David Galef: Diagnostic

If you were a jelly bean, what flavor would you be?
Describe the perfect scenery.
What food could you eat every day?
What’s the one word you wish you could unsay?
How close were you to your mother?
Do you have dreams in which you smother?
What’s your earliest memory as a child?
Do you have fantasies of living in the wild?
Where do you see yourself in five years’ time?
Have you ever committed a major crime?
Would you describe yourself as harried?
Have you ever been unhappily married?
Do you consider yourself a snob?
How do you feel about your job?
Which of the figures doesn’t belong with the others?
How many sisters? How many brothers?
What’s your favorite time of day?
Are you happy with what you weigh?
Which of these words best describes how you feel right now?
Does your work require much technical know-how?
What’s the matter with this scene?
How much time do you spend onscreen?
What was your best subject at school?
Do you follow the Golden Rule?
What does this inkblot suggest to you?
Would you say you have many friends or just a few?
Have you ever been arrested?
Have you ever been molested?
Name the next number in the series.
Are you tired of these queries?
How long have you lived at your present address?
How did you ever get into this mess?