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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. At the hospital, Betty asks for a room with a window because ever since she was a child, she's had:
2. Betty states that she knew with a sure knowledge that Jesus would never do what?
3. Initially, what position does Betty find herself in as she travels through the large black mass?
4. At the age of 31, Betty was mother to how many children?
5. When Betty emerges the swirling tunnel and enters the heavenly realm, what does she feel?
Short Essay Questions
1. When she returns to the hospital room after checking up on her family, what massive force does Betty feel tugging at her?
2. What does Betty conclude at the end of the book?
3. What does Betty say about Jesus' sense of humor?
4. Summarize what Betty says about what we can take with us from this life to the spirit world.
5. Explain the "natural consequence" nature of the laws Jesus shares with Betty.
6. How does Betty's uneasiness at the hospital foreshadow what is to come?
7. How does Betty compare her death to a graduation?
8. Before this particular hospital stay where she is scheduled for a partial hysterectomy, Betty was admitted to the hospital for another reason. What was that reason?
9. A pinpoint of light appears at the end of the tunnel. As she gets closer, what does Betty see within the light?
10. What does the experience of being a rose teach Betty?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Summarize Betty's experience of traveling through a tornado-like black mass as she transitions from life on earth to life in heaven.
1. What does she see, hear, feel, and experience within this mass?
2. What does she see at the end of this tunnel?
Essay Topic 2
Why is Betty able to feel so calm and at peace in the midst of her unusual experiences? Why does she feel "at home" in this alternate realm?
Essay Topic 3
Through her descriptions, Betty tries to incorporate all of the senses to give the reader a more complete picture of her experience. For each sense -- sight, sound, taste, touch, and smell -- select a passage from the book and analyze how her written description triggers that particular sense.
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