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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 tell Ruth Kelly about Dr. William Chumley's whereabouts?
(a) He doesn't know where Dr. William Chumley is.
(b) He is at the Dowd mansion.
(c) He is at Charlie's Place.
(d) He is on a train to Pittsburgh.
2. What does Veta Simmons tell Dr. William Chumley about her brother, Elwood Dowd?
(a) That he's just pulling everyone's leg about Harvey.
(b) That he is a compulsive gambler.
(c) That he likes trains.
(d) That he is dangerous.
3. Veta Simmons was extremely upset by the doctors' questions at Chumley's Rest because they all related to _______________.
(a) Potty training.
(b) Celtic mythology.
(c) Sexual urges.
(d) Giant rabbits.
4. What happens to the front door at the end of this scene?
(a) It disappears.
(b) It unlocks itself.
(d) It opens and closes by itself.
5. Who calls in to speak with Veta Simmons?
(b) Ruth Kelly.
(c) Elwood Dowd.
(d) Dr. William Chumley.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Elwood Dowd tell Dr. Lyman Sanderson about the name Harvey?
2. What does Ruth Kelly ask Elwood Dowd when she first sees him in this scene?
3. Who is helping Dr. Lyman Sanderson pack his things?
4. What does Elwood do before leaving the scene again?
5. What kind of advice does Dr. Lyman Sanderson give Ruth Kelly?
Short Essay Questions
1. With whom does Elwood Dowd speak to on the phone when he arrives home and what does he talk about?
2. What becomes clear about Elwood Dowd in this scene?
3. Why do you think Wilson is agitated when he finally locates Elwood Dowd back at Chumley's Rest?
4. What is Elwood Dowd's reaction to the parcel brought out by Myrtle Mae Simmons?
5. In his phone conversation home in this scene, what does Elwood Dowd want to know?
6. Veta Simmons and Dr. William Chumley argue a great deal in this scene. What in general is the argument about?
7. What are some of the reasons Veta Simmons is visibly shaken up and disheveled-looking when she first appears in this scene?
8. Why is Veta Simmons speech about the importance of art significant, if at all?
9. How does Dr. William Chumley get escorted out of Charlie's Place, according to Elwood Dowd?
10. Why is Myrtle Mae Simmons surprised when Judge Gaffney arrives at the Dowd home?
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