Out on a Limb Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Shirley MacLaine
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why did Shirley and Gerry have to hide their relationship?

2. What did Shirley wonder about while sitting in the waiting room at Johannsen's?

3. In Stockholm, Gerry was worried about hurting who, due to his relationship with Shirley?

4. What capability did Edgar Cayce suddenly have to share with others?

5. To her surprise, Shirley discovered that many religions believe in what?

Short Essay Questions

1. What did Shirley think about while waiting to meet with Johannsen?

2. When Gerry played in the water in Hawaii, Shirley felt sad that she was too stressed out to relax and enjoy herself. Why was she so tense?

3. In what way did Gerry's marriage affect the relationship Shirley shared with him?

4. Why did David take Shirley to the Bodhi Tree bookstore?

5. How did Edgar Cayce discover he was a medium?

6. Why did Shirley pretend that she has never heard of Johannsen when her friends invite her to see him?

7. Why did John introduce the idea of mediums to Shirley?

8. When Gerry claimed to be obsessed by Shirley, what did he mean and why did it upset him?

9. What special gift did Edgar Cayce have to offer as a medium?

10. How did Katerina know about the medium in Stockholm?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Support or refute the following topic, citing examples from the text: When Shirley decided to get to the bottom of spirituality, she was willing to follow any path put before her.

Essay Topic 2

Shirley was attracted to the idea of reincarnation.

1) What is reincarnation and its purpose?

2) Why did the idea attract Shirley?

3) What actions did she take to explore the idea of past lives?

Essay Topic 3

Shirley was exposed to death for the first time when her cook's husband died. Write an essay on how this event and other events affiliated with death contributed to her interest in the spiritual world.

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