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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does the author say acceptance of pain as growth potential do?
(a) Will give happiness
(b) Will grant peace
(c) Will make the clock less significant
(d) Will enable growth faster
2. What does Anne say about a perfect day?
(a) They are impossible
(b) They happen all the time
(c) Life is not filled with continuous perfect days
(d) Everyday is perfect
3. What does the author intend to do about the societal implications of age?
(a) Get rid of them
(b) Mitigate them
(c) Ignore them
(d) Survive them
4. What does Anne see as how people seem in modern life?
(a) People tend to become faceless
(b) Much more dishonest
(c) More self-centered
(d) More kind and giving
5. What is difficult for a person in a crowd to do?
(a) Get to work on time
(b) Be the boss
(c) Stand out
(d) Change someone's opinion
6. What kind of schedule does the author say is necessary on the island?
(a) No schedule
(b) A detailed schedule
(c) A weekly schedule
(d) A daily schedule
7. How does the author see the oyster shell?
(a) As a cover for a pearl
(b) Beautiful and delicate
(c) Humble, awkward, and ugly
(d) Strange and alien
8. What does the author say the perfect day with her visitor represents?
(a) Being alone when someone is with you
(b) Being able to ignore someone politely
(c) The give and take of relationships
(d) Being too polite to say no
9. What is it acceptable for people to do together on the island?
(a) To play volleyball together
(b) To give each other desserts
(c) To be silent in the presence of another
(d) To lie about who they are
10. What does Anne believe space around an object can do?
(a) Be very dark
(b) Keep people from touching it
(c) Make it look odd
(d) Make it more special
11. What does the Argonauta represent to Anne?
(a) To strive for rare objects
(b) To have a good relationship with her children
(c) To look for balance
(d) Not clinging too tightly to the past
12. Anne says that only by learning the truth and beauty in the individual we can do what?
(a) Not have crime
(b) Not have war
(c) Deal with the whole
(d) Not have to deal with the world
13. What do the Anne and her visitor do in the evening?
(a) Set up a budget
(b) Relax and talk
14. Why would she believe the answer to question #151?
(a) She has no time to meet people on the island
(b) Most strange people don't live in cities
(c) She has no friends on the island
(d) One tends to gravitate toward the familiar
15. How does the visit effect Anne's path?
(a) Does not diminish the path
(b) Makes it noisy
(c) Makes it crowded
(d) Makes her work harder
Short Answer Questions
1. What type of people does the author believe one would be unlikely to be friends with in a city?
2. How does the structure of the oyster shell appear?
3. What might limit a person's outlook on life?
4. The author asserts that to expect duration in one's life and relationships is what?
5. As far as relationships go, what does the author say is generally not an option?
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