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Robert W. Bretall
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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. What cities does Kierkegaard write Either/Or in?
(a) London and Paris.
(b) Paris and Nice.
(c) Rome and Berlin.
(d) Berlin and Copenhagen.

2. What do many intellectuals agree on in the 19th century concerning the universe?
(a) The Universe is infinite.
(b) Universe is pure unity.
(c) The Universe is where we are.
(d) The Universe is limited only by our love of Christ.

3. Where in Either/Or are the edifying discourses published?
(a) Chapter 5.
(b) Chapter 1.
(c) Chapter 2.
(d) Chapter 3.

4. What does Kierkegaard say truth is discovered in?
(a) Faith.
(b) The heart.
(c) Dialectics.
(d) One self.

5. What prevents the hero in Repetition from finding what he wants?
(a) Christ.
(b) His family.
(c) His depression and introspection.
(d) His love of God.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Kierkegaard argue major choices in life are not choices of?

2. What pseudonym does Kierkegaard use for The Fragments?

3. What happens to Kierkegaard and Regina's relationship?

4. What does the hero of Repetition have trouble finding?

5. What is the main theme of Fear and Trembling?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is the terrible revolution which Kierkegaard speaks of in Chapter 1, The Journals?

2. What is inverted, according to Kierkegaard?

3. What does Kierkegaard believe cannot be escaped by us?

4. What banquet is referred to in Chapter 7, Stages on Life's Way?

5. What does the truth or art require in Chapter 4, Fear and Trembling?

6. What does Kierkegaard publish at the beginning of Chapter 2, Either/Or, A Fragment of Life and why does it represent him well?

7. What is the question raised in Chapter 6, Philosophical Fragments?

8. What did Kierkegaard have a radical hatred for?

9. What does Constantine receive and what does he want to remain?

10. What do those at the banquet held in Chapter 7, Stages on Life's Way find?

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