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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. Why did Elwood Dowd return to Chumley's Rest?
(a) To check himself in.
(b) To harass them about admitting Veta Simmons earlier.
(c) To keep his appointment with Ruth Kelly and Dr. Lyman Sanderson.
(d) To see how everyone was getting along.
2. Who comes to the house, asking about Veta Simmons?
(a) Dr. Lyman Sanderson.
(c) Mrs. Greenawalt.
(d) Judge Gaffney.
3. What does Dr. William Chumley believe?
(a) He is able to see Harvey
(b) All responses are correct.
(c) He is being followed.
(d) He is beginning to understand Elwood Dowd.
4. What does Elwood Dowd tell Betty Chumley on the phone?
(a) That he would like her to meet Harvey.
(b) That he attended the cocktail party and didn't see her there.
(c) That he was ready to turn himself in to the sanitarium.
(d) That he was in love with her.
5. Where has Wilson been searching for Elwood Dowd?
(a) Under the stairwell.
(b) The corridors of Chumley's Rest.
(c) Area bars.
(d) Local sporting events.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who does Ruth Kelly call to verify Elwood Dowd's story?
2. In this scene, Dr. William Chumley and Judge Gaffney visit whom upstairs in the Dowd mansion?
3. According to Judge Gaffney, what are some of Elwood Dowd's strong points?
4. What does Myrtle Mae Simmons claim about living with her uncle?
5. Who says "A painting shows not only the reality but the dream behind it"?
Short Essay Questions
1. Which other characters do you think are starting to believe in Harvey by the end of this scene? Why do they do this?
2. While Veta Simmons and Dr. William Chumley are arguing, what happens?
3. With whom does Elwood Dowd speak to on the phone when he arrives home and what does he talk about?
4. Who enters the sanitarium toward the end of this scene? What is this person's emotional state?
5. Veta Simmons and Dr. William Chumley argue a great deal in this scene. What in general is the argument about?
6. What tactic does Dr. William Chumley use to get Elwood Dowd to return home again? Is it successful?
7. What do you think Elwood Dowd meant when he confesses "I wrestled with reality for forty years and I am happy to state that I finally won out over it"?
8. What are some of the reasons Veta Simmons is visibly shaken up and disheveled-looking when she first appears in this scene?
9. According to Elwood Dowd, how did Harvey get his name?
10. What does Ruth Kelly find out when she calls Charlie's Place to verify Elwood Dowd's story?
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