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

2. What is Anne afraid of when she is alone and feeling peaceful?
(a) That it will end
(b) Being interrupted by another person
(c) That she will die
(d) That she will get angry

3. What does Anne believe is possible at the beach as far as shelter is concerned?
(a) A simple shelter is adequate
(b) It has to have a comfortable bed
(c) One needs no shelter
(d) A beautiful shelter is necessary for peace

4. What removes the desire to think or read within Anne?
(a) The exercise from swimming
(b) The nice people around her
(c) The solitude and serenity of the ocean
(d) The sun making her sleepy

5. What does the author suggest people living in society are like?
(a) Trees, with branches reaching out to each other
(b) Waves
(c) Grains of sand, crowded and gritty
(d) Islands

Short Answer Questions

1. What happens to the pencils she carries?

2. Why is less time spent caring for the home now possible?

3. What does the author believe most people need?

4. Who does Anne use as an example of the simple life?

5. How does the author view being alone for two weeks?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does the author see the difference between a man and a woman in marriage?

2. How does the author suggest women should obtain solitude?

3. What kind of examples does Anne use to illustrate simplicity in life?

4. What is the solution to problems in a relationship that the author says many people try? How effective is that solution?

5. How does the author suggest one might rejuvenate a relationship?

6. Why would a person avoid being alone?

7. The author suggests being alone might be good for a person. Why does she say this?

8. How does one get gifts from the sea and what are the gifts?

9. What is the effect of solitude on people and on the author? What does the author feel when alone?

10. What does the author believe people are designed to seek? How do people avoid loneliness?

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