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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 same time that her voyage through the black mass picks up speed, Betty feels greater:
2. What happens when, as Betty communicates with her ministering angels, she suddenly thinks about her husband and their children?
3. How old was Betty when she fell in love with the boy next door and married him?
4. As an example of breaking a law, Betty explains that we "sin" against the earth when we pollute and, as a result, we:
5. What attributes does Betty especially appreciate about Joe, her second husband?
Short Essay Questions
1. How do some of the events of Betty's childhood foreshadow what she is about to cover later in the book?
2. Compare and contrast Betty's first and second marriages.
3. Describe what Betty experiences as she feels the life force leaving her body.
4. As a child, how does Betty learn to fear God?
5. Explain what Betty means in her discussion of sins against the flesh.
6. How does Betty's uneasiness at the hospital foreshadow what is to come?
7. What does Betty say about Jesus' sense of humor?
8. Describe Betty's childhood near-death experience.
9. How has Betty's perspective changed in this chapter?
10. Why does Betty need to have a partial hysterectomy?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
1. Explain how Betty develops a fear of God as a child. What gives rise to this fear? What other factors contribute?
2. Explain how Betty feels about God following the near-death experience she has as an adult. List some of the events that transpire and some of the lessons she learns that alter her view of God.
Essay Topic 2
Compare and contrast Betty's descriptions of heaven with what we see and experience here on earth. What similarities do you note? What stands as being significantly different?
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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