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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What could happen without inner strength and spiritual solidity?
(a) One could die
(b) One will be depleted
(c) One could be a criminal
(d) One could get sick

2. What does Anne say is valid as far as one-and-only moments?
(a) They're valid for children
(b) They're valid if carefully controlled
(c) They're valid for the first five years
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3. What is Anne afraid of when she is alone and feeling peaceful?
(a) Being interrupted by another person
(b) That she will get angry
(c) That it will end
(d) That she will die

4. What kind of experience does the author say being alone was for her?
(a) Painful
(b) Happy
(c) Lonely
(d) Peaceful

5. During the second week, what comes forth in Anne's mind?
(a) New knitting patterns
(b) New book ideas
(c) Unconscious thoughts and dreams
(d) New paintings to do

6. What casts a powerful spell on Anne?
(a) The breeze
(b) The shells
(c) The sun
(d) The sea

7. Men, says the author, has more opportunity at work than women to do what?
(a) Talk to people
(b) Giving himself creatively
(c) Have an affair
(d) Earn money

8. To whom will the sea not give its gifts?
(a) To the greedy or impatient
(b) To children who can't be still
(c) To men
(d) to criminals

9. What does multiplicity in life lead to, according to the author?
(a) Fragmentation
(b) Anger
(c) Being tired all the time
(d) An interesting life

10. What does the author believe most people need?
(a) Love
(b) Children
(c) Friendship
(d) Aloneness

11. What kind of atmosphere between people does a beach create?
(a) Suspicious
(b) Tense
(c) Shy
(d) Carefree

12. What does the author believe people are designed to do?
(a) Have a purpose
(b) Have children
(c) Make money
(d) Seek companionship and acceptance

13. What about the author's life makes it more difficult to achieve simplicity?
(a) She has to work
(b) Her husband is unfaithful
(c) Her life is subject to public scrutiny
(d) She has too many children

14. What is a double-sunrise shell?
(a) A shell found a sunrise
(b) Two shells joined at the center
(c) A shell formed from coral
(d) A shell with red and orange on both sides

15. What does the channeled whelk represent to the author?
(a) Convoluted schemes
(b) An existence of simplicity
(c) Knitting a sock
(d) Designs of man

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the author consider one of the most important techniques for living?

2. What removes the desire to think or read within Anne?

3. The author compares to the channeled whelk to what of hers?

4. How does the author think one's true identity is found?

5. How have the author's "roles" in life effected her life?

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