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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. Which of the following does Rousseau NOT want the youth to seek?
(a) Repentance.
(b) Luxury.
(c) Pleasures.
(d) Light.

2. What is true philosophy, according to Rousseau in "Chapter 2, A Discourse on the Moral Effects of the Arts and Sciences, Part II"?
(a) Knowing consequence.
(b) Knowing power.
(c) Knowing how to speak.
(d) Knowing how to act.

3. What does Rousseau believe is an artist's greatest compensation for his labor?
(a) Money.
(b) Display.
(c) Praise.
(d) Admiration.

4. According to Rousseau, why does science lead to war?
(a) It produces better weapons.
(b) It allows plan of attacks.
(c) It enables the desire of revenge.
(d) It gives knowledge.

5. What should society teach men to do instead of pursuing virtue, according to Rousseau?
(a) Their role.
(b) To be humble.
(c) To love.
(d) Their duty.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Rousseau argue about the discovery of the nature man?

2. What is much disagreement made over, according to Rousseau in "Chapter 3, A Discourse on the Origin of Inequality, Dedication and Preface"?

3. How did older centuries think of natural law, according to Rousseau?

4. How does Rousseau want to live and die?

5. Slavery makes people tend to be what according to "Chapter 1, A Discourse on the Moral Effects of the Arts and Sciences, Part I"?

Short Essay Questions

1. Explain what Rousseau suggests about mankind's living quarters in their earliest stage.

2. Describe how Rousseau feels society can become despotic.

3. In "Chapter 6, A Discourse on the Origin of Inequality, Appendix" what happens as a result of luxury?

4. Explain how the revival of the arts and sciences affected society according to Rousseau in "Chapter 1, A Discourse on the Moral Effects of the Arts and Sciences, Part I".

5. What does Rousseay describe the "social man"as?

6. According to "Chapter 1, A Discourse on the Moral Effects of the Arts and Sciences, Part I" how does slavery make man civilized?

7. How did the arts and sciences directly effect France, according to Rousseau?

8. Describe the type of land Rousseau states he prefers to live in in "Chapter 3, A Discourse on the Origin of Inequality, Dedication and Preface".

9. Explain how Rousseau feels about knowledge as described in "Chapter 3, A Discourse on the Origin of Inequality, Dedication and Preface".

10. How should people with great talent behave, according to Rousseau in "Chapter 2, A Discourse on the Moral Effects of the Arts and Sciences, Part II"?

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