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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is the most intriguing element?
(a) The crucifix hanging above the altar.
(b) A huge dollhouse model of the mansion.
(c) The fountain in the middle of the garden.
(d) The cardinals flying around.
2. 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) Julian would make a good addition to their group.
(c) They believe Miss Alice would enjoy his company.
(d) They want Julian to feel comfortable around them.
3. What species of bird is in the birdcage?
4. 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 argues with him.
(b) She does not agree with him.
(c) She will not let go of it.
(d) She moves on to a new topic.
5. What does Julian think about how men use God?
(a) He is outraged by it.
(b) He is not bothered by it.
(c) He tries not to think about it.
(d) He struggles with it.
6. How does Miss Alice say hello?
(a) In a piercing, high-pitched voice.
(b) In a bright, cheery voice.
(c) In a cracked and ancient voice.
(d) In a soft, smooth voice.
7. Not to be outdone, what does the second person sling back?
(a) The name the school children had for the lawyer, Hyena.
(b) Mud from the garden.
(c) Comments about the lawyer's family.
(d) Remarks about the lawyer's career.
8. What does Miss Alice say about the chairs in the various rooms?
(a) They are by different makers.
(b) There is a chair in each room that is hers and hers alone.
(c) She purshased each one, herself.
(d) They are all antiques.
9. When the lawyer enters the room to join in the dialogue, what is established?
(a) Julian is not ordained.
(b) Julian is a priest.
(c) The lawyer and the butler are brothers.
(d) The lawyer and the butler are friends.
10. Who enters the courtyard through an iron gate and moves quietly toward the man and watches him with mild amusement?
(b) Miss Alice.
(c) The Cardinal.
(d) A lawyer.
11. What would Miss Alice like to do for the church?
(a) Teach Sunday school.
(b) Donate her time to a charity.
(c) Make new clothing for the priests.
(d) Give a huge donation.
12. What does the butler do?
(a) Writes down the measurements.
(b) Dusts the model.
(c) Enters and agrees that the model is an extraordinary piece of work.
(d) Teases the Cardinal.
13. What does Julian confide about a period during his stay at the asylum?
(a) He would not talk to anyone or eat anything.
(b) He fell in love with one of the guards.
(c) 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.
(d) When he asked to leave, they put him in a single, dark cell.
14. How does this observer address the man who is cooing at the birds?
(c) Saint Michael.
(d) Saint Francis.
15. What do the two discuss about the details of this creation?
(a) How many birds are in the estuary.
(b) When the church was built.
(c) Whether or not there might be another model of the room inside the model's library, and so on and so on.
(d) Whether or not there is a more beautiful garden in the country.
Short Answer Questions
1. To what are the second man's words compared?
2. For whom is the larger of the two chairs?
3. How does Julian describe his loss of faith?
4. Julian says "It is God the mover, not God ______________."
5. How did Julian struggle?
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