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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. When Mitch visited Morrie the fourteenth Tuesday, how did the nurse feel?
(a) She was sick.
(b) She was happy.
(c) She wanted to leave.
(d) She was upset.
2. On what day did Morrie's funeral take place?
(a) On a Monday.
(b) On a Saturday.
(c) On a Tuesday.
(d) On a Sunday.
3. What did Mitch initially feel when Morrie confessed that if he'd had another son, he would have wanted Mitch to be him?
4. When does society start to go bad, according to Morrie?
(a) When people are sick.
(b) When people realize they will die.
(c) When people are threatened by something.
(d) When people are not rich.
5. What did Morrie answer when Mitch asked him if he could live his life over, would he would have children again?
(a) That Mitch should have children as well.
(b) That he wouldn't have missed the experience for anything
(c) That he didn't like the experience.
(d) That he wished he had more children.
6. When would Morrie not be able to talk anymore?
(a) When he was too tired.
(b) When he didn't want to talk anymore.
(c) When the disease hit his lungs.
(d) When the disease hit his liver.
7. Morrie learned to enjoy being dependent and being treated by others. What did he compare this feeling to?
(a) He felt healthy again.
(b) He felt like an adult.
(c) He felt like a baby again.
(d) He felt like a teenager again.
8. On the ninth Tuesday, Morrie's condition was rapidly deteriorating, but he had a new saying. What was his new saying?
(a) "When you're in bed, you're ahead."
(b) "When you're in bed, you're dead."
(c) "When you can't walk, you talk."
(d) "When you eat, you cheat."
9. What did Morrie and Mitch talk about on the twelfth Tuesday?
10. Why did Morrie not want to be in his thirties anymore?
(a) Because his time to be in his thirties had come and gone.
(b) Because he didn't like it when he was in his thirties.
(c) Because he thought people in their thirties were stupid.
(d) Because he liked to be old.
11. What did the teachers at Brandeis encourage the students to do in the late 1950's?
(a) To be hippies.
(b) To be lazy.
(c) To study harder.
(d) To become active.
12. On the sixth Tuesday, Mitch discovered that Morrie's fridge is full of food that he brought for his professor. Why did Morrie not eat the food Mitch brought?
(a) Because he wanted to hurt Mitch's feelings.
(b) Because he could not chew his food anymore.
(c) Because he didn't like the food Mitch brought.
(d) Because he wasn't hungry.
13. What did Morrie want his tombstone to read?
(a) "Alive until the end."
(b) "A teacher to the last."
(c) "Death by disease."
(d) "The best teacher ever."
14. Morrie began teaching at Brandeis in the late 1950's. There, the sociology department was heavily involved in which movement?
(a) The antipolitics movement.
(b) The communist movement.
(c) The antiwar movement.
(d) The friendship movement.
15. When Mitch visited Morrie on the seventh Tuesday, Morrie had finally lost one of the only battles he dreaded. What is Morrie not able to do anymore?
(a) Wipe his behind.
(b) Walk around.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why did Morrie never tell Mitch that he didn't eat the food he brought?
2. On the eighth Tuesday, Morrie and Mitch talked about money and values. What is, according to Morrie, the result of people valuing the wrong thing?
3. What does the media make people believe, according to Morrie?
4. Who did Charlotte invite to the funeral?
5. How did Mitch help Morrie out on the twelfth Tuesday?
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