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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 is on a train to Pittsburgh.
(b) He doesn't know where Dr. William Chumley is.
(c) He is at Charlie's Place.
(d) He is at the Dowd mansion.
2. What is Dr. William Chumley's emotional state when he enters the sanitarium?
(a) He is punch drunk.
(b) He is crying.
(c) He is nervous.
(d) He is babbling incoherently.
3. What does Dr. William Chumley want to know about Elwood Dowd?
(a) If Harvey is with Elwood Dowd.
(b) If Elwood Dowd would save him a seat at Charlie's Place.
(c) If Elwood Dowd really sees something the rest of them don't.
(d) Where Elwood Dowd is.
4. According to Judge Gaffney, what are some of Elwood Dowd's strong points?
(a) Brains, personality and friends.
(b) Absent-minded, helpful.
(c) Dashing, forceful, and brave.
(d) Creative, strong, and quick-witted.
5. To whom is Myrtle Mae Simmons immediately attracted?
(a) Judge Gaffney.
(b) Dr. William Chumley.
(c) Dr. Lyman Sanderson.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Dr. William Chumley go to hide?
2. What does Veta Simmons ask the judge to do?
3. As the scene opens, who is talking on the phone?
4. Throughout this scene, who remains adamant that Elwood Dowd be locked up in the sanitarium?
5. Veta Simmons informs Dr. William Chumley that she knows where Elwood Dowd is. Where is he?
Short Essay Questions
1. According to Elwood Dowd, how did Harvey get his name?
2. In his phone conversation home in this scene, what does Elwood Dowd want to know?
3. What does Myrtle Mae Simmons offer up as "proof" that Elwood Dowd is a horrible person to live with (at least according to her)?
4. What becomes clear about Elwood Dowd in this scene?
5. How does Dr. William Chumley get escorted out of Charlie's Place, according to Elwood Dowd?
6. Why is Myrtle Mae Simmons surprised when Judge Gaffney arrives at the Dowd home?
7. Why is Veta Simmons speech about the importance of art significant, if at all?
8. Which other characters do you think are starting to believe in Harvey by the end of this scene? Why do they do this?
9. What is Veta Simmons' reasoning for why she was committed instead of Elwood Dowd?
10. What type of mechanism is relied on in this scene to generate its many comedic moments?
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