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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is David unable to appreciate about the parable?
(a) David is unable to appreciate how the parable applies to his own life.
(b) David is unable to appreciate the hidden language of heaven in the parable.
(c) David is unable to appreciate the time Nathan takes to convey the parable.
(d) David is unable to appreciate Nathan's literary skill.
2. What is the only thing for which the author prays to God with his whole heart?
(a) That God will give him the patience to put up with his wife's nagging.
(b) That God will give him the strength to move on after his wife stops loving him.
(c) That God will give him the judgement to know when his wife is lying.
(d) That God will give him the strength never to want to love another woman.
3. At what moment is love annihilated according to the author?
(a) The moment it becomes conscious of itself.
(b) The moment it becomes hate.
(c) The moment it doubts.
(d) The moment it sins.
4. Between what two things does the writer say there may exist a significant difference?
(a) There may be a significant difference between the type of wedding reception the bride wants and the type of wedding reception the groom prefers.
(b) There may be a significant difference between how the in-laws are before the wedding and after the wedding.
(c) There may be a significant difference between how the young man really feels and what the wedding is like.
(d) There may be a significant difference between the time the wedding is scheduled to start and when it actually starts.
5. To what does the author compare the engagement period?
(a) The time it takes many people to dive into the water when they go swimming.
(b) Being held underwater, dying for a gasp of fresh air.
(c) Being tortured on the rack.
(d) The time one spends at the hair salon.
6. To whom does the author compare the young man when he is ill-tempered?
(a) Pontius Pilate.
(d) King David.
7. According to the author, what is the lifeblood of marriage?
(b) All of these.
(c) Openness on a large scale.
8. What is the author's answer to the claim that poverty may be a serious difficulty for marriage?
9. How does the author describe a couple's connection in a marriage of convenience?
(a) The connection is moral but shallow.
(b) The connection is immoral and fragile.
(c) The connection is sexy and suffocating.
(d) The connection is safe but unrewarding.
10. What is the author's stated attitude toward these feelings?
(a) The author writes that the feelings are aberrant.
(b) The author writes that the feelings are entirely natural.
(c) The author writes that the feelings are the best kind of feelings.
(d) The author writes that the feelings are disturbing.
11. In what form is EITHER/OR written?
(a) In the form of a lecture.
(b) In the form of a casual conversation.
(c) In the form of an epistle.
(d) In the form of a code.
12. What idea does the insane man, of whom the author writes, have fixed in his head?
(a) The insane man has the idea that his veins are filled with oil.
(b) The insane man has the idea that his apartment is full of flies.
(c) The insane man has the idea that his mattress is full of butterflies.
(d) The insane man has the idea that his heart is full of spiders.
13. According to the author, an esthetically beautiful marriage is always a what?
(a) An exhilarating one.
(b) A dull one.
(c) A sad one.
(d) A happy one.
14. What does the author say first love is for him?
(a) A good word.
(b) A password.
(c) A catch phrase.
(d) A bad word.
15. Why is the author accustomed to writing on this particular object?
(a) Because he lives in ancient Egypt.
(b) Because he is a public official.
(c) Because he is blind.
(d) Because he lives in modern India.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the author say romantic love is built on?
2. What system does the author say he observed while he was a guest in the home of a young married couple?
3. Who does Kirkegaard explain the letter was intended for?
4. What does the author say the actual experience of love is?
5. What is the opening phrase of the work?
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