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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 Jack wonder about Danny's blank face and catatonic state after he goes into Room 217?
(a) He wonders what punishment he should give Danny for trespassing
(b) He wonders if Danny never went in Room 217
(c) He is worried that Danny will never be the same
(d) He thinks Danny might be play-acting to escape punishment

2. Why does Jack think was the reason his father killed his mother?
(a) Out of a demand for respect
(b) He didn't know what he was doing.
(c) He lost his temper
(d) He was out of his mind

3. What does Jack have to promise Grady to get him to open the pantry door?
(a) He will kill himself
(b) He will kill Wendy and Danny
(c) He will kill Wendy and bring Danny to the manager
(d) He will leave the Overlook

4. Why does Danny scream when he looks into the bathroom mirror?
(a) He sees REDRUM spells MURDER backwards
(b) He sees Jack laughing in the mirror
(c) He sees the wasps nest in the mirror
(d) He sees the dead woman staring back at him

5. What does Jack decide to do if Wendy asks him why Danny said that he knew about the hedge animals?
(a) He will say that Danny is schizophrenic
(b) He will tell Wendy everything he knows about the strange events in the Overlook
(c) He will deny it
(d) He will not answer her

Short Answer Questions

1. What sound awakens the Torrances?

2. Why does Danny use his "shining" to call Hallorann?

3. What do Hallorann, Wendy, and Danny see as they are riding in the snowmobile on the way to Sidewinder?

4. What does the Overlook tell Hallorann to do when he is in the shed?

5. What does Wendy do when she gets away from Jack?

Short Essay Questions

1. Does Wendy escape from Jack after she stabs him?

2. What happens when the monster invading Jack's body goes into the boiler roo

3. What events take place after Wendy finds Jack drunk on the floor?

4. Jack feels Wendy is nagging him when she continues to ask about finding the snowmobile to get away from the Overlook? As Jack dwells on what she has said, what solution does he come up with?

5. What deal does Jack make with Grady if he lets him out of the pantry?

6. What is Danny dreaming when he awakens from a nightmare in the bedroom?

7. What does Danny think about as he and Wendy wait in the bedroom with a kitchen knife in Wendy's hand?

8. What do Jack, Wendy, and Danny hear when Danny awakens them in the night?

9. What goes through Hallorann's mind when he goes into the equipment shed to get blankets for Wendy and Danny?

10. What does Jack suddenly realize while he is in the basement looking over old rock and roll albums?

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