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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 put the contents he finds in Myrtle Mae Simmons' flat parcel?
(a) On the mantle, over the picture of his mother.
(b) On the back of the front door to the mansion.
(c) In the garbage.
(d) In the hallway, near the hall tree.
2. Why did Elwood Dowd return to Chumley's Rest?
(a) To harass them about admitting Veta Simmons earlier.
(b) To keep his appointment with Ruth Kelly and Dr. Lyman Sanderson.
(c) To check himself in.
(d) To see how everyone was getting along.
3. Where does Dr. William Chumley go to hide?
(a) A broom closet.
(b) Upstairs at the sanitarium.
(c) His office.
(d) The basement.
4. Who enters, looking disheveled and shaken?
(a) Myrtle Mae Simmons.
(b) Veta Simmons.
(c) Elwood Dowd.
(d) Dr. William Chumley.
5. As the scene opens, who is talking on the phone?
(a) Ruth Kelly.
(b) Dr. William Chumley.
(d) Dr. Lyman Sanderson.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Dr. William Chumley ask Wilson to do?
2. What does Elwood Dowd tell Betty Chumley on the phone?
3. What happens as Elwood Dowd talks to his sister on the phone?
4. Who enters the scene after Elwood Dowd, Dr. Lyman Sanderson, and the nurse exit?
5. Where does Elwood Dowd say Dr. William Chumley found him?
Short Essay Questions
1. 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"?
2. When Elwood Dowd mentions to Ruth Kelly that he has things he needs to do, what is he referring to?
3. Why does Elwood Dowd enter the sanitarium with flowers for Ruth Kelly?
4. With whom does Elwood Dowd speak to on the phone when he arrives home and what does he talk about?
5. What tactic does Dr. William Chumley use to get Elwood Dowd to return home again? Is it successful?
6. Why is Veta Simmons speech about the importance of art significant, if at all?
7. In his phone conversation home in this scene, what does Elwood Dowd want to know?
8. Who enters the sanitarium toward the end of this scene? What is this person's emotional state?
9. Which other characters do you think are starting to believe in Harvey by the end of this scene? Why do they do this?
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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