The Shadow Box Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

Michael Cristofer
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 112 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.

The Shadow Box Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

Michael Cristofer
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 112 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why was Joe released from the hospital?
(a) Because there was nothing else they could do for him.
(b) To spend time with his family.
(c) To keep others from catching his illness.
(d) To be able to keep track of his progress more carefully.

2. Which of the following best describes the situation of being interviewed by someone you cannot see?
(a) Regular.
(b) Unusual.
(c) Routine.
(d) Definitive.

3. What is Brian's perspective on death?
(a) He believes that God provides all of the answers about death.
(b) He believes people think life is supposed to last forever.
(c) He believes people need to deny terminally ille people exist.
(d) He believes people believe in an after-life.

4. What does Brian believe that every person thinks, though it is not the reality?
(a) They will behappy always.
(b) They have only to believe.
(c) They have all the time.
(d) That no one else thinks like they do.

5. What does Maggie refuse to do when she arrives at the cottage?
(a) She refuses to let Steve touch his father.
(b) She refuses to talk about Joe's illness.
(c) She refuses to talk to Joe.
(d) She refuses to go in the cottage.

6. What is Brian sharing as the interview area switches to highlight him?
(a) His perspective on death.
(b) His feelings about Joe.
(c) His need to see his family.
(d) His desire to live forever.

7. What does Joe believe his illness has made him more of?
(a) An emotionally withdrawn person.
(b) A man with no hope.
(c) A person devoid of feelings.
(d) An object rather than a person.

8. What does Beverly try to do to handle the hostility between her and Mark?
(a) She calls to the interviewer.
(b) She walks away.
(c) She yells at Mark.
(d) She tries to use humor.

9. Which of the following is the best definition of what it means to be socially taboo?
(a) Not often discussed or talked about.
(b) Only outcasts would consider the topic.
(c) There are laws against talking about the topic.
(d) The topic is easily discussed in society.

10. What does Brian indicate is the only thing that anyone can be sure of?
(a) Birth.
(b) Illness.
(c) Life.
(d) Death.

11. Which f the following is an accurate definition of the term shadow box?
(a) A box that takes the light and refracts it to cause shadows.
(b) A shallow box that puts objects on display.
(c) A creation that replicates another scene.
(d) A tall narrow box used to encase pictures safely.

12. What does Joe tell the interviewer was his second reaction to learning about his terminal condition?
(a) Fear.
(b) Relieved.
(c) Surprise.
(d) Anger.

13. What has caused regular visits between Joe and his family to be prohibitive?
(a) Hospital expenses and long distance.
(b) Nature of his disease.
(c) Rules of the hospital.
(d) Job and school demands.

14. Who is staying with Felicity at the cottage?
(a) Her daughter.
(b) Her sister.
(c) Her son.
(d) Her mother.

15. What does Brian believe would allow people to live more authentic lives?
(a) Fighting to live for as long as possible.
(b) Refusing to accept their own fate.
(c) Admitting the reality of their own death.
(d) Believing in an after life.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Brian doing all of the time that he is unsure of the cause of?

2. Which of the following is true about the way Agnes treats Felicity?

3. What does Brian believe people are doing instead of living more authentic lives?

4. Why did Joe discourage his wife from coming to see him more often?

5. What does Steve chide his mother about never being able to do?

(see the answer keys)

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