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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 Dr. Lyman Sanderson tell Elwood Dowd?
(a) He and Ruth Kelly are running off together.
(b) He believes he can see Harvey, too.
(c) He has to face reality.
(d) He's sorry they committed Veta Simmons.
2. Who enters with a bouquet of flowers for Ruth Kelly?
(b) Dr. William Chumley.
(c) Veta Simmons.
(d) Elwood Dowd.
3. Where does Dr. William Chumley go to hide?
(a) The basement.
(b) Upstairs at the sanitarium.
(c) His office.
(d) A broom closet.
4. How does Judge Gaffney feel about Elwood Dowd being locked up in the sanitarium?
(a) He is relieved that Elwood Dowd is finally getting some help.
(b) He is amused.
(c) He feels bad about it.
(d) He feels vindicated.
5. In this scene, Dr. William Chumley and Judge Gaffney visit whom upstairs in the Dowd mansion?
(a) Myrtle Mae Simmons.
(b) Veta Simmons.
(c) Mrs. Greenawalt.
(d) Elwood Dowd.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Elwood Dowd put the contents he finds in Myrtle Mae Simmons' flat parcel?
2. How many bars were searched looking for Elwood Dowd?
3. What does Veta Simmons believe is protecting her brother?
4. Where does Dr. Lyman Sanderson claim to have seen Ruth Kelly last Saturday?
5. Veta Simmons informs Dr. William Chumley that she knows where Elwood Dowd is. Where is he?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is Myrtle Mae Simmons surprised when Judge Gaffney arrives at the Dowd home?
2. In one or two sentences, describe how the evening's events transpired, according to Elwood Dowd.
3. Which other characters do you think are starting to believe in Harvey by the end of this scene? Why do they do this?
4. How does Dr. William Chumley get escorted out of Charlie's Place, according to Elwood Dowd?
5. What does Ruth Kelly find out when she calls Charlie's Place to verify Elwood Dowd's story?
6. How does Dr. Lyman Sanderson try to psychoanalyze Elwood Dowd's relationship with Harvey?
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 tactic does Dr. William Chumley use to get Elwood Dowd to return home again? Is it successful?
9. What type of mechanism is relied on in this scene to generate its many comedic moments?
10. Veta Simmons and Dr. William Chumley argue a great deal in this scene. What in general is the argument about?
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