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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. Why does the prodigal son wait until night to go to his father's home?
(a) To fall asleep on the steps and have the family find him in the morning.
(b) To cloak his poverty.
(c) To listen in on the family's conversation.
(d) He does not wait; he goes during the day.
2. Who was the first of the disciples to be called an Apostle in "The Death of Judas"?
(c) Simon Peter.
3. What does the prodigal son first say made him come back?
4. What was the specialty of the Apostles in "The Death of Judas"?
(a) To keep Jesus from harm.
(b) To perform miracles.
(c) To make Jesus known everywhere.
(d) To limit self-sacrifice.
5. According to the editor, what did Claudel never make to his public?
Short Answer Questions
1. In what year did Francois Mauriac win the Nobel Peace Prize?
2. What made the prodigal son feel close to his father?
3. What does the doctor find is the cause of the main character's special power in "The Passer-Through-Walls"?
4. Why does the eldest son say he is different from the prodigal son?
5. What was Camus' occupation at the beginning of the war?
Short Essay Questions
1. In "Grand-Lebrun," describe the "little old women" in the narrator's story.
2. Why did Judas find himself above all other of Jesus' disciples?
3. According to Judas, how is a paralytic described after he has been cured?
4. How does the prodigal son answer his father about his reasons for returning home?
5. Why did the prodigal son leave home?
6. Why is the eldest son harsher than the father is regarding the prodigal son?
7. Why does the prodigal son's older brother claim to be different from the prodigal son?
8. Why does Daru believe that Balducci is playing a joke on him when he tells Daru of the order for Daru to transport the Arab?
9. Why does Judas claim that readers should not be against the Pharisees?
10. Describe Dutilleul in "The Passer-Through-Walls."
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