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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Julian say he heard on that night in the asylum?
(a) Cats meowing.
(b) Cries or sobbing.
(d) Rain falling on the roof.
2. What happens to the conversation.
(a) It suddenly ends.
(b) It gets even uglier.
(c) It turns into a brawl.
(d) It settles down.
3. What is Miss Alice's response when Julian tries to explain to her that he wondered if he imagined so many things or whether so many things he thought had come to play in his imagination?
(a) She wants to take him back to the asylum.
(b) She thinks he is still insane.
(c) She finds him a perfect candidate for the priesthood.
(d) She suggests that he may just be describing what passes for sanity.
4. What does the first man insinuate about the second man?
(a) An inappropriate relationship between the Cardinal and his assistant.
(b) The inappropriate relationship between the lawyer and Miss Alice.
(c) The inappropriate relationship between the Cardinal and Miss Alice.
(d) The inappropriate relationship between Miss Alice and the assistant.
5. Who is cooing and talking to the birds, trying to engage them to interact with him?
(a) Miss Alice.
(b) The Cardinal.
(d) A lawyer.
6. How does Julian respond to Miss Alice's game?
(a) With astonishment.
(b) With embarrassment.
(c) With desire.
(d) With anger.
7. Who does Julian say he found crying, "Help me, help me... help me, oh God, God, help me... oh help, help?"
(a) Jesus Christ.
(b) His wife.
(c) The guard.
(d) The woman who thinks she is the Virgin Mary.
8. How do the two continue to insult one another?
(a) Each man begins to question the intimate relations of the other's mother and their resulting parentage.
(b) They whisper nasty remarks under their breath.
(c) They glare at one another.
(d) They do so with swinging fists.
9. Not to be outdone, what does the second person sling back?
(a) The name the school children had for the lawyer, Hyena.
(b) Remarks about the lawyer's career.
(c) Mud from the garden.
(d) Comments about the lawyer's family.
10. What does Julian believe must happen in order to make it easier for men to live?
(a) They create a false God in their own image.
(b) They must evangelize.
(c) They must attend church regularly.
(d) They must pray to God and confess their sins.
11. Who enters the courtyard through an iron gate and moves quietly toward the man and watches him with mild amusement?
(a) The Cardinal.
(b) Miss Alice.
(c) A lawyer.
12. What does the butler do at the sound of the chime?
(a) He moves to escort Julian to see Miss Alice.
(b) He answers the door.
(c) He tells Julian it is time to leave.
(d) He leaves the room.
13. About what do they continue to rib each other?
(a) Their school yard nicknames.
(b) Their strange clothing.
(c) Their love of birds.
(d) Their mistresses.
14. What is Miss Alice's response when the lawyer proceeds to introduce Julian to her for the first time?
(a) She responds enthusiastically.
(b) She hugs him.
(c) She coldy offers her hand.
(d) She does not respond.
15. What does Miss Alice say about the chairs in the various rooms?
(a) There is a chair in each room that is hers and hers alone.
(b) They are by different makers.
(c) She purshased each one, herself.
(d) They are all antiques.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does the second person make his insult more insulting?
2. What would Miss Alice like to do for the church?
3. What becomes clearer as the first person becomes more verbal and forthright about the second?
4. Because the mansion is so large, what must she do?
5. When the lawyer enters the room to join in the dialogue, what is established?
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