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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Book 2: Appendix 6.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. According to the author, what did Ben Jonson fail to understand about theatrical spectacle?
(a) It was able to transport people and give them wondrous experiences.
(b) The actors' talent was more important to the success of the performance than the script.
(c) It was something which could be enjoyed by people of all ages and classes.
(d) The set and visual components are just as important, perhaps more so, than the words.
2. What development contributed greatly, according to the author, to pageantry and theatrical spectacle?
(a) Mass production of clothing and jewelry.
(b) Widespread literacy.
(c) Artificial lighting.
3. Which is NOT a practice that mimics the effects which result from the first technique described in Appendix 1?
(b) Yogic breathing.
4. According to the author, what did one subject see while under the effects of mescalin and the second technique described in Appendix 1?
(a) A phoenix of undulating rainbow colors.
(b) A Japanese landscape.
(c) A vision of Hell.
(d) A vision of Heaven.
5. What results were produced when a researcher prodded parts of the brain with a fine electrode?
(a) The subjects were able to learn new languages and skills more efficiently.
(b) Various parts of the subjects' bodies twitched.
(c) The subjects experienced a variety of emotions.
(d) The subjects recalled detailed and distant memories.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which is NOT a type of progress the author mentions at the end of Appendix 6?
2. To whom does the author attribute the concept of Hades, mentioned in Appendix 6?
3. According to the author, what are the odds of a negative reaction with the second technique described in Appendix 1?
4. What do schizophrenics share with other psychotics, according to the author?
5. According to the author, what is the most important effect of the first technique mentioned in Appendix 1?
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