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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What was the name of the book Og gave Simon?
(a) The Greatest Person in the World
(b) The Greatest Answer in the World
(c) The Greatest Question in the World
(d) The Greatest Salesman in the World
2. Of what magazine was Og president ?
(a) New Yorker
(b) Gentleman's Quarterly
(c) Success Unlimited
3. On what is this book based?
(a) the plot of a science fiction movie
(b) the diary of Simon Potter
(d) true experiences of Og Mandino
4. In Chapter 3, what does Simon tell Og about the mind?
(a) it cannot be controlled
(b) it's the greatest creation on earth
(c) it is like a computer
(d) it can cause problems
5. Where was Simon when Og turned to thank him?
(a) inside the gate
(b) in the street
(c) behind the car
6. Simon said people don't take enough chances. Why is this, according to him?
7. What does Og do for a living?
(a) he's an editor
(b) he's a writer
(c) he's a banker
(d) he's a stockbroker
8. Where did Simon get the cross he wears?
(a) from a dumpster
(b) from his brother
(c) from a man he helped
(d) from his mother
9. What was Og's connection with James Stewart?
(a) Og was in his army platoon
(b) Og was a bombardier in his flight group
(c) he's a cousin
(d) he's his brother-in-law
10. What does GIGO mean?
(a) good is good often
(b) going in going out
(c) garbage in, garbage out
(d) God is God outside
11. Why did Simon think raising the dead was still being done today?
(a) there is no such thing as death
(b) no one knows when someone is really dead
(c) the doctors bring people back all the time
(d) most people are living dead
12. How did Og feel about Simon after the first couple of times they met?
(b) happy and excited
(c) frightened and fascinated
13. Who is Lazarus?
(a) Og's editor
(b) Og's cat
(c) Simon's goldfish
(d) Simon's dog
14. What did Simon ask Og about miracles?
(a) why miracles didn't happen
(b) what was the greatest one ever done
(c) who was a modern miracle worker
(d) if he really believed in miracles
15. Why did Og have a difficult time getting in the gate?
(a) it was blocked by snow
(b) it kept shutting
(c) it would only open a few inches
(d) it wouldn't open
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Simon believe causes most of the world's ills?
2. What was Simon doing the first time Og saw him?
3. What did Simon do after he drove through the gate?
4. What happened after Og prayed?
5. What did Simon say people did more hours per day than any other activity?
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