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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who was Saint Francis?
(a) A martyr burned at the stake.
(b) A man who hunted wild animals.
(c) A pope.
(d) A friend to all animals who often talked to creatures, even birds of the sky.
2. How does the butler feel about listening to Julian?
3. What, at last, occurs?
(a) They cry and hug.
(b) A fight.
(c) They stop fighting and apologize.
(d) A break in this ugly dialogue.
4. How does Julian respond?
(a) That he is friends with the Cardinal.
(b) With the details of training to become a priest.
(c) He tells them all he knows about birds.
(d) By saying that the past six years of his life were blank but not black.
5. Why does the lawyer comment to Miss Alice, "that will be our bird of prey?"
(a) The Cardinal's innocence.
(b) To the birds flying around outside.
(c) To a knock at the door.
(d) To the butler eavesdropping.
6. What is feminine, but not frilly, decorated in shades of blue?
(a) An upstairs sitting room of the castle.
(b) The carriage.
(c) The dining room.
(d) Miss Alice's dress.
7. What does Miss Alice do when Julian tries to explain one more time that there is nothing much to tell, and it is simply a matter of his faith in God leaving him, and he committed himself to an asylum?
(a) She moves on to a new topic.
(b) She will not let go of it.
(c) She does not agree with him.
(d) She argues with him.
8. Who is studying this creation from all angles?
(a) The Cardinal.
(b) The lawyer.
(c) Miss Alice.
9. 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 suggests that he may just be describing what passes for sanity.
(b) She thinks he is still insane.
(c) She finds him a perfect candidate for the priesthood.
(d) She wants to take him back to the asylum.
10. What becomes clearer as the first person becomes more verbal and forthright about the second?
(a) The curiosity.
(b) The animosity.
(c) The love.
(d) The connection between the two.
11. 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) His wife.
(c) The woman who thinks she is the Virgin Mary.
(d) Jesus Christ.
12. How does Miss Alice challenge Julian?
(a) To an arm wrestling competition.
(b) She asks him why he is a lay brother and not a priest.
(c) To tell him what he thinks of her.
(d) To know more about his life.
13. What does Julian find ironic about staying in the section of the asylum that is for people who are only mildly troubled?
(a) All mental illness is serious.
(b) He never considered the fleeing of faith a mild matter.
(c) Most of the people there have severe mental illness.
(d) Those staying in this section had no mental illness.
14. Who enters the courtyard through an iron gate and moves quietly toward the man and watches him with mild amusement?
(a) Miss Alice.
(c) A lawyer.
(d) The Cardinal.
15. What does the first man not leave without?
(a) Kissing Miss Alice on the cheek.
(b) Hugging the second man.
(c) A snide comment or two.
(d) Making a rude comment to Miss Alice.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does the scene end?
2. What is Julian?
3. Who is cooing and talking to the birds, trying to engage them to interact with him?
4. About what do the lawyer and butler relentlessly question Julian?
5. To what are the second man's words compared?
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