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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. According to the author, besides himself, who else to some degree is like the White Tower?
(a) His sick child.
(b) His mother.
(c) We are.
(d) His father.
2. When the author and his brother lived in _____ they had a nurse who dropped her teeth at will.
(a) Washington D.C.
(b) New Jersey.
3. Sitting on the side road, depressed about his sick child, what encouraging word did the author read on the license plate of a passing vehicle?
4. What illness did Dudley Knott battle just before the author met him and they became friends?
(a) Prostate Cancer.
(c) Parkinson's Disease.
(d) Lung Cancer.
5. What is on the second floor of the White Tower?
(a) The Innermost Ward.
(b) Little Ease.
(c) The Tower Watch.
(d) The Chapel of St. John.
6. Who wrote "The Power and the Glory?"
(a) Dorothy Parker.
(b) G.K. Chesterton.
(c) Graham Greene.
(d) Thomas Kelly.
7. What is Dudley Knott's wife's name?
8. The author likens the way we scurry through life to ____, in how we keep busy, busy, ignoring the big things while small things loom large.
9. What place of torment eventually becomes home if you live there long enough, according to the author?
(a) The White Tower.
(b) The Past.
(c) Your mind.
(d) Little Ease.
10. The author dreamed about a hotel where the desk clerk told him the name of the room to which he wanted to return is called what?
11. Where did the author go to wait with a friend who got news about a family accident?
(a) Train station.
(c) His home.
(d) Bus station.
12. How many years after college graduation was the author ordained as a minister?
13. What room in the White Tower measures only four feet high?
(a) The Outer Ward.
(b) The Inner Ward.
(c) Chapel St. John.
(d) Little Ease.
14. In relation to the White Tower, where does the author say he spent many of his dark days?
(a) In the Outer Ward.
(b) On the Tower Watch.
(c) In Little Ease.
(d) In the Chapel.
15. What color was the house the author and his family lived in on the island, in a town called Paget?
Short Answer Questions
1. The author states that he has underlying questions, just like his sick daughter, about love, trust, fear, loss and _______.
2. In what year did the author accept an invitation to teach at Harvard Divinity School?
3. The author writes about how he cannot preach about ____, after an atheist student tells him she and others do not believe in God.
4. In what year was "Now and Then" written?
5. The author lists what he calls "real" art as painting, music, dance, and ______.
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