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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. To what are the second man's words compared?
(a) A growl.
(b) The exaggerated sneer of the animal in question.
(c) Brown, sticky, smelly mud.
(d) Nails down a chalkboard.
2. What does Julian believe about his faith and his sanity?
(a) They are two separate entities.
(b) They are one in the same.
(c) They are weak.
(d) They are strong.
3. Not to be outdone, what does the second person sling back?
(a) Remarks about the lawyer's career.
(b) Mud from the garden.
(c) Comments about the lawyer's family.
(d) The name the school children had for the lawyer, Hyena.
4. Why does the lawyer initiate a discussion of his animosity for the Cardinal?
(a) He knows Julian is friends with the Cardinal.
(b) He is satisfied with Julian's information.
(c) He cannot contain his hatred.
(d) He is bored by Julian's responses.
5. What are both the butler and the lawyer, who have known each other for some time, quite eager to do?
(a) Leave Julian alone.
(b) Find Miss Alice and introduce her to Julian.
(c) Pry and prey on this fresh specimen.
(d) Become friends with Julian.
6. What does the first man insinuate about the second man?
(a) The inappropriate relationship between Miss Alice and the assistant.
(b) An inappropriate relationship between the Cardinal and his assistant.
(c) The inappropriate relationship between the lawyer and Miss Alice.
(d) The inappropriate relationship between the Cardinal and Miss Alice.
7. What is the most intriguing element?
(a) The fountain in the middle of the garden.
(b) The crucifix hanging above the altar.
(c) A huge dollhouse model of the mansion.
(d) The cardinals flying around.
8. How does this observer address the man who is cooing at the birds?
(b) Saint Francis.
(c) Saint Michael.
9. What does Julian admit to the butler when the lawyer leaves?
(a) He has a wife and child in the country.
(b) He grew up in London.
(c) He was orphaned as a child.
(d) The blank six years of his life were spent in an insane asylum.
10. Who does Julian say he found crying, "Help me, help me... help me, oh God, God, help me... oh help, help?"
(a) His wife.
(b) The woman who thinks she is the Virgin Mary.
(c) Jesus Christ.
(d) The guard.
11. What does the first man do in an attempt to fend off his feelings about being caught?
(a) He runs away.
(b) He argues with the Cardinal.
(c) He begs the Cardinal to leave him alone.
(d) He overcompensates with his behavior toward the Cardinal, kneeling to kiss his ring and addressing him in the third person to keep the situation and conversation impersonal.
12. Why does the lawyer comment to Miss Alice, "that will be our bird of prey?"
(a) To the butler eavesdropping.
(b) To the birds flying around outside.
(c) The Cardinal's innocence.
(d) To a knock at the door.
13. What becomes evident about the two men as the conversation shifts?
(a) They have known each other a little while.
(b) They have known each other since childhood.
(c) They work together.
(d) They have just met.
14. What does the Butler point out?
(a) The crucifix is exactly perpendicular to the altar.
(b) If Julian were to look into the window of the model, an exact duplicate of the room in which they stand can be seen with every detail intact, even down to the brass candlesticks.
(c) The cardinals control the behavior of the other birds.
(d) The garden is completely symmetrical.
15. What does Julian say he heard on that night in the asylum?
(b) Rain falling on the roof.
(c) Cries or sobbing.
(d) Cats meowing.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is said about the appropriateness of the two cardinals?
2. What species of bird is in the birdcage?
3. Why does Miss Alice begin a flirtatious conversation asking if he had been intimidated by herself or the lawyer, and if he had liked the butler?
4. What does Miss Alice say about the chairs in the various rooms?
5. To what building's architecture is this building compared?
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