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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 Harvey look like, according to this scene?
(a) A giant rabbit with a fez and a leather belt.
(b) A giant rabbit with a hat and trenchcoat.
(c) A giant rabbit with a polka dot collar and red necktie.
(d) A giant rabbit with a spiked collar.
2. Throughout this scene, who remains adamant that Elwood Dowd be locked up in the sanitarium?
(a) Dr. Lyman Sanderson.
(c) Veta Simmons.
(d) Myrtle Mae Simmons.
3. Who enters, looking disheveled and shaken?
(a) Myrtle Mae Simmons.
(b) Veta Simmons.
(c) Dr. William Chumley.
(d) Elwood Dowd.
4. What does Veta Simmons believe is protecting her brother?
(a) A small revolver.
(b) An uncommon good luck streak.
(c) The Pooka.
(d) Sheer naivete.
5. Where does Dr. William Chumley go to hide?
(a) His office.
(b) A broom closet.
(c) The basement.
(d) Upstairs at the sanitarium.
Short Answer Questions
1. Myrtle Mae Simmons insists that the judge do what?
2. What does Dr. William Chumley want to know about Elwood Dowd?
3. In this scene, Dr. William Chumley and Judge Gaffney visit whom upstairs in the Dowd mansion?
4. After several drinks, with whom did Dr. William Chumley get into an argument over who should pay?
5. Who is helping Dr. Lyman Sanderson pack his things?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who enters the sanitarium toward the end of this scene? What is this person's emotional state?
2. While Veta Simmons and Dr. William Chumley are arguing, what happens?
3. 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"?
4. What becomes clear about Elwood Dowd in this scene?
5. Why do you think Wilson is agitated when he finally locates Elwood Dowd back at Chumley's Rest?
6. What does Myrtle Mae Simmons offer up as "proof" that Elwood Dowd is a horrible person to live with (at least according to her)?
7. Which other characters do you think are starting to believe in Harvey by the end of this scene? Why do they do this?
8. Why is Veta Simmons speech about the importance of art significant, if at all?
9. Veta Simmons and Dr. William Chumley argue a great deal in this scene. What in general is the argument about?
10. What is Elwood Dowd's reaction to the parcel brought out by Myrtle Mae Simmons?
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