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Multiple Choice Questions

1. There is no need to do be the sole protector of mankind and the earth; instead, take time to seek _________.
(a) Reverence.
(b) Solitude.
(c) Joy.
(d) Accomplishment.

2. What is a word that means something that comes in between?
(a) Elipsis.
(b) Typology.
(c) Interior.
(d) Interlude.

3. Some people still believe in immediate certainties and ______.
(a) Absolute knowledge.
(b) Immediate results.
(c) Promise of the future.
(d) Distant uncertainties.

4. The author believes that the philosopher strives to rise above what common thing?
(a) Basic instinct.
(b) Moral fulfillment.
(c) Education.
(d) A simple life.

5. Nietzsche believes that things occur in accordance with the strength of what object?
(a) Conviction.
(b) Ability.
(c) Freedom.
(d) Will.

6. In order to be able to gather a great deal of information one must possess which quality?
(a) Hindsight.
(b) Intuition.
(c) Loyalty.
(d) Strictness.

7. Nietzsche states that philosophies are often formed through various individual things. Which is not on the list mentioned in the text?
(a) Delusions.
(b) Assumptions.
(c) Hunches.
(d) Inspirations.

8. There may be good things that cause shame if they intimate that one is prone to:
(a) Weakness.
(b) Modesty.
(c) Evil.
(d) Falseness.

9. Despite the commitment to his work, the philosopher knows deep down that there is one thing that will never be found. What is it?
(a) Logic.
(b) Glory.
(c) Truth.
(d) Satisfaction.

10. People will often take great pains to hide what is delicate and personal, even if it means which of the following:
(a) Isolation.
(b) Insubordination.
(c) Rudeness.
(d) Being shunned.

11. A drive for knowledge can be seen as a mere _________ to get where one is going.
(a) Guide.
(b) Sign.
(c) Map.
(d) Instrument.

12. Nietzsche believes there are attempts being made to divert attention away from what philosopher?
(a) Aristotle.
(b) Kierkegaard.
(c) Satre.
(d) Kant.

13. Which item is reserved only for a few because it is the privilege of the strong and unattainable for the weak?
(a) Independence.
(b) Self-sufficiency.
(c) Self-will.
(d) Success.

14. What is the one thing that will never cease being awkward long enough for people to understand that there are no opposites, only subtleties of gradation?
(a) Language.
(b) Will.
(c) Desire.
(d) Patriotism.

15. Which sector of the population cannot distinguish between finding and creating these objects?
(a) Priests.
(b) Philosophers.
(c) Theologians.
(d) Metaphysicists.

Short Answer Questions

1. Nietzsche has no regard for one segment of the population. What is it?

2. According to the text, which refutable theory has been challenged a hundred times?

3. In general, a man will not take on burden and responsibility without ______.

4. A man may consider himself to be above other men but succeeds only in becoming more ordinary if he gives up all but which of the following?

5. In many cases philosophers may prefer a handful of certainties to which of the following?

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