Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. For how many years has the man in the wheelchair been in his current state?
2. Shimoda says that if someone says he has something or acts as though he has something, then _________.
3. What does Shimoda tell Richard to do in relation to his troubles with clouds? Shimoda tells Richard to remove it from his __________.
4. Shimoda says many beginners do ___________ in their sleep.
5. In what state do Richard and Shimoda have dinner at the start of the chapter?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why do Shimoda's bosses ask him to leave the auto repair shop where he initially works?
2. What is the passage Shimoda shares with Richard after the situation that occurs in #19?
3. What passage can Shimoda not recall as Richard is flipping through the section on Perspective?
4. How does Shimoda respond when the talk show host infers the idea that gypsy piloting is illegal?
5. What does the woman caller say about the idea of "doing what you want?"
6. Why hasn't returning to normal life been easy for Shimoda?
7. What does Richard ask Shimoda as they are eating at a cafe in Ryerson, Ohio?
8. Describe the story the Messiah uses in order to answer the millworker's objection that the Master does not have to work.
9. What is the question Richard then formulates when he begins to do the thing which is the answer to #33?
10. What does Shimoda assure Richard about the training to be a Messiah?
Shimoda's plane is a unique one, one that Richard can not help but admire and desire.
Part 1: What kind of plane does Shimoda have?
Part 2: What is so special about Shimoda's plane?
Part 3: Why doesn't anyone besides Richard notice that Shimoda's plane is special?
The title of this story seems to be referenced at a number of points, but it doesn't always get fully explained to the reader.
Part 1: Why do you think the title of the book, Illusions?
Part 2: What are some of the illusions pointed out in this story?
Part 3: What is the importance of learning that the world is filled with illusions?
This book is a journey for the reader as much as it is a journey for Richard. But Richard's journey seems to take a few turns here and there.
Part 1: What is the point at which Richard seems to accept his spiritual journey?
Part 2: At which points does Richard seem to disbelieve the idea he can become a Master?
Part 3: Does Richard seem to be a good candidate to be a Master? Why or why not?
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