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Morrie Schwartz
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In Chapter 10, Schwartz advises the reader to discover what you find _____.
(a) Powerful.
(b) Divine.
(c) Special.
(d) Worthwhile.

2. What human trait is difficult to have in the face of pain?
(a) Willingness.
(b) Intelligence.
(c) Courage.
(d) Shyness.

3. In Chapter 8, Schwartz explains that when one is sick. one can experience more ______.
(a) Freedom.
(b) Time alone.
(c) Time with family.
(d) Life's little treasures.

4. Schwartz explains that one should not try to change _________.
(a) At a snail's pace.
(b) Too quickly.
(c) Without giving notice.
(d) Too slowly.

5. Schwartz suggests that one should set aside time to spend with whom?
(a) Caregivers.
(b) Close family.
(c) Old friends.
(d) Yourself.

6. In Chapter 10, Schwartz discusses that it is important for the sufferer to develop a connection with whom?
(a) Others with the same disease.
(b) A higher power.
(c) Friends and family.
(d) A physician.

7. Today, what religion does Schwartz find himself drawn to?
(a) Catholicism.
(b) Jewish mysticism.
(c) Protestant teachings.
(d) Atheistic views.

8. According to Schwartz, retaining what type of sense is essential to surviving one's illness mentally?
(a) Sense of balance.
(b) Sense of control.
(c) Sense of reality.
(d) Sense of touch.

9. The first story written about Schwartz was printed in what newspaper?
(a) The Boston Globe.
(b) The New York Times.
(c) The Chicago Daily Herald.
(d) The Wallstreet Journal.

10. According to Schwartz, increasing what type of control requires understanding why you are doing what you are doing?
(a) Control over the outcome of the disease.
(b) Control over the mind.
(c) Control over the physical body.
(d) Emotional control.

11. Schwartz tells those in declining health that they should take on what characteristics?
(a) Sadness and anger.
(b) Jealously and honesty.
(c) Kindness and generostiy.
(d) Hopefulness and happiness.

12. According to the famous sociologist, what happens when social roles are taken away from a person?
(a) There is no one left.
(b) One finds themself.
(c) The person dies.
(d) The person is lost.

13. Schwartz describes that you often lose your sense of ______ in Western life, and you should try to make an effort to regain it.
(a) Compassion.
(b) Sight.
(c) Hope.
(d) Community.

14. Schwartz stresses the importance of making ____ for yourself.
(a) Goals.
(b) Wishes.
(c) Photo albums.
(d) A final will.

15. Schwartz stresses that one should do their best to find ways to be _____.
(a) Useful.
(b) Helpful to those around them.
(c) Compassionate.
(d) Less of a burden.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was Schwartz's faith throughout his childhood?

2. What does Schwartz describe as the most difficult event in relating to others?

3. Schwartz explains that one in declining health must act as a ______ to one's self.

4. The goal of Buber's portrayal in his book is to keep those involved in the relationship from losing what important quality?

5. In Buber's book, an ideal relationship with another is portrayed where both are ________ .

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