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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. As Betty finds herself at the center of much adoration, she realizes that every soul is:
(a) Of infinite worth.
(b) Able to sing.
(c) A tiny pebble in a large sea.
2. What does Betty realize about her adoptive child by the time the little girl is two-and-a-half years old?
(a) The girl is the incarnation of one of her monk friends.
(b) The child is a musical prodigy.
(c) Betty has seen her before in spirit.
(d) Saving the child is Betty's mission.
3. How much time elapses before Betty decides to return to the hospital and meet with the surgeon who had done her procedure?
(a) One year.
(b) Three months.
(c) Twenty years.
(d) Five years.
4. Betty learns that our earthly prayers for others can benefit those:
(a) On earth and in heaven.
(b) On earth only.
(c) In heaven only.
(d) Whom we know personally, but not others.
5. In the garden, Betty recognizes the spirits as what?
(c) Security guards.
(d) Grandparents, aunts, and uncles.
6. What do those gathered at Betty's farewell from the spirit world begin to do?
(a) Bring her gifts.
(b) Recite a memorized poem.
(c) Sing spontaneously.
(d) Dance with her.
7. Why does the surgeon cry after talking to Betty about her near-death experience?
(a) He's worried she will sue.
(b) He's afraid she's gone mad.
(c) Her story gives him hope.
(d) He feels badly that she died under his care.
8. Betty says that the only thing we can take with us from our earthly lives is:
(a) The fame and notoriety we earned.
(b) The personalities we developed.
(c) The good we've done for others.
(d) Our names.
9. With the "ripple effect," any act of cruelty or kindness does what?
(a) Is either condemned or cheered in the spirit world.
(b) Blends with other acts until they're all indistinguishable.
(c) Returns to the one who originally performed the act.
(d) Fades off into oblivion.
10. Betty sees prayers coming from earth as what?
(a) Beacons of light.
(b) Whispers in the wind.
(c) Scrolls tied to balloons.
(d) Prayer flags.
11. When the spirits in heaven show Betty a drunken man on earth, what does she first see in this person?
(a) A drunken bum lying in his wallow.
(b) A remarkable soul and an enlightened spirit.
(c) The face of Jesus in the man.
(d) A man beat up by the cruelty on earth.
12. In the last chapter of the book, who does Betty miss terribly and pray for often?
(a) A baby.
(b) Her mother.
(c) Her oldest son.
(d) A sister.
13. Betty states that even though there are those who are different from us, we must be willing to:
(a) Fight when action is called for.
(b) Show them how wrong they are.
(c) Uphold our religious viewpoints.
(d) Accept all others.
14. Can our prayers help our friends and family members?
(b) Only friends.
(d) Only close family members.
15. What does Betty say about a mother's prayers for her children?
(a) These please God the most.
(b) Sometimes they're a little selfish.
(c) They are always tended to by spirits who used to be mothers.
(d) These are the greatest prayers.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the council of men tell Betty?
2. How does the author return to earth after traveling through the spirit world?
3. Betty states that even though she and Joe help their adult children through painful moments, they can never:
4. At the beginning of the book's last chapter, who comes into Betty's home?
5. How does Betty react to what the council of men tells her?
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