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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 was Schwartz's faith throughout his childhood?
2. Schwartz explains that one should not try to change _________.
(a) Without giving notice.
(b) At a snail's pace.
(c) Too quickly.
(d) Too slowly.
3. In Chapter 8, Schwartz explains that when one is sick. one can experience more ______.
(a) Time alone.
(c) Time with family.
(d) Life's little treasures.
4. Whom does Schwartz meet who influences him to get into meditation?
(a) An Indian philosopher.
(b) A Buddhist.
(c) A Catholic Priest.
(d) A Hindu.
5. According to Schwartz, instead of doing what we are capable of doing, what do humans do?
(a) Give up too easily.
(b) Try too hard.
(c) Never try our best.
(d) Sell ourselves short.
Short Answer Questions
1. The goal of Buber's portrayal in his book is to keep those involved in the relationship from losing what important quality?
2. Schwartz explains that one should set goals of being _____ and outgoing, even when you do not feel it.
3. Schwartz relates that in trying to distinguish between what you want and what you need, one should have what basic need?
4. In Chapter 8, Schwartz explains that one in declining health should find a way to maintain ______.
5. According to Schwartz, relating to whom is important?
Short Essay Questions
1. In Chapter 8, Morrie explains his actions in relation to Martin Buber's thoughts. Describe what concepts and ideas of Buber's that Morrie found significant.
2. In Chapter 8, Morrie stresses the importance of having time alone. Explain why alone time is so important to someone who is ill.
3. In Chapter 6, the reader learns how Morrie started writing. Discuss what Morrie wrote and why he started writing.
4. In Chapter 10, Morrie explains that it is extremely important for the sufferer to develop a connection with a higher power. Explain the importance behind the development of this connection with a higher power.
5. In Chapter 7, Morrie discusses relationships and making new friends. Describe how Morrie's social group of friends transformed after he was diagnosed with his illness.
6. In Chapter 8, Morrie explains that privacy is a major issue to one in declining health. Explain why privacy is so important.
7. In Chapter 8, Morrie discusses newly found freedom of being whom you want to be. Explain this freedom and why it suddenly occurs.
8. In Chapter 7, Morrie stresses the importance of sharing how one feels with others. Describe Morrie's concept of sharing and how it relates to those in declining health.
9. At the end of Chapter 7, Morrie talks about how friends and family will have a distorted image of their loved one who is suffering. Explain this distorted image.
10. In Chapter 7, Morrie discusses how one in declining health should act when trying to relate to others. Explain the traits that Morrie states one should have when relating to others.
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