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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What would Miss Alice like to do for the church?
(a) Give a huge donation.
(b) Make new clothing for the priests.
(c) Donate her time to a charity.
(d) Teach Sunday school.
2. Why does Alice want to do this for the church?
(a) She loves children.
(b) She wants to give back to the needy.
(c) She is burdened with too much wealth.
(d) She loves to sew.
3. 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.
4. Why is it appropriate?
(a) They are cardinals, just like the Cardinal.
(b) The lawyer and the Cardinal are friends that have grown up in the same household.
(c) The Cardinal is no more intelligent than a bird.
(d) Because the birds understand each other so much better than would birds of any other kind.
5. What does Julian find ironic about staying in the section of the asylum that is for people who are only mildly troubled?
(a) He never considered the fleeing of faith a mild matter.
(b) Most of the people there have severe mental illness.
(c) All mental illness is serious.
(d) Those staying in this section had no mental illness.
6. Where does this scene open?
(a) In a library of a mansion.
(b) In the dining room of a mansion.
(c) In the garden.
(d) In the chapel.
7. What does the butler share about himself with Julian?
(a) He is at Julian's service.
(b) His name, as well as his occupation, is Butler.
(c) His name is also Julian.
(d) He does not enjoy being a butler.
8. What does Julian say when Miss Alice invites him to talk about himself?
(a) He is very self deprecating and defers to the background information they already have on him, complete with the missing six blank years.
(b) He is open and honest.
(c) He gladly tells her his life story.
(d) He says nothing.
9. What, at last, occurs?
(a) They cry and hug.
(b) They stop fighting and apologize.
(c) A break in this ugly dialogue.
(d) A fight.
10. To what building's architecture is this building compared?
(a) A monastery.
(b) A cathedral.
(c) A castle.
(d) A estuary.
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) The woman who thinks she is the Virgin Mary.
(c) His wife.
(d) Jesus Christ.
12. How does the man react at having been discovered cooing to the caged birds?
(b) Flustered and a bit embarrassed.
(d) Not surprised.
13. Not to be outdone, what does the second person sling back?
(a) Remarks about the lawyer's career.
(b) Comments about the lawyer's family.
(c) The name the school children had for the lawyer, Hyena.
(d) Mud from the garden.
14. What becomes evident about the two men as the conversation shifts?
(a) They work together.
(b) They have just met.
(c) They have known each other a little while.
(d) They have known each other since childhood.
15. 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?
(a) To encourage him to leave.
(b) In order to show she cares about him.
(c) To make him feel more uncomfortable.
(d) In order to draw him out of himself a bit.
Short Answer Questions
1. How did Julian struggle?
2. What do the two discuss about the details of this creation?
3. What does the first man do in an attempt to fend off his feelings about being caught?
4. 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?
5. What does Julian believe about his faith and his sanity?
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