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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The author asserts that just as nothing is impossible for God, nothing is impossible for whom?
(a) The religious individual.
(b) The powerful individual.
(c) The humble individual.
(d) The pure individual.

2. What effect does giving of thanks have on first love?
(a) Giving of thanks changes first love to hatred.
(b) Giving of thanks decreases first love.
(c) Giving of thanks augments first love.
(d) Giving of thanks has no effect on first love.

3. First love is equivalent to what type of faith according to the author?
(a) The type of faith the haughty and vain have.
(b) The type of faith that believes there has never been anything but itself.
(c) The type of faith the poor have.
(d) The type of faith that believes itself capable of moving mountains.

4. How does the author describe a couple's connection in a marriage of convenience?
(a) The connection is safe but unrewarding.
(b) The connection is sexy and suffocating.
(c) The connection is immoral and fragile.
(d) The connection is moral but shallow.

5. What is the opening phrase of the work?
(a) "Hey, guy,".
(b) "Ladies and Gentlemen,".
(c) "Red Fox to Chrome Eagle:".
(d) "Dear Friend,".

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

7. To what does the author of the letter compare the young man at the end of this section?
(a) The author compares the young man to the pilot of a ship.
(b) The author compares the young man to a blushing bride.
(c) The author compares the young man to a bull rider.
(d) The author compares the young man to an actor.

8. What creature sends the author into "reverie"?
(a) The elephant.
(b) The tiger.
(c) The catfish.
(d) The jellyfish.

9. Between what two things does the writer say there may exist a significant difference?
(a) There may be a significant difference between the type of wedding reception the bride wants and the type of wedding reception the groom prefers.
(b) There may be a significant difference between how the in-laws are before the wedding and after the wedding.
(c) There may be a significant difference between the time the wedding is scheduled to start and when it actually starts.
(d) There may be a significant difference between how the young man really feels and what the wedding is like.

10. What does an individual become when his heart is open according to the author?
(a) Vengeful.
(b) Eloquent.
(c) Inarticulate.
(d) Merciful.

11. What does the author say the young man he is writing to wants to be?
(a) An archangel.
(b) A pig.
(c) Fate.
(d) A priest.

12. What is the one the thing the author says he thanks God for?
(a) The imperturbability of his soul.
(b) The mutability of his humor.
(c) The extraordinary refinement of his tastes.
(d) The clarity of his vision.

13. What does the author say is the defect of his era?
(a) Ambivalence.
(b) Facism.
(c) Frivolity.
(d) Depression.

14. To what religion does the author say marriage belongs?
(a) Buddhism.
(b) Hinduism.
(c) Islam.
(d) Christianity.

15. In what form is EITHER/OR written?
(a) In the form of an epistle.
(b) In the form of a lecture.
(c) In the form of a casual conversation.
(d) In the form of a code.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why is the author accustomed to writing on this particular object?

2. In addition to having a priority in itself, what other quality does marital love possess according to the author?

3. What is the author of the letter accustomed to writing on?

4. What does the author say the actual experience of love is?

5. What aspect of love does the author say is momentary?

(see the answer keys)

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