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Multiple Choice Questions

1. Nietzsche refers to what type of scientists in this section?
(a) Zoologists.
(b) Metaphysicians.
(c) Psychologists.
(d) Surgeons.

2. Nietzsche believes that if the explanation were possible then which of the following could be traced back to it?
(a) Organic functions.
(b) Origin of man.
(c) Invention of philosophy.
(d) Birth of religion.

3. Philosophy is not so much an actual _______, rather it is man's recognition of what is already known.
(a) Epiphany.
(b) Philosophy.
(c) Discovery.
(d) Shock.

4. In general, a man will not take on burden and responsibility without ______.
(a) Reward.
(b) Cause.
(c) Recognition.
(d) Moral belief.

5. Nietzsche asserts that if one questions God, one also questions which other concept?
(a) Soul.
(b) Reincarnation.
(c) Devil.
(d) Heaven.

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

7. Value tends to be linked to what type of feelings?
(a) Broad.
(b) Specific.
(c) Subtle.
(d) Unwise.

8. Nietzsche divides the main approaches to thought into two groups. What are they?
(a) Inferior and superior.
(b) Backward and forward.
(c) Inward and outward.
(d) Exoteric and esoteric.

9. What attempts to impose morality upon one's character?
(a) Prejudice.
(b) Pride.
(c) Self-will.
(d) Fear.

10. Man is considered to be what kind of creature?
(a) Moral.
(b) Free spirited.
(c) Contradictory.
(d) Solid.

11. Catholicism has a much stronger tie to what other race?
(a) Anglo-Saxon.
(b) Asian.
(c) Celt.
(d) Latin.

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

13. What is the main reason there are so many misunderstandings in philosophy?
(a) Misinterpretation.
(b) Ego.
(c) Opinion.
(d) Cultural differences.

14. When one desires an object the actual interest relates to:
(a) The object.
(b) Completion.
(c) Desire.
(d) The journey.

15. Nietzsche believes that a woman's approach to life is considerably more:
(a) Primal.
(b) Deep.
(c) Advanced.
(d) Peculiar.

Short Answer Questions

1. Nietzsche states that philosophy is much like a confession from its author. Instead of acting as a drive for knowledge, it can be considered as a/an:

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

3. What is no longer compatible to faith?

4. The _______ way, which Nietzsche asserts was nobler, consisted in resisting what is self-evident.

5. People often cannot recognize philosophies of other:

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