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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 year does Sacks think Jimmie G's memory should have stopped?
2. How does the main character's emotions change when he wakes up from his nap?
(a) Agitated and angry
(b) Upbeat and joyful
(c) Fearful and uneasy
(d) Calm and even tempered
3. What is proprioception?
(a) The sense that monitors physical movement.
(b) The sense that monitors the heartbeat.
(c) The sense of taste.
(d) The sense of smell.
4. How do the main character's nurses help him/her fix his/her disability?
(a) Putting a food tray out of reach.
(b) Recommending surgery.
(c) Giving the patient electroshock therapy.
(d) Putting medicine in the patient's IV.
5. In what place does Jimmie recover a part of himself?
Short Answer Questions
1. Sacks thinks of his patients as:
2. Sacks sees himself as having what kind of personality?
3. What does Mr. P do to keep himself oriented?
4. Who is the main character of the chapter?
5. The main character's disorder involves a breakdown of cooperation between which three body systems?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the cause of Christina's condition? Do scientists think it is a plausible cause?
2. Who is the main character in this chapter? What is the main character's occupation and affliction?
3. To what degree does Sachs see himself as a novelist? And to what degree does he see himself as a scientist?
4. What is Mr. P's affliction? How does it affect his life?
5. What disorder to Jimmie have? What is it called? What does it involve? Can patients with this disorder make progress?
6. Why does Sacks think that phantom limb syndrome might be importantly beneficial to a patient who has lost a limb?
7. What central feature of all humans is Sacks worried that Jimmie lacks? Why is Sacks so worried? And what alleviates his worry?
8. What is the source of the twins' ability? How can they lose their ability?
9. Which activities return the main character to normal? Why?
10. How does Sacks react to Mrs. B's view about her own condition?
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