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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part III, Sections I - VIII.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. To what effect does Burke use the example of the Turkish emperor?
(a) To prove the existence of innate knowledge.
(b) To illustrate the difference between taste and knowledge.
(c) To question the validity of theories on sculpture.
(d) To demonstrate the barbarity of the Turks.
2. How does Burke define "grief?"
(a) As the natural state of relationships between all people.
(b) As the most desirable of the sensibilities because it is strong.
(c) As that feeling when an object is so lost that one can never enjoy it again.
(d) As one of many types of positive pain.
3. Which idea is more effective over the other in affecting the imagination, according to Burke?
(a) Obscurity, rather than clarity.
(b) Shock value, rather than predictability.
(c) Originality, rather than imitation.
(d) Refinement, rather than coarseness.
4. To which other passions is the idea of power closely related, according to Burke?
(a) Curiosity and novelty.
(b) Joy and delight.
(c) Fear and terror.
(d) Love and desire.
5. Why is suddenness sublime, according to Burke?
(a) Because the mind is suddenly put on its guard.
(b) Because easy transitions are pleasant.
(c) Because that which is sudden is very interesting.
(d) Because the body's reaction is unpredictable.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the state between pleasure and pain, according to Burke?
2. What is this creative power of the mind incapable of producing?
3. What two aspects comprise Burke's "artificial infinity?"
4. How does Burke define "love?"
5. What, according to Burke, is responsible for common deviations in natural taste?
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