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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What do the two discuss?
(a) The detail of the crucifix.
(b) The merits of the model, as well as the intention and purpose of having such a work created.
(c) The colors of the birds.
(d) The beauty of the flowers.
2. How does Miss Alice challenge Julian?
(a) She asks him why he is a lay brother and not a priest.
(b) To an arm wrestling competition.
(c) To tell him what he thinks of her.
(d) To know more about his life.
3. What would Miss Alice like to do for the church?
(a) Teach Sunday school.
(b) Make new clothing for the priests.
(c) Donate her time to a charity.
(d) Give a huge donation.
4. To what are the second man's words compared?
(a) Brown, sticky, smelly mud.
(b) The exaggerated sneer of the animal in question.
(c) Nails down a chalkboard.
(d) A growl.
5. For whom is the larger of the two chairs?
(a) His Eminence.
(b) The Pope.
(c) Miss Alice.
(d) The lawyer.
6. 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) The discussion of the crucifix.
(d) This conceptual style of conversation.
7. Who is cooing and talking to the birds, trying to engage them to interact with him?
(a) The Cardinal.
(c) A lawyer.
(d) Miss Alice.
8. Who delights in the lawyer's discomfort?
(a) The Cardinal.
(c) The birds.
(d) Miss Alice.
9. About what do they continue to rib each other?
(a) Their mistresses.
(b) Their school yard nicknames.
(c) Their love of birds.
(d) Their strange clothing.
10. What does Julian find ironic about staying in the section of the asylum that is for people who are only mildly troubled?
(a) Most of the people there have severe mental illness.
(b) He never considered the fleeing of faith a mild matter.
(c) Those staying in this section had no mental illness.
(d) All mental illness is serious.
11. What does Julian believe must happen in order to make it easier for men to live?
(a) They create a false God in their own image.
(b) They must attend church regularly.
(c) They must pray to God and confess their sins.
(d) They must evangelize.
12. What does Miss Alice say about the chairs in the various rooms?
(a) They are all antiques.
(b) There is a chair in each room that is hers and hers alone.
(c) They are by different makers.
(d) She purshased each one, herself.
13. What does Julian confide about a period during his stay at the asylum?
(a) 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.
(b) He would not talk to anyone or eat anything.
(c) He fell in love with one of the guards.
(d) When he asked to leave, they put him in a single, dark cell.
14. What becomes evident about the two men as the conversation shifts?
(a) They have known each other since childhood.
(b) They work together.
(c) They have just met.
(d) They have known each other a little while.
15. 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) A woman he befriended.
(b) A woman that worked at the asylum.
(c) A woman in the asylum who thinks she is the Virgin Mary.
(d) His cellmate.
Short Answer Questions
1. What would she like to do for the church for twenty years?
2. What does the Butler point out?
3. Who does Julian say he found crying, "Help me, help me... help me, oh God, God, help me... oh help, help?"
4. Why is Julian part of this trio?
5. " God the creator, not the God _______________," he says.
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