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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who is ultimately locked up in the sanitarium in this scene?
(a) Dr. Lyman Sanderson.
(b) Veta Simmons.
(c) Myrtle Mae Simmons.
2. What is the name of the orderly in Chumley's rest?
(a) Dr. Saul Rubinek.
(c) Dr. Lyman Sanderson.
(d) Dr. William Chumley.
3. According to Elwood Dowd, what exactly IS his invisible friend?
(a) A wood spirit.
(b) A pixie.
(c) A great enigma.
(d) A Pooka.
4. Who does Dr. Lyman Sanderson believe needs immediate treatment?
(a) Ruth Kelly.
(b) Ethel Chauvenet.
(c) Elwood Dowd.
(d) Veta Simmons.
5. What is Veta Simmons trying to do at the sanitarium?
(a) Create a business partnership with Ruth Kelly.
(b) Have Elwood Dowd commited for evaluation.
(c) Introduce Myrtle Mae Simmons to Wilson.
(d) Evaluate the facilities for future fund-raising events.
6. What does Myrtle Mae Simmons wonder aloud about her uncle, Eldwood Dowd?
(a) Why he can't just be run over by a truck.
(b) Why he can't be normal like her mother.
(c) Why he carries around an extra hat and raincoat.
(d) Why he isn't in show business.
7. What observation does Myrtle Mae Simmons make about her mother in relation to her uncle, Elwood Dowd?
(a) That she is too sympathetic to Elwood Dowd's friend, Harvey.
(b) That she is a good cook and party hostess.
(c) That Veta Simmons is no match for Elwood Dowd.
(d) That she is too nice to Elwood Dowd and should shun him.
8. What seems to be the main obstacle for Veta Simmons' full acceptance by the town's society folk?
(a) The criminal record of Myrtle Mae Simmons.
(b) The family's lack of money.
(c) The family's home is not up to par.
(d) Elwood Dowd and his imaginary friend.
9. What words appear at the bottom of the page that Wilson is reading when the scene ends?
(a) "You'll never find me."
(b) "How are you, Mr. Wilson?"
(c) "Hey, put me down!"
(d) "You're standing on my foot."
10. What does Wilson read at the end of this scene?
(a) A Bible.
(b) An encyclopedia.
(c) A psychiatrics manual.
(d) A sales pamphlet.
11. In what room does Elwood Dowd wait when the ladies excuse themselves?
(a) The foyer.
(b) The dining room.
(c) The living room.
(d) The parlor.
12. In whom is Ruth Kelly interested?
(a) Dr. William Chumley.
(b) Dr. Henry Jeckyll.
(c) Dr. Wilson.
(d) Dr. Lyman Sanderson.
13. What does Betty Chumley tell the sanitarium staff about Harvey?
(a) His name, height, and favorite foods.
(b) His jacket and hat size.
(c) His name and that he's a Pooka.
(d) His name and preferences for making friends.
14. How tall is Harvey, according to Elwood Dowd?
(a) Six feet tall.
(b) Ten feet tall.
(c) Four feet tall.
(d) Eight feet tall.
15. Myrtle Mae Simmons answers the phone as the first scene begins. Who is calling?
(a) The IRS.
(b) A long-lost friend.
(c) The Society Editor of the local paper.
(d) The Reader's Digest clearinghouse.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Veta Simmons tell Elwood Dowd to do?
2. Who are discussing the treatment to be given to Veta Simmons?
3. What is the name of the main character's niece?
4. Which of these characters is constantly being visited by a pooka?
5. What detail about Elwood Dowd does Veta Simmons originally reveal to Dr. Lyman Sanderson?
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