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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. Where does Elwood Dowd say Dr. William Chumley found him?
(a) The post office.
(b) Charlie's Place.
(c) The local library.
(d) The Dowd mansion.
2. What does Elwood Dowd do immediately upon arriving home?
(a) He pours himself some liquor from the bottle hidden in the bookshelf.
(b) He makes a phone call to Betty Chumley.
(c) He sneaks down to the basement to be alone.
(d) He picks up Myrtle Mae Simmons' package and runs outside with it.
3. Who enters, looking disheveled and shaken?
(a) Dr. William Chumley.
(b) Myrtle Mae Simmons.
(c) Elwood Dowd.
(d) Veta Simmons.
4. How does Wilson react toward Elwood Dowd when he sees him?
(a) He embraces Elwood Dowd warmly.
(b) He asks how Harvey is doing.
(c) He acts aloof and won't speak.
(d) He is very confrontational.
5. What does Myrtle Mae Simmons bring into the room as proof her uncle is not well?
(a) A collection of rabbit-themed dinner plates.
(b) A sculpture of Plato.
(c) A diary written by Elwood Dowd to Harvey.
(d) A large flat parcel.
Short Answer Questions
1. According to Elwood Dowd, people around town tell him about their _______________ each night.
2. What is Elwood Dowd's initial reaction upon seeing the parcel Myrtle Mae Simmons left?
3. To whom is Myrtle Mae Simmons immediately attracted?
4. Where does Elwood Dowd tell Betty Chumley about his location?
5. Where does Dr. Lyman Sanderson take Elwood Dowd?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why do you think Wilson is agitated when he finally locates Elwood Dowd back at Chumley's Rest?
2. With whom does Elwood Dowd speak to on the phone when he arrives home and what does he talk about?
3. How does Dr. William Chumley get escorted out of Charlie's Place, according to Elwood Dowd?
4. What becomes clear about Elwood Dowd in this scene?
5. Veta Simmons and Dr. William Chumley argue a great deal in this scene. What in general is the argument about?
6. What is Veta Simmons' reasoning for why she was committed instead of Elwood Dowd?
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. According to Elwood Dowd, how did Harvey get his name?
9. Who enters the sanitarium toward the end of this scene? What is this person's emotional state?
10. What does Ruth Kelly find out when she calls Charlie's Place to verify Elwood Dowd's story?
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