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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is said about the appropriateness of the two cardinals?
(a) They are best friends, just like the lawyer and Cardinal.
(b) They are the same color as the Cardinal.
(c) There should be two in such close quarters in that particular location.
(d) They are as dull as the Cardinal.
2. What are of the expected variety in a place of this grandeur?
(a) The beautiful, rare roses.
(b) The beautiful, exotic birds flying about.
(c) The hand-embroidered banners hanging along the walls.
(d) A great arched doorway and the furnishings.
3. Over what do the two original characters banter a while longer?
(a) The vice that money can be.
(b) Each other's childhood nicknames.
(c) Their careers.
(d) Miss Alice's purpose for her donation.
4. What becomes clearer as the first person becomes more verbal and forthright about the second?
(a) The love.
(b) The animosity.
(c) The connection between the two.
(d) The curiosity.
5. What happens to the conversation.
(a) It suddenly ends.
(b) It turns into a brawl.
(c) It gets even uglier.
(d) It settles down.
6. Why does Alice want to do this for the church?
(a) She loves children.
(b) She loves to sew.
(c) She wants to give back to the needy.
(d) She is burdened with too much wealth.
7. To what are the second man's words compared?
(a) The exaggerated sneer of the animal in question.
(b) Nails down a chalkboard.
(c) Brown, sticky, smelly mud.
(d) A growl.
8. Why does the lawyer initiate a discussion of his animosity for the Cardinal?
(a) He is bored by Julian's responses.
(b) He is satisfied with Julian's information.
(c) He cannot contain his hatred.
(d) He knows Julian is friends with the Cardinal.
9. What do the two discuss?
(a) The beauty of the flowers.
(b) The merits of the model, as well as the intention and purpose of having such a work created.
(c) The detail of the crucifix.
(d) The colors of the birds.
10. What does Julian believe must happen in order to make it easier for men to live?
(a) They must attend church regularly.
(b) They create a false God in their own image.
(c) They must evangelize.
(d) They must pray to God and confess their sins.
11. How does Miss Alice say hello?
(a) In a bright, cheery voice.
(b) In a cracked and ancient voice.
(c) In a soft, smooth voice.
(d) In a piercing, high-pitched voice.
12. Not to be outdone, what does the second person sling back?
(a) Comments about the lawyer's family.
(b) Mud from the garden.
(c) Remarks about the lawyer's career.
(d) The name the school children had for the lawyer, Hyena.
13. What kind of conversation does the trio enter?
(a) A serious one.
(b) A light-hearted one.
(c) Banter and jabs at each other's looks and interests.
(d) Of mixed messages and misunderstandings.
14. How does the scene end?
(a) Miss Alice asks the birds to help her deal with the plans she has in mind.
(b) The lawyer goes back to talking to the birds.
(c) The lawyer, Cardinal, and Miss Alice plot.
(d) As the Cardinal coos to the birds, asking if they are able to comfort each other.
15. Julian is intrigued by the butler's coincidence. How does the Butler feel?
(a) Nonplussed about almost everything.
(b) Unsure about Julian.
(c) Just as excited.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Miss Alice's response when the lawyer proceeds to introduce Julian to her for the first time?
2. Why would Julian ask a nurse or one of the attendants, "Could you tell me, did I preach last night?"
3. What becomes evident about the two men as the conversation shifts?
4. What do the two discuss about the details of this creation?
5. What is in massive scale?
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