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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 1, A Discourse on the Moral Effects of the Arts and Sciences, Part I.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The arts and sciences have helped human beings to repress what according to "Chapter 1, A Discourse on the Moral Effects of the Arts and Sciences, Part I"?
(a) Their wickedness.
(b) Their narcissism.
(c) Their kindness.
(d) Their infatuation.

2. What was the state of France, according to Rousseau, as a result of the introduction of the arts and sciences?
(a) They discovered that they were better off in their ignorance.
(b) The arts and sciences were only a luxury.
(c) The needed the arts and sciences.
(d) The arts and sciences were a detrimental luxury.

3. Where did Rousseau analyze the effects of the arts and sciences on at the end of "Chapter 1, A Discourse on the Moral Effects of the Arts and Sciences. Part 1"?
(a) Germany.
(b) England.
(c) France.
(d) Italy.

4. Why does Rousseau think men lie under restraint?
(a) So they can hide their motives and suppress them.
(b) He doesn't think they lie.
(c) To be controlled.
(d) To feel control.

5. What was the result of the arts and sciences becoming despotic, according to Rousseau?
(a) It stifled mans' original liberty and caused people to love their slavery.
(b) The public rejected it.
(c) Nothing.
(d) The public embraced it.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Rousseau's biggest worry when discussing the correlation between the restoration of the arts and sciences in?

2. What does Rousseau question moral behavior could strictly be brought about by?

3. According to Rousseau, in the revival, the arts and sciences existed under what entities?

4. Human morals are not improved by what subject according to Rousseau?

5. According to Rousseau, what ancient thinker praised ignorance?

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