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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Book 2: Appendix 1.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How are light and color typically experienced by mescalin users while they are under the influence of the drug?
(a) They appear in geometric shapes, such as buildings or mosaics.
(b) They appear as movement trails and waves.
(c) They appear in natural patterns and tessellations.
(d) They appear in soft, rounded shapes, such as balls or orbs.
2. What is the main reason for conducting the experiment in which the author participates?
(a) A need to catalogue the psychological effects of the drug on someone who already has a psychiatric illness.
(b) A need to understand why the drug has been used in religious and secular ceremonies.
(c) A need to understand the so-called "visionary" experiences associated with the drug.
(d) A need for more comprehensive information regarding the drug's long-term side effects.
3. 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 person's disposition before use.
(b) The duration of use.
(c) The amount of substance that is allowed to reach the brain.
(d) The number of times a person has used.
4. How does the author feel about the passage of time during the experiment?
(a) He feels that time speeds up at times, and slows down at others.
(b) It doesn't matter to him at all.
(c) His perception of time is unchanged.
(d) He is keenly aware of, and saddened by, each passing second.
5. What are the first objects upon which the author intently focuses during the experiment?
(a) The books on his shelves.
(b) Three flowers in a vase on the table.
(c) Some pens and pencils in a cup on his desk.
(d) The table and chairs in the room.
Short Answer Questions
1. In what type of plant is the substance being tested commonly found?
2. What is the potential danger of the second technique described in Appendix 1?
3. What is known about the substance being tested as of the year the experiment is performed?
4. How do utilitarians feel about art?
5. What happens when mescalin or LSD is used in conjunction with the second technique described in Appendix 1?
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