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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. How did the patient in the last chapter describe how he was able to face his death after he changed his behavior?
(a) With more peace.
(b) With more motivation for happiness.
(c) With more unequivocated love.
(d) With more equanimity.
2. What do some men do when their wives fall ill to a terminal illness?
(a) Quit their jobs, and cling to their wives.
(b) Try desperately to find a second opinion and a possible cure.
(c) Find a reason to be unfaithful.
(d) Revert to children.
3. Of what is non-communication from the family an indication?
(a) The family's denial.
(b) The family's anger.
(c) The family's guilty feelings.
(d) The family's rejection.
4. What is the name of the man in chapter IX who was unable to let his wife die and was keeping her from reaching the stage of acceptance?
(a) Mr. M.
(b) Mr. O.
(c) Mr. P.
(d) Mr. R.
5. Why does Kubler-Ross feel that a certain person would be most beneficial to the terminal patient at the time of passing?
(a) A therapist can alleviate the guilt for a loved one who does not feel comfortable being there.
(b) A soul can rest in peace when there is no one left to ask them to hold on.
(c) The doctor will know how to best ease the passing of the patient.
(d) Having family closer can provide comfort in death for the patient.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why did some of the nurses avoid tending to patients who were terminally ill?
2. What did the daughter of the patient in chapter IX do that brought her mother much comfort after she had quit her job?
3. How does the courageous female patient keep her mind off of her impending death?
4. What was an UNEXPECTED benefit of Kubler-Ross' seminars for the patients who attended?
5. How do children at age five view death?
Short Essay Questions
1. For whom does the courageous female patient feel sorry?
2. About what is the mother of the small girl frustrated with her doctors?
3. How does the hospital staff initially respond to Kubler-Ross's seminars?
4. At what age do children begin to be able to understand the biological qualities of death?
5. What is the name of the last patient interviewed in the book?
6. What does death seem like to a five-year-old child?
7. What did the seminars give terminal patients an excuse to do?
8. What did Kubler-Ross and her team do to try and help Mr. Y.?
9. Why were some of the doctors so hostile towards Kubler-Ross and her staff?
10. What was Mr. Y.'s biggest complaint while his wife was sick?
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