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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. What does the author say is required to obtain simplicity?
(a) Being single
(b) Simple surroundings
(c) No family
(d) Sacrifices

2. What two actions does the author say are not acceptable paths to simplicity?
(a) Having more than three children
(b) Becoming rich
(c) Being famous
(d) Total renunciation or total acceptance of the world

3. What would happen if one chose to embrace one-and-only moments all the time?
(a) It would be frustrating
(b) There's be no room for others
(c) It would get boring
(d) It would be too chaotic

4. What is the author's suggestion for renewing a relationship?
(a) Start dating someone else for a while
(b) Take time to be alone
(c) Separate for six months
(d) Have another child

5. How can a homemaker avoid feeling dispensable?
(a) Have work outside the home
(b) Have a fun hobby
(c) Fulfillment of spirit
(d) Keep having children

Short Answer Questions

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

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

3. What kind of atmosphere between people does a beach create?

4. What does Anne say is valid as far as one-and-only moments?

5. During the second week at the sea what returns to Anne?

Short Essay Questions

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

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

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

4. How is the mindset of the second week similar or different from her mindset in the city?

5. How does the author see people, since being at the beach?

6. What are obstacles to simplicity in Anne's life?

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

8. Why might Anne want to be alone at the beach?

9. What does the author say the beach does for relationships among people?

10. How does the author feel about the concept of being the "one and only" in a person's life?

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