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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. Why does Betty say that on earth, we can't judge people accurately?
2. What impresses Betty most about spirits in their pre-mortal existence?
3. Why do some spirits choose not to come to earth?
4. Betty learns that as spirits preparing to come to earth, we choose many of our weaknesses and challenges in order to what?
5. How does Betty react to what the council of men tells her?
Short Essay Questions
1. Summarize what Betty writes about expressing gratitude in prayer.
2. What is the purpose of the lessons we learn during our time on earth?
3. What mystery is solved in this chapter?
4. Why does Betty meet with a council of twelve men?
5. Who is the baby Betty and her husband adopt, and how is it that Betty already knows her?
6. What does Betty say about other worlds?
7. Describe what Betty writes about the spirits waiting to come to earth.
8. Describe how Betty feels upon returning to her body.
9. After sinking further into self-pity upon returning to earth, Betty is saved by what?
10. Describe why a particular drunken man shown to Betty is regarded highly in the spirit world.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Select four major themes carried throughout the book. Describe and briefly analyze each theme. Then, for each theme, explain whether it was carried through effectively. Support your reasons with examples.
Essay Topic 2
Compare and contrast Betty's family life when she's a child and when she's an adult. Why does family becomes so important to her as an adult? How does she create with her husband and children what she missed as a child?
Essay Topic 3
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.
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