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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How does Julian describe his loss of faith?
(a) It was a slow, gradual, and painful loss.
(b) He woke up one morning and no longer had faith.
(c) He let contact with his faith slip away, seeding a deep sadness.
(d) He lost his faith when his parents died.
2. What becomes evident about the two men as the conversation shifts?
(a) They work together.
(b) They have known each other since childhood.
(c) They have known each other a little while.
(d) They have just met.
3. What do the two discuss about the details of this creation?
(a) Whether or not there might be another model of the room inside the model's library, and so on and so on.
(b) Whether or not there is a more beautiful garden in the country.
(c) How many birds are in the estuary.
(d) When the church was built.
4. With what is Julian not comfortable?
(a) The many bird species in the estuary.
(b) The detailed discussion of the garden's plant varieties.
(c) This conceptual style of conversation.
(d) The discussion of the crucifix.
5. Julian says "It is God the mover, not God ______________."
(a) The shaker.
(b) The frozen.
(c) The puppet.
(d) The maker.
6. What does the butler share about himself with Julian?
(a) He is at Julian's service.
(b) He does not enjoy being a butler.
(c) His name is also Julian.
(d) His name, as well as his occupation, is Butler.
7. What does Julian say he heard on that night in the asylum?
(a) Cats meowing.
(b) Cries or sobbing.
(c) Rain falling on the roof.
8. How does the second person react?
(a) With surprise.
(b) With skepticism.
(c) With tears.
(d) With joy.
9. What is said about the appropriateness of the two cardinals?
(a) They are as dull as the Cardinal.
(b) There should be two in such close quarters in that particular location.
(c) They are best friends, just like the lawyer and Cardinal.
(d) They are the same color as the Cardinal.
10. 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) Miss Alice's purpose for her donation.
(d) Their careers.
11. How does the scene end?
(a) As the Cardinal coos to the birds, asking if they are able to comfort each other.
(b) Miss Alice asks the birds to help her deal with the plans she has in mind.
(c) The lawyer, Cardinal, and Miss Alice plot.
(d) The lawyer goes back to talking to the birds.
12. Why does Julian ask whether or not someone will soon be available?
(a) To see him for his appointment.
(b) To confess his sins.
(c) To get a tour of the garden.
(d) To take photographs of him and the birds.
13. Who does Julian describe as a quiet, plain woman with soft features; one year or so on either side of forty, married to the owner of a dry goods store?
(a) His cellmate.
(b) A woman in the asylum who thinks she is the Virgin Mary.
(c) A woman he befriended.
(d) A woman that worked at the asylum.
14. What does the first man insinuate about the second man?
(a) The inappropriate relationship between the lawyer and Miss Alice.
(b) The inappropriate relationship between the Cardinal and Miss Alice.
(c) An inappropriate relationship between the Cardinal and his assistant.
(d) The inappropriate relationship between Miss Alice and the assistant.
15. What does Julian believe must happen in order to make it easier for men to live?
(a) They must attend church regularly.
(b) They must pray to God and confess their sins.
(c) They create a false God in their own image.
(d) They must evangelize.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Julian believe about his faith and his sanity?
2. 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?
3. What are both the butler and the lawyer, who have known each other for some time, quite eager to do?
4. Why does the lawyer initiate a discussion of his animosity for the Cardinal?
5. Why does Miss Alice begin a flirtatious conversation asking if he had been intimidated by herself or the lawyer, and if he had liked the butler?
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