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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The philosopher questions what might be achieved through the use or absence of which of the following?
(a) Self-will.
(b) Myth.
(c) Innate knowledge.
(d) Dreams.

2. Nietzsche insists that a refutable theory is one that has not lost its:
(a) Whimsy.
(b) Logic.
(c) Charm.
(d) Point.

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

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

5. Nietzsche states that physiologists should think twice before dismissing the cardinal instinct of _________ in man.
(a) Spirituality.
(b) Hatred.
(c) Self-preservation.
(d) Wisdom.

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

7. Nietzsche says that it is not necessary to get rid of the soul, however one must allow for its:
(a) Revisions.
(b) Rebirth.
(c) Rebellion.
(d) Separation.

8. Nietzsche states that philosophy concepts are not something that will autonomously _______.
(a) Appear.
(b) Blossom.
(c) Destruct.
(d) Evolve.

9. People have no problem refuting which of the following:
(a) Heaven.
(b) Origin of man.
(c) Nietzsche's views.
(d) Devil.

10. Nietzsche states that one must determine the value of:
(a) Prejudice.
(b) Anger.
(c) Change.
(d) Truth.

11. 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) Satisfaction.
(b) Logic.
(c) Truth.
(d) Glory.

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

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

14. The psychologist seeks to dive into what important entity?
(a) Gray matter.
(b) Mire.
(c) Religion.
(d) Soul.

15. Of the many types of passion held for God, who holds the most sincere faith?
(a) Lord.
(b) Wife.
(c) Peasant.
(d) Pastor.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. There may be good things that cause shame if they intimate that one is prone to:

3. Above all else, morality is meant to justify what?

4. Which branch of science is referred to as the "queen of the sciences?"

5. 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:

(see the answer keys)

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