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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Hume say are the only two things we have in our minds?
(a) Vice and virtues.
(b) Judgements and non-judgements.
(c) Love and hate.
(d) Ideas and impressions.

2. Which of the following is a natural ability?
(a) Industry.
(b) Humor.
(c) Sleep.
(d) Laughter.

3. Which of the following is a disposition involved with the passions?
(a) Deep emotion.
(b) Sick emotion.
(c) Unattendant emotion.
(d) Attendant emotion.

4. What can one not derive an ought from?
(a) A what.
(b) An is.
(c) A not.
(d) An and.

5. What does Hume think a proper understanding of the will help us to understand?
(a) The passions.
(b) Free will.
(c) Love.
(d) Death.

6. What does Hume say we can direct onto others?
(a) Love.
(b) Hate.
(c) Sympathy.
(d) Passions.

7. What is the title of Book Three, Part Three?
(a) Of the Other Virtues and Vices.
(b) Of Sympathy.
(c) Of Love and Hate.
(d) Of Knowledge and Forgetting.

8. Why do we love people we know more than strangers?
(a) They understand us.
(b) They resemble us.
(c) They don't judge us.
(d) It is easier to talk to them.

9. Which of the following does Hume state is an artificial virtue?
(a) Order.
(b) Justice.
(c) Disorder.
(d) Morality.

10. What does Hume say none of his three motives of human nature are sufficient enough to produce?
(a) Justice.
(b) Morals.
(c) Order.
(d) Disorder.

11. From where does Hume say we derive our feelings of love and hate?
(a) From our parents.
(b) From others.
(c) From ourselves.
(d) From objects.

12. What kind of people does Hume say we admire?
(a) People who understand the world.
(b) The rich and powerful.
(c) Popular people.
(d) People with high morals.

13. By what does Hume say all human action is determined?
(a) Perception.
(b) Love.
(c) Morals.
(d) Impressions.

14. What does Hume say justice must be to motivate us?
(a) Interesting.
(b) Moral.
(c) Fair.
(d) Individualistic.

15. What virtue allows humans to be governed?
(a) Politeness.
(b) Loyalty.
(c) Honesty.
(d) Sympathy.

Short Answer Questions

1. Into what two types does Hume divide direct passions?

2. Why does Hume reject all other moral theories?

3. What kind of virtues does Part Two examine?

4. On what two impressions does Hume say moral distinctions are based?

5. What determines whether action is good or bad?

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