Out on a Limb Test | Final 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. How many spirits did Kevin claim he could channel?

2. In Los Angeles, where did Shirley bump into an ex-lover?

3. While in the mineral bath, how did Shirley feel about the world around her?

4. What writer did Shirley really hook into?

5. When Peter Sellers died, how did Shirley learn of his death?

Short Essay Questions

1. What issues did Shirley explore when she met with Kevin the medium?

2. What was Peter Sellers' near death experience?

3. When Shirley met David in Peru, what was her initial reaction to the lodging David had set them up in?

4. Why did Shirley spend time exploring the works of philosophers when she was actually trying to learn about spirituality?

5. What new idea did David introduce Shirley to, once she had delved into past lives and mediums?

6. What was Shirley seeking when she spoke with the medium?

7. When Shirley reviewed the Bible to gain insight upon some of the ideas David was teaching her, she felt uncomfortable. Why?

8. What persona did the spirit John display when he channeled?

9. On the ride to Ataura, how did Shirley respond to the stories told to her regarding extraterrestrials living in Peru?

10. When David revealed that Mayan wanted Shirley to share the news of spirituality with the world by writing a book, how did Shirley respond?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Write an essay exploring the various avenues Shirley explored in her quest to understand spirituality. Choose one of the following examples from the list below.

1) Mediums.

2) Reincarnation.

3) Extraterrestrials.

Essay Topic 2

Shirley was raised a Christian. How did this upbringing affect her as she explored themes and ideas that were not supported by the Christian church?

Essay Topic 3

Write an essay in support or refute of the following topic, citing examples from the text: Shirley believed Kevin regarding the past lives she had lived.

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