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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 Sabine think Parsifal's parents will do once contacted?
(a) They will call her immediately.
(b) They will hang up on the caller.
(c) They will come see her.
(d) They will not call her.

2. Dot tells Sabine how Parsifal got the scar on his _____________.
(a) face.
(b) leg.
(c) arm.
(d) foot.

3. What television show had Parsifal and Sabine appeared on many years ago?
(a) The Ed Sullivan Show.
(b) The Merv Griffin Show.
(c) The Tonight Show.
(d) The Jack Paar Show.

4. Sabine thinks that leaving Nebraska ________________.
(a) saved Parsifal.
(b) was a questionable choice for Parsifal.
(c) was a mistake for Parsifal.
(d) had no impact on Parsifal.

5. What surprising news does Sabine learn about Parsifal?
(a) He had a daughter from a previous marriage.
(b) He left her nothing in his will.
(c) He has a family she never knew about.
(d) He was having an affair with her sister.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where does Sabine want to go despite Dot's protests?

2. Why does Phan say that Parsifal is not ready to come visit her?

3. What can Sabine not seem to get out of her mind?

4. Why does Sabine call Dot?

5. Who is Guy Fetters?

Short Essay Questions

1. Who is Parsifal's mother and why does she call Sabine?

2. Who is Haas and what is his role in the story?

3. Why did Sabine marry Parsifal, a gay man?

4. Why does Sabine give Roger permission to call Parsifal's family and why does she not think they will contact her?

5. What thought comforts Sabine when her small plane experiences turbulence and she thinks she may die?

6. What does Kitty tell Sabine about how Parsifal killed his father?

7. What does Phan tell Sabine about Parsifal coming around when he returns to her in a dream?

8. Where does Sabine take Parsifal's mother and sister on their second day in Los Angeles?

9. What does Sabine think of the cemetery where Parsifal and Phan are buried?

10. How does Sabine philosophize her life versus the one Parsifal had?

(see the answer keys)

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