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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why is Julian part of this trio?
(a) The lawyer has such disdain for the Cardinal that the lawyer does not want the Cardinal's personal participation in the activities related to Miss Alice's grant to the church.
(b) They believe Miss Alice would enjoy his company.
(c) They want Julian to feel comfortable around them.
(d) Julian would make a good addition to their group.
2. How does the second person make his insult more insulting?
(a) She throws more mud.
(b) He makes the same comment over and over again.
(c) He throws more mud.
(d) He draws it out in his speech dramatically.
3. What species of bird is in the birdcage?
4. Who does Julian say he found crying, "Help me, help me... help me, oh God, God, help me... oh help, help?"
(a) The guard.
(b) The woman who thinks she is the Virgin Mary.
(c) His wife.
(d) Jesus Christ.
5. How did Julian struggle?
(a) Mentally and spiritually over the Nature of God.
(b) Leaving his wife and child to join the priesthood.
(c) He felt alone growing up in the orphanage.
(d) Making friends with children at school.
6. Over what do the two original characters banter a while longer?
(a) The vice that money can be.
(b) Miss Alice's purpose for her donation.
(c) Each other's childhood nicknames.
(d) Their careers.
7. Who delights in the lawyer's discomfort?
(b) Miss Alice.
(c) The birds.
(d) The Cardinal.
8. What does Julian confide about a period during his stay at the asylum?
(a) When he asked to leave, they put him in a single, dark cell.
(b) He would not talk to anyone or eat anything.
(c) He fell in love with one of the guards.
(d) When he began to hallucinate and withdraw to a point where he was not certain when his mind was tricking him or when it was not.
9. How does the man react at having been discovered cooing to the caged birds?
(a) Flustered and a bit embarrassed.
(b) Not surprised.
10. What does Julian think about how men use God?
(a) He struggles with it.
(b) He tries not to think about it.
(c) He is outraged by it.
(d) He is not bothered by it.
11. Why is Julian confused about Miss Alice's deafness, withered face, and gray and white matted hair?
(a) He did not realize how sorry he would feel for her.
(b) He is surprised she has no nurse to assist her.
(c) He was told by the Cardinal that the woman was neither ill nor old.
(d) He wonders why she is not in a facility for the elderly.
12. Why does Alice want to do this for the church?
(a) She wants to give back to the needy.
(b) She loves to sew.
(c) She loves children.
(d) She is burdened with too much wealth.
13. Because the mansion is so large, what must she do?
(a) Keep track of all the furniture, to make sure none goes missing.
(b) Hire someone to clean it.
(c) Feel ownership of at least one item in each room.
(d) Spend a day in each room to feel that it is used.
14. What is feminine, but not frilly, decorated in shades of blue?
(a) The dining room.
(b) The carriage.
(c) An upstairs sitting room of the castle.
(d) Miss Alice's dress.
15. Why does Miss Alice play this game?
(a) She needs some physical activity.
(b) She is bored.
(c) She wants Julian to feel welcome.
(d) She merely wanted a little lightness to counter the gravity of their encounter, for the transfer of millions is indeed a weighty matter.
Short Answer Questions
1. What kind of conversation does the trio enter?
2. How does Miss Alice challenge Julian?
3. How does Julian respond to Miss Alice's game?
4. For whom is the larger of the two chairs?
5. Why does the lawyer initiate a discussion of his animosity for the Cardinal?
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