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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who gathered at Morrie's bedside the days before he died?
(a) His family.
(c) His colleagues.
(d) His friends.
2. 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.
3. When would Morrie not be able to talk anymore?
(a) When he was too tired.
(b) When the disease hit his lungs.
(c) When the disease hit his liver.
(d) When he didn't want to talk anymore.
4. When did Morrie stop breathing?
(a) When his friends were around him.
(b) The first time that he was completely alone since falling into the coma.
(c) When Morrie was standing next to his bed.
(d) When his family was around him.
5. When Ted Koppel asked Morrie about his previous comments about someone having to wipe his backside for him, what did he get instead of humor?
(a) No answer.
(b) A lie.
(c) The truth.
(d) A laugh.
6. In Chapter Nineteen, Mitch tries to call his brother. Where does his brother live?
7. 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?
(a) They lead rich lives.
(b) They are happy.
(c) They lead disillusioned lives.
(d) The don't care about anything.
8. What did Morrie do when the sociology department learned that male students who don't keep their grades up could lose their draft deferment?
(a) He proposed closing the department.
(b) He proposed leaving Brandeis.
(c) He proposed giving them all A's.
(d) He proposed a toast.
9. Why did Mitch still bring food for Morrie on the fourteenth Tuesday?
(a) Because it was a tradition.
(b) Because Mitch liked eating with Morrie.
(c) Because the fridge was empty.
(d) Because Morrie liked eating.
10. What is the reason, according to Morrie, that people always want something new?
(a) Because they don't want to look poor.
(b) Because they are hungry for love.
(c) Because they are hungry for burgers.
(d) Because they don't like to buy used things.
11. Why did Morrie still want to hear about other people's problems, even though he was dying?
(a) Because he wanted to solve all the problems in the world.
(b) Because that was what made him feel intelligent.
(c) Because that's what made him feel alive.
(d) Because he liked to hear about other people's problems.
12. One of Morrie's first jobs was in a mental institution where he was supposed to just observe. Instead of just observing, what did he do?
(a) He helped the nurses.
(b) He pretended he was one of the patients.
(c) He pretended he was a doctor.
(d) He befriended the patients.
13. Morrie always embraced aging, because it also means something else. What did Morrie compare aging with?
14. Why did Morrie never tell Mitch that he didn't eat the food he brought?
(a) Because he didn't want to hurt Mitch's feelings.
(b) Because he wanted to hurt Mitch's feelings.
(c) Because he didn't like the food.
(d) Because he could not talk anymore.
15. Morrie's nights were getting difficult by the sixth tuesday visit. He was awake a lot. Why?
(a) Because he had to go to the bathroom a lot.
(b) Because he was sneezing a lot.
(c) Because he was coughing a lot.
(d) Because he wanted to talk to his wife.
Short Answer Questions
1. What did Morrie and Mitch talk about on the twelfth Tuesday?
2. On this fifth Tuesday, what did Morrie say is the foundation of everything?
3. What happened to Morrie two days before he died?
4. What is Janine's profession?
5. On this eleventh Tuesday, Morrie and Mitch did something else while they talk. What did they do?
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