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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How does Julian respond to Miss Alice's game?
(a) With astonishment.
(b) With anger.
(c) With embarrassment.
(d) With desire.
2. Why is Julian part of this trio?
(a) They want Julian to feel comfortable around them.
(b) 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.
(c) They believe Miss Alice would enjoy his company.
(d) Julian would make a good addition to their group.
3. What does Julian say when Miss Alice invites him to talk about himself?
(a) He gladly tells her his life story.
(b) He is very self deprecating and defers to the background information they already have on him, complete with the missing six blank years.
(c) He is open and honest.
(d) He says nothing.
4. What question does Miss Alice ask that shocks Julian?
(a) Do you find me attractive?
(b) Have you slept with many women?
(c) Why do you want to be a priest?
(d) Will you sleep with me?
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?
(a) To make him feel more uncomfortable.
(b) To encourage him to leave.
(c) In order to show she cares about him.
(d) In order to draw him out of himself a bit.
6. What are both the butler and the lawyer, who have known each other for some time, quite eager to do?
(a) Find Miss Alice and introduce her to Julian.
(b) Leave Julian alone.
(c) Become friends with Julian.
(d) Pry and prey on this fresh specimen.
7. What does the butler do at the sound of the chime?
(a) He leaves the room.
(b) He tells Julian it is time to leave.
(c) He moves to escort Julian to see Miss Alice.
(d) He answers the door.
8. Who is cooing and talking to the birds, trying to engage them to interact with him?
(b) Miss Alice.
(c) A lawyer.
(d) The Cardinal.
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 friends.
(d) The lawyer and the butler are brothers.
10. How does Julian describe his loss of faith?
(a) He let contact with his faith slip away, seeding a deep sadness.
(b) He woke up one morning and no longer had faith.
(c) He lost his faith when his parents died.
(d) It was a slow, gradual, and painful loss.
11. What does Julian admit to the butler when the lawyer leaves?
(a) He was orphaned as a child.
(b) The blank six years of his life were spent in an insane asylum.
(c) He has a wife and child in the country.
(d) He grew up in London.
12. How does the scene end?
(a) Miss Alice asks the birds to help her deal with the plans she has in mind.
(b) The lawyer, Cardinal, and Miss Alice plot.
(c) The lawyer goes back to talking to the birds.
(d) As the Cardinal coos to the birds, asking if they are able to comfort each other.
13. With what is Julian not comfortable?
(a) The detailed discussion of the garden's plant varieties.
(b) The many bird species in the estuary.
(c) This conceptual style of conversation.
(d) The discussion of the crucifix.
14. What will Julian do for Miss Alice?
(a) Take care of the menial details of her philanthropic bargain.
(b) Allow her to stay in her home.
(c) Train her to be a priest.
(d) Love her.
15. Who does Julian say he found crying, "Help me, help me... help me, oh God, God, help me... oh help, help?"
(a) His wife.
(b) Jesus Christ.
(c) The guard.
(d) The woman who thinks she is the Virgin Mary.
Short Answer Questions
1. What would Miss Alice like to do for the church?
2. How does this observer address the man who is cooing at the birds?
3. What, at last, occurs?
4. Who was Saint Francis?
5. What do the two discuss?
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