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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. From whence does the author believe visionary experiences originate?
(a) From the Mind-at-large.
(b) From the user's racial memory.
(c) From the user's imagination.
(d) From the user's memories.
2. What affects one's ability to have visionary experiences, according to the author, if one is using the first method mentioned in Appendix 1?
(a) The amount of substance that is allowed to reach the brain.
(b) The duration of use.
(c) The person's disposition before use.
(d) The number of times a person has used.
3. What does the author say about vision-inducing devices and effects at the beginning of Appendix 3?
(a) They have played a greater role in fine art than in popular entertainment.
(b) They have played a greater role in popular entertainment than in fine arts.
(c) They have played a greater role in popular entertainment than in religion.
(d) They have played a greater role in religion than in fine art.
4. Artificial lighting gave, according to the author, a new visionary quality to what form of ancient art?
5. What is the second technique, described by the author in Appendix 1, for inducing a visionary state?
(a) Use of various sound frequencies.
(b) Use of ambient music.
(c) Use of a repetitive hand movement.
(d) Use of a stroboscopic lamp.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which of these is NOT something with which schizophrenics have lost touch, according to the author?
2. According to the author, at the end of Appendix 1 what is one claim that is made almost universally by visionaries?
3. According to the author in Appendix 6, what opens the doors of heaven, hell, and limbo for the living?
4. According to the author, where do the mentally-ill people discussed at the beginning of Appendix 6 spend their time?
5. Upon what evidence does the author base his comparison of a schizophrenic's experiences?
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