, but they share the same illness and brain dysfunction.
(c) They have the same symptoms, but schizophrenics experience them to a lesser extent.
(d) They share the same symptoms, and the intensity of those symptoms is about equal.
5. What happened to La Tour's reputation as a result of the rise of the new Art of Versailles?
(a) He was forgotten, and his works were attributed to other artists.
(b) He was forced to change his style to remain popular.
(c) His reputation didn't change, but his fans were more loyal than ever.
(d) He became even more famous and well-known.
6. According to the author, what is the setting of Gericault's painting "The Derby"?
(a) The Midwest.
(b) A small Spanish town.
7. In theological terms, the progress the author mentions at the end of Appendix 6 is a transition from what to what?
(a) From Hades to Purgatory.
(b) From Purgatory to Heaven.
(c) From Heaven to Hades.
(d) From Hades to Heaven.
8. According to the author, where do the mentally-ill people discussed at the beginning of Appendix 6 spend their time?
(a) None of these places.
(b) In Heaven.
(c) In Hell.
(d) On Earth.
9. Which of these is NOT something with which schizophrenics have lost touch, according to the author?
(c) Fellow beings.
10. How did Carlyle feel when he walked down a crowded street?
11. Gericault claimed that when he started to paint a woman, it turned into what?
(a) A demon.
(b) A succubus.
(c) A tree.
(d) A lion.
12. What does the author say La Tour paints, at the end of Appendix 4?
(a) Visionary experiences.
(b) God's immanence.
(c) Cautionary tales.
(d) Divine retribution.
13. What is the title of the biography written about Carlyle?
(a) "Carlyle: Man and Author."
(b) "The Delusional Cartographer."
(c) "Mr Carlyle, my Patient."
(d) "A Study on Psychosis."
14. What does the candle light do for La Tour's paintings, according to the author?
(a) Creates a unique way to light and shade the subjects.
(b) Stresses the importance and divinity of something simply existing.
(c) Allows La Tour to make the background of his paintings dark, and therefore less detailed.
(d) Makes them different from other painter's works, even when the subjects are similar.
15. What group of mentally-ill people does the author write about in Appendix 6?
(d) Heroin addicts.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the author specifically state in Appendix 6 does NOT open the doors of heaven, hell, and limbo?
2. What was the subject of the Delacroix painting the author mentions in Appendix 5?
3. Upon what evidence does the author base his estimation of the way in which Gericault saw the world?
4. According to the author, what theme is illustrated by the close-up landscapes of Chinese and Japanese art?
5. What was the subject of the poem the author quotes in Appendix 5?
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