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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. How does the structure of the oyster shell appear?
(a) Intricate and planned
(b) It has no structure
(c) Evenly spaced
(d) Sprawling and uneven
2. What do Anne and her visitor do in the morning?
3. What is it acceptable for people to do together on the island?
(a) To give each other desserts
(b) To be silent in the presence of another
(c) To play volleyball together
(d) To lie about who they are
4. What does the author intend to do about the societal implications of age?
(a) Get rid of them
(b) Survive them
(c) Ignore them
(d) Mitigate them
5. What does Anne believe concentrating on the world's problems might do to someone?
(a) Keep their lives in chaos
(b) Keep them from having children
(c) Keep them from helping individuals
(d) Keep them from solving their own problems
Short Answer Questions
1. Between what two poles have women swung, in the past?
2. Why does the author think at this stage of life a large house is not necessary?
3. When one lets go of the past one does one get?
4. Who comes to visit Anne at the cottage?
5. Why does Anne say about the tasks at home and time?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does being at home change the author's interaction with people?
2. What does Anne say women must discover for themselves and how?
3. 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?
4. How does Anne see the oyster shell in relationship to marriage?
5. What does Anne think about objects being crowded?
6. Describe a day at the beach with Anne after her sister arrives.
7. What does the author say about most people wanting duration in life and marriage?
8. What is the Argonauta and how does it use its shell?
9. What does Anne see as the difference in caring between the modern world and when life was less technical?
10. What has the beach taught the author?
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