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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Book II, Chapter XX.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How many steps are on the ladder of love?
(c) A hundred.
2. In Book II, Chapter XVII, who is given the knowledge of the divine?
(a) No one.
(b) Not everyone.
(c) Only priests.
3. What is the main topic of Book II, Chapter XVII?
(a) Secret knowledge.
(b) The path to heaven.
(c) God's fury.
(d) The temptation of sin.
4. In Book I, Chapter VIII, what does the second night purify?
(a) Spiritual luxury.
(b) The sensual.
(c) The soul.
(d) God's love.
5. Why does the soul become secure after passing through the dark night, according to St. John?
(a) It has become like God.
(b) It has forgiven God's mistakes.
(c) It has found itself.
(d) It has become strong in sin.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the soul do on the sixth step of the ladder of love, according to Book II, Chapter XX?
2. St. John writes that because of the goodness of God's divine wisdom, the soul actually feels as if it is being what?
3. What is another name for avarice?
4. What happens when the soul has a more complete purging, according to the author?
5. When the souls on earth are purged, with what do they become infused, according to Book II, Chapter XII?
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