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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. Why did some patients ask Kubler-Ross and her team for a second interview?
(a) They had other people with whom they wanted Kubler-Ross to speak.
(b) They liked being able to talk to someone.
(c) They wanted to give them money.
(d) They wanted to express their true feelings.
2. What does Kubler-Ross state is the key for peace in most terminal patients and their families?
(a) Strengthening familiy ties.
(b) Faith in a religious figure.
(c) Speaking with competent doctors.
(d) Hope for a cure.
3. What is at the core of Kubler-Ross's studies on death and dying?
(a) Weekly interviews with terminal patients.
(b) Transcripts from psychiatric consults.
(c) Interviews with doctors and nurses.
(d) Research books on the coping process.
4. What was so different about the dentist's stage of acceptance?
(a) He had skipped from denial all the way to acceptance.
(b) He had a false sense of acceptance.
(c) He had reached acceptance while his family was stuck in the stage of depression.
(d) He had truly accepted the idea of dying, yet he still had hope.
5. Why was the medical's staff description of the patient in chapter VI so surprising to Kubler-Ross and her team?
(a) He spoke at length about his feelings.
(b) He had many visitors around the clock.
(c) He seemed very sweet and accommodating.
(d) He was very respectful and helpful.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Kubler-Ross observe about patients who get the chance to express themselves before death?
2. What is the most effective way to help a depressed patient, according to Kubler-Ross?
3. From what is the patient in chapter VI dying?
4. Why does Kubler-Ross feel that our inability to cope with death is such a selfish thing?
5. What would Kubler-Ross like to see technology used for in the case of terminally ill patients?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the fifth stage of grief?
2. What does depression in terminal patients replace?
3. Why were some of the doctors so hostile towards Kubler-Ross and her staff?
4. Why did the patient in chapter III become so unruly for the medical staff?
5. Why does the mother of the small girl want to put her son in an institutionalized home when she dies?
6. How does Kubler-Ross counsel family members to respond to their terminally ill loved ones who are in denial?
7. Who told the seventeen-year-old girl about the severity of her condition?
8. How does Kubler-Ross say death can be for the patient who is ready to meet it?
9. From what was the Catholic nun suffering?
10. From what is the dentist suffering?
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