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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 Anne say one must be aware of in everyday life?
(a) How to make things happen
(b) The fastest way to complete tasks
(c) The planet and all its inhabitants
(d) Which path to pursue at home
2. How do sailors consider the Argonauta shell?
(a) It is lucky because they can sell it
(b) It brings fair weather
(c) It can cause a ship to overturn
(d) It brings death
3. What might limit a person's outlook on life?
(a) Not being open to complexity
(b) Looking for simplicity, inner integrity and fuller relationships
(c) Trying to stay as simple in the city as on the island
(d) Looking for easy answers
4. What does the author say might sacrifice the present in honor of the future?
(a) Trying to ignore the day and always think about next week
(b) Trying to live in the past
(c) Trying to balance the individual against the whole
(d) Trying to put off too many actions
5. How are the bonds of marriage formed?
(a) Having children
(b) Working to achieve their united goals
(c) Having a great love life
(d) Watching television together
Short Answer Questions
1. How does society deal with middle/late age?
2. What types of habits does the daily life of marriage have?
3. What does the author say a woman is full of?
4. What does romantic love turn to, according to the author?
5. Why does the author believe it will be difficult to remember her thoughts from the beach?
Short Essay Questions
1. What questions about her life and conclusions does Anne have as she thinks about the Argonauta ?
2. What does Anne suggest each person must do as far as themselves is concerned and what effect would that have on a person's life?
3. What does Anne think about objects being crowded?
4. Anne talks about the different needs for aging adults. What are some of the ideas she expresses?
5. How does the author relate decorating with a few objects to people in crowds?
6. What does Anne say is the key to dealing with the whole and moving forward?
7. How does the author see the beginning of a marriage for most people?
8. How does being at home change the author's interaction with people?
9. What does Anne see as the difference in caring between the modern world and when life was less technical?
10. What is the Argonauta and how does it use its shell?
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