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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 is a child's main fear before age three?
2. What has happened with the young girl's relationships since falling ill?
(a) They can now feel each other's pain.
(b) They have grown closer.
(c) They have drifted apart.
(d) They have become tense and uncomfortable.
3. Who has become like a sister to Mrs. S. through all of her trials?
(a) Her nurse.
(b) Her mother-in-law.
(c) Her neighbor.
(d) Her son's teacher.
4. How do children at age five view death?
(a) A trip from which people never come back.
(b) A person who takes people away.
(c) A place that is dark and scary.
(d) Something that makes people invisible.
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) Having family closer can provide comfort in death for the patient.
(c) A soul can rest in peace when there is no one left to ask them to hold on.
(d) The doctor will know how to best ease the passing of the patient.
Short Answer Questions
1. What caused the patient in the last chapter to change his behavior?
2. What bolsters the young girl's family and allows them to be positive?
3. What do the family of terminally ill patients need to do after the funeral is over and the friends have all left?
4. Of what is non-communication from the family an indication?
5. When does the courageous female patient say she will think about her death?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Kubler-Ross emphasize as the most important thing for terminal patients to do?
2. What helped sustain the seventeen-year-old girl during her terminal illness?
3. At what age do children begin to be able to understand the biological qualities of death?
4. What are some of the losses that Mrs. S. suffered before getting her terminal illness?
5. What does death seem like to a three-year-old child?
6. How does Kubler-Ross say death can be for the patient who is ready to meet it?
7. Why did the nursing staff treat the terminal ward the way that they did before Kubler-Ross's seminars?
8. How did the nursing staff treat the terminal ward of the hospital before Kubler-Ross's seminars?
9. When is the mother of the small girl treated poorly by the medical staff?
10. At whom was the last patient in the book so angry?
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