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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Shimoda says that all humans are __________, naturally able to have what they want.
2. What is Richard's answer about the question of why he dreams about airplanes?
3. The woman caller is tired of hearing ___________.
4. What instrument is actually playing the song that Richard hears in the hardware store?
5. Shimoda believes it is a great way to run the ________________, letting everyone do as they please.
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Richard dream about airplanes when he is sleeping?
2. What does Shimoda declare about humans in general? What are they capable of?
3. When does Shimoda confess to feeling lonely in his life?
4. Describe the vision that Shimoda walks back with after walking toward the shadow?
5. What does the host of the Jeff Sykes Talk Show suggest about gypsy piloting?
6. What does Richard continue to do, though the outcome never changes?
7. What is the concise answer Richard gives to Shimoda's question from #45?
8. What does Richard conclude about Shimoda and his relationship to the world?
9. When the woman caller demands to know how Shimoda can say the things he does, what does he respond?
10. What does Shimoda think is a great way to run the universe?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The scene in which Shimoda uses the thought form to help make his point with Richard is a striking one.
Part 1: Describe the thought form that Shimoda uses to make his point with Richard.
Part 2: What is the purpose of the thought form tool in the teaching of a Master?
Part 3: What was the specific purpose of this thought form in relation to Richard's lessons?
Essay Topic 2
The theme of 'like attracting like' is another idea that continues to emerge and to develop as the story unfolds.
Part 1: Explain the idea of 'like attracts like.'
Part 2: What is the first example of like attracting like in this story?
Part 3: Cite at least two other ways in which 'like attracts like' in this story.
Essay Topic 3
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?
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