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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. When did Vivian lose her hair?
(a) She shaved her head before she began chemotherapy.
(b) It is still falling out.
(c) Between the fourth and fifth cycles of chemotherapy.
(d) After the first cycle of chemotherapy.
2. What book does Vivian choose to read on her birthday?
(a) The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies.
(b) The Runaway Bunny.
(c) Winnie the Pooh.
(d) The Wizard of Oz.
3. What stage is Vivian's cancer in?
4. How does Vivian occupy herself while she waits for her physical exam?
(a) She speculates how her career path would have gone if she had not gotten cancer.
(b) She imagines she is giving a lecture.
(c) She sings.
(d) She recites a sonnet by John Donne.
5. What food does Susie offer Vivian?
(b) A Popsicle.
(d) A slushie.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Ashford instruct Vivian to do?
2. How long would Scene 6 last if Vivian had written it?
3. Who does Vivian ask Susie to call for her when Susie offers?
4. Where will Vivian stay during each cycle of treatment?
5. What source does Gardner's translation use for the sonnets?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Vivian appreciate Kelekian's thoroughness as he explains the situation to her?
2. How does Vivian describe the introduction her colleagues would write?
3. What are three things Vivian think about while Kelekian is explaining her diagnosis?
4. How does Vivian say she would have preferred her play be cast? Why can it not be?
5. What does Vivian like about grand rounds?
6. What is the truth that Ashford refers to in her explanation of Donne's sonnet?
7. Why is Vivian's diagnosis so concerning?
8. How does Vivian's father teach her the word “soporific?”
9. Give two reasons Vivian looks up medical terms she does not know?
10. Why does Susie note that Vivian has not had many visitors? How does Vivian react?
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