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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Book 2: Appendix 7.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What happened to La Tour's reputation as a result of the rise of the new Art of Versailles?
(a) His reputation didn't change, but his fans were more loyal than ever.
(b) He was forgotten, and his works were attributed to other artists.
(c) He became even more famous and well-known.
(d) He was forced to change his style to remain popular.
2. Which is NOT a type of progress the author mentions at the end of Appendix 6?
3. According to the author, what is the most important effect of the first technique mentioned in Appendix 1?
(a) A marked increase in the subject's ability to see things with their eyes closed.
(b) Subjects perceiving that they are able to communicate with a higher power.
(c) The rarity of negative side effects in users.
(d) The cheapness and availability of the substance used.
4. According to the author, in Appendix 2 what was the result of our ancestors' winter diets?
(a) They often had cravings for foods that weren't available to them, which made them irritable.
(b) They lost a great deal of weight during the winter.
(c) They sometimes died because they went out searching for food when the weather was still inclement and wintry.
(d) By spring, they were suffering from scurvy and pellagra.
5. To what field of science does the author compare the human mind at the beginning of "Heaven and Hell"?
Short Answer Questions
1. The substance being tested has been used by Native Americans of what region for hundreds of years?
2. What is the main reason for conducting the experiment in which the author participates?
3. The author states in Appendix 3 that the cinematographic art of the distorted documentary seems to presage the end of what?
4. How are many visionaries received by others, according to the author?
5. What were the two primary uses of the science of "pyrotechny," according to the author?
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