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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 does Richard notice about the land that Dickie brought Richard to in his mind?
(a) Tall trees are growing everywhere.
(b) There is grass and signs of other growth.
(c) It looks as if it has been burned.
(d) There are flowers covering the earth.
2. Richard tells Dickie that Dickie should become __________________.
(a) a local politician.
(b) a ruler of his own choice.
(c) a celebrity.
(d) a philanthropist.
3. In Chapter 36, Richard wonders if good and evil are related to ____________________.
(a) happy and sad.
(b) joy and grief.
(c) generous and frugal.
(d) dark and light.
4. Richard puts a strong emphasis on building a life where one can find _________________.
(c) financial security.
5. What event does Richard attend in Chapter 20?
(a) Office party.
(b) Charity ball.
(c) Football game.
(d) Christmas concert.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Richard feel like a hypocrite at the event?
2. Richard tries to explain space-time to Dickie as if he were a/an _______________________.
3. What is Richard's response when Dickie asks him to tell him something that he needs to know more than anything?
4. In Chapter 38, Dickie tells Richard that Dickie has to make a decision about ___________________.
5. Bobby's death taught Richard that an individual __________________________.
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Richard now know that Bobby's death meant to him?
2. What example of coincidence does Richard use to show Dickie that he should run away from safety?
3. What does Richard tell Dickie about his religious beliefs after the death of his brother?
4. How does Richard use arithmetic to teach Dickie about life?
5. What is a common theme in the book, and how does Richard use this factor to grow his character?
6. Explain some of the philosophies of life that Richard explains to Dickie such as space-time and the elements of the human experience.
7. Why are Richard and Leslie at cross purposes regarding what to tell Dickie about love and marriage?
8. In what capacity was Dickie at the charity ball and why is Richard upset by Dickie's behavior there?
9. How does Richard use the metaphor of games to explain life to Dickie?
10. What advice does Richard give Dickie about handling life's challenges?
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