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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. What does Father Rampini state is heresy?
2. For whom does Faith pour a bowl of Cheerios at the cabin in Kansas?
3. When was the first time Colin kissed Mariah?
4. What is Faith watching when Kenzie van der Hoven visits for the first time?
5. Who does Mariah almost hit as she pulls out of the driveway on October 28?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why doesn't Mariah put people in her dollhouse?
2. What is Faith doing early in the morning on October 7?
3. Why did Teresa Civernos decide to contact Petra Saganoff?
4. What does the Bishop decide to do about Faith?
5. What is Father Rourke's analysis of Faith?
6. Why does Father Joseph call Monsignor O'Shaughnessy?
7. What does Joan Standish say in Mariah's defense at the custody hearing?
8. Why did Ian's grandmother wear her religion like a Kevlar vest?
9. What did Mariah do as a child when a classmate told her she would go to hell if she was not baptized?
10. Why does Ian want to persuade Mariah to let Faith attempt to heal Michael?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
In Chapter 2, the author begins with a quote from Ian Fletcher that says, "Sure, lots of people believe in God. Lots of people used to believe the world was flat, too." Explain the meaning of this phrase and why Ian would compare a belief in God to a belief that the world is flat.
Essay Topic 2
Throughout the novel, characters question whether God and the supernatural are real. Choose one of the characters from the novel and use their arguments to argue whether God and the supernatural are real or not. Use examples and dialogue that the character uses in the novel.
Essay Topic 3
Several "miracles" happen in the novel. The author recounts Millie's apparent death from a heart attack, a couple who reconcile, a baby that is healed, and Ian's autistic brother. Using arguments that the characters use in the novel, argue whether or not any of these incidents could be considered miracles.
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