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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part IV, Sections I - VII.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why are the cries of animals sublime, according to Burke?
(a) Because they remind people of their humanity.
(b) Because they instill a feeling of sympathy in listeners.
(c) Because they reassure listeners of their own reasoning capacities.
(d) Because they convey great ideas of pain and danger.
2. What kind of colors are unfit to produce what Burke terms "grand images?"
(a) Jewel tones.
(b) Earth tones.
(c) Bold colors.
(d) Cheerful colors.
3. Which passion belongs under the heading of "self-preservation?"
4. What, according to Burke, is the state of a man whose teeth are set and whose forehead is wrinkled?
(a) Great pain.
(b) Utter delight.
(c) Complete confusion.
(d) Terrible wrath.
5. What is Burke's argument that infinity exists in pleasing objects?
(a) Infinity itself is a pleasant concept, so an infinite object must be pleasant.
(b) Humans are pleased by the unlimited potential of these objects.
(c) The only truly pleasing object is the night sky, which is truly infinite.
(d) Pleasantness is a feeling that goes on forever within our minds.
Short Answer Questions
1. What has Burke observed in himself regarding the passions and the body, in Section IV?
2. What is the sole difference Burke identifies between the passions mentioned in question 7?
3. In which instance are feelings productive of the sublime?
4. What are sources of the "sublime?"
5. How does Burke define "grief?"
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