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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How does Jean characterize uncertainty to her?
(a) Like being blindfolded.
(b) Like being in a valley - having to choose a direction with no view.
(c) Like not having God.
(d) Like an aardvark - recognizable but unfamiliar.
2. What does Jean say people do with the past when it gets too difficult?
(a) Dispose of it.
(b) Define it as truth.
(c) Write about it.
(d) Study it.
3. What allows Jean to spend many nights with Melanie?
(a) The church group often slept at each other's homes.
(b) Nobody cared about her whereabouts.
(c) She lied about where she was.
(d) Her mother approved of the friendship.
4. What does Jean's mother call Jean's romantic love for another woman?
(a) Aping men.
(b) Intentionally mocking her.
5. What does Jean say was a big problem looking at history after the second world war?
(b) Not a large enough bowl.
(c) The need to generate new stories.
(d) Too many ingrediants.
6. What advice is Jean trying to give us at the end of the chapter titled Deuteronomy?
(a) Forget believing stories.
(b) Eat healthy food.
(c) There is not difference between fact and fiction.
(d) Don't rely on other's interpretations of stories.
7. What does Jean compare history to?
(a) Fairy tales.
(b) A religious text.
(c) Our own personal past.
(d) A string full of knots.
8. Who talks to Jean and supports her when everyone else was accusing her?
(a) Jean's father.
(d) Mrs Arkwright.
9. How much warning do Jean and Melanie have of what will happen at church when they are separated?
(a) None until the sermon itself.
(b) Jean knows something is up and is nervous.
(c) Melanie knew and agreed to it, but Jean did not.
(d) Jean overheard her mother talking and knew it was coming.
10. According to Jean, what do people often use history for?
(a) A way of defining self.
(b) A way of denying the past.
(c) To not feel lost.
(d) To keep busy looking at something other than the present.
11. What does Jean's mother do after Jean has repented?
(a) Tells her about her own affair with another woman.
(b) Signs Jean up for missionary school.
(c) Burns all the cards and pictures that would remind Jean of Melanie.
(d) Takes a more personal interest in Jean's day to day life.
12. What does Jean say about the past?
(a) All of the above.
(b) It is only malleable where once it was flexible.
(c) The lens to see it can be tinted and tilted and smashed.
(d) Once it could change its mind, now it can only undergo change.
13. What does the raven warn Winnet will happen if she stays in the place she loves?
(a) She will be protected by the people that have always known her.
(b) The sorcerer will torment her.
(c) She will lose her power.
(d) She will find herself destroyed by grief.
14. What are Jean and Melanie accused of during the sermon?
(a) Loving each other with a love reserved for man and wife.
(b) Falling under Satan's spell.
(c) All of the above.
(d) Not loving God.
15. Which of the following best characterizes the way Jean sees the past?
(a) A parable.
(d) A tool.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where did Katy and Jean go together?
2. What does she advise you to do if you want to keep your own teeth?
3. What does the chapter titled Judges open with?
4. What must explorers bring back?
5. What does the pastor identify as the root cause of the problem with Jean?
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