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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Can our prayers help our friends and family members?
(a) Only friends.
(d) Only close family members.
2. With the "ripple effect," any act of cruelty or kindness does what?
(a) Returns to the one who originally performed the act.
(b) Is either condemned or cheered in the spirit world.
(c) Blends with other acts until they're all indistinguishable.
(d) Fades off into oblivion.
3. Betty says that regardless of whether someone is great or small, talented or handicapped, sinner or saint, in the spirit world:
(a) Nobody is good enough.
(b) All are equal and precious.
(c) Nobody cares.
(d) All have sinned.
4. What does Betty force herself to participate in some time after returning to her body in order to enjoy life again?
(a) Deep sea fishing.
(b) Bungee jumping.
(c) Her children's activities.
(d) Community theater.
5. 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.
Short Answer Questions
1. In heaven, Betty is told that when a person dies traumatically, the spirit leaves the body:
2. In the other worlds that Betty visits, what kind of people does she see?
3. Why does the surgeon cry after talking to Betty about her near-death experience?
4. When Betty meets with the surgeon who had performed her partial hysterectomy, she learns that:
5. Betty says that wherever she traveled in the spiritual world, she always felt what?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Betty react to what the council of men has to say to her?
2. Summarize what Betty says about what we can take with us from this life to the spirit world.
3. After sinking further into self-pity upon returning to earth, Betty is saved by what?
4. What does Betty conclude at the end of the book?
5. Who joins Betty in the garden?
6. Describe how Betty feels upon returning to her body.
7. What is the purpose of the lessons we learn during our time on earth?
8. Why does Betty meet with a council of twelve men?
9. Through the love she experiences as she bids farewell to the heavenly realm, what does Betty conclude regarding the significance of each soul?
10. What does Betty say about other worlds?
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