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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) He lost his faith when his parents died.
(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) It was a slow, gradual, and painful loss.
2. What does the first man do in an attempt to fend off his feelings about being caught?
(a) He overcompensates with his behavior toward the Cardinal, kneeling to kiss his ring and addressing him in the third person to keep the situation and conversation impersonal.
(b) He begs the Cardinal to leave him alone.
(c) He runs away.
(d) He argues with the Cardinal.
3. What does the butler share about himself with Julian?
(a) He does not enjoy being a butler.
(b) His name, as well as his occupation, is Butler.
(c) He is at Julian's service.
(d) His name is also Julian.
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) Because the birds understand each other so much better than would birds of any other kind.
(d) The Cardinal is no more intelligent than a bird.
5. 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 asked to leave, they put him in a single, dark cell.
(d) 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.
6. Julian is intrigued by the butler's coincidence. How does the Butler feel?
(a) Unsure about Julian.
(c) Just as excited.
(d) Nonplussed about almost everything.
7. What does the Butler point out?
(a) If Julian were to look into the window of the model, an exact duplicate of the room in which they stand can be seen with every detail intact, even down to the brass candlesticks.
(b) The crucifix is exactly perpendicular to the altar.
(c) The cardinals control the behavior of the other birds.
(d) The garden is completely symmetrical.
8. What will Julian do for Miss Alice?
(a) Allow her to stay in her home.
(b) Take care of the menial details of her philanthropic bargain.
(c) Train her to be a priest.
(d) Love her.
9. For whom is the larger of the two chairs?
(a) Miss Alice.
(b) His Eminence.
(c) The lawyer.
(d) The Pope.
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. How does the second person make his insult more insulting?
(a) He makes the same comment over and over again.
(b) He throws more mud.
(c) He draws it out in his speech dramatically.
(d) She throws more mud.
12. How are the periods of hallucination announced?
(a) Flashes of light.
(c) By a ringing in the ears.
(d) The sound of choirs singing.
13. What, at last, occurs?
(a) A fight.
(b) They stop fighting and apologize.
(c) A break in this ugly dialogue.
(d) They cry and hug.
14. What is the most intriguing element?
(a) The fountain in the middle of the garden.
(b) A huge dollhouse model of the mansion.
(c) The cardinals flying around.
(d) The crucifix hanging above the altar.
15. What is feminine, but not frilly, decorated in shades of blue?
(a) The dining room.
(b) An upstairs sitting room of the castle.
(c) The carriage.
(d) Miss Alice's dress.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Julian say he heard on that night in the asylum?
2. Who was Saint Francis?
3. What does Julian find ironic about staying in the section of the asylum that is for people who are only mildly troubled?
4. What do the two discuss about the details of this creation?
5. What becomes evident about the two men as the conversation shifts?
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