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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 Elwood Dowd find in Myrtle Mae Simmons' package?
(a) A small bundle of books about Pookas.
(b) A family tree book.
(c) A wooden plaque engraved to Harvey.
(d) A portrait of Elwood Dowd and Harvey.
2. What is Ruth Kelly's reaction to Elwood Dowd's story about Dr. William Chumley?
(a) She is amused.
(b) She seems shocked.
(c) She seems to believe him.
(d) She is indifferent.
3. What does Myrtle Mae Simmons bring into the room as proof her uncle is not well?
(a) A diary written by Elwood Dowd to Harvey.
(b) A collection of rabbit-themed dinner plates.
(c) A sculpture of Plato.
(d) A large flat parcel.
4. What does Dr. Lyman Sanderson ask Elwood Dowd to do?
(a) Get ready to be admitted to the sanitarium.
(b) Pay for the drinks and Charlie's.
(c) Quit talking about Harvey.
(d) Recount the night's events.
5. What does Dr. William Chumley assure Judge Gaffney of to hopefully avoid a lawsuit?
(a) That he was planning on shutting down the sanitarium soon.
(b) That Wilson was really to blame for Veta Simmons' rough treatment.
(c) That everything was a total misunderstanding.
(d) That Dr. Lyman Sanderson has been fired.
Short Answer Questions
1. According to the phone conversation at the beginning of this scene, who has gone missing for four hours?
2. What does Elwood Dowd tell Betty Chumley on the phone?
3. What does Veta Simmons try to get Elwood Dowd to do?
4. Where does Elwood Dowd say he and Harvey have adventures every night?
5. What does Elwood do before leaving the scene again?
Short Essay Questions
1. What are some of the reasons Veta Simmons is visibly shaken up and disheveled-looking when she first appears in this scene?
2. In his phone conversation home in this scene, what does Elwood Dowd want to know?
3. What is Veta Simmons' reasoning for why she was committed instead of Elwood Dowd?
4. What type of mechanism is relied on in this scene to generate its many comedic moments?
5. With whom does Elwood Dowd speak to on the phone when he arrives home and what does he talk about?
6. Why is Veta Simmons speech about the importance of art significant, if at all?
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 does Elwood Dowd enter the sanitarium with flowers for Ruth Kelly?
9. Why is Myrtle Mae Simmons surprised when Judge Gaffney arrives at the Dowd home?
10. When Elwood Dowd mentions to Ruth Kelly that he has things he needs to do, what is he referring to?
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