Either/Or Quiz | One Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Book 1, Either/Or : Chapter 10, Equilibrium.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the ethical according to the author?
(a) The ethical is a mystery that is fundamentally unknowable.
(b) The ethical is that by which a person becomes what he becomes.
(c) The ethical is that by which a person spontaneously is what he is.
(d) The ethical is that with which a person punishes a person who misbehaves.

2. What does the author say are the spheres proper to thought?
(a) All of these.
(b) History.
(c) Logic.
(d) Nature.

3. What does the author write is on the other side of the aesthetic?
(a) The romantic.
(b) The hateful.
(c) The joyous.
(d) The indifferent.

4. What does the author say art and poetry do for us?
(a) Art and poetry bore most of us to tears.
(b) Art and poetry torture us with their beauty.
(c) Art and poetry amaze us with the complexity of their construction.
(d) Art and poetry delight us in the moment of consummation.

5. How does marital love manifest itself as historical?
(a) By being a process of history.
(b) By being a process of destroying.
(c) By being a process of assimilation.
(d) By being a process of dominating.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does the author describe the way of history?

2. What is ostensibly one of the most respectable reasons for getting married according to the author?

3. What is the married man's most dangerous enemy according to the author?

4. What is everyone born with a penchant for according to the author?

5. Between what two things does the writer say there may exist a significant difference?

(see the answer key)

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