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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does the author say is the young man's position in relation to philosophy?
(a) The young man's position is mildly at odds with philosophy.
(b) The young man's position is indifferent to philosophy.
(c) The young man's position is anathema to philosophy.
(d) The young man's position is friendly to philosophy.
2. What does the author call the young man's intellectual capacities?
(c) Truly remarkable.
(d) Beyond genius.
3. What kind of person does the author say the young man is like?
(a) A mute person.
(b) A deaf person.
(c) A flying person.
(d) A dying person.
4. What does the author claim the aesthetic is?
(a) The aesthetic is that by which a person becomes what he becomes.
(b) The aesthetic is that by which a person spontaneously arouses the essence of someone else.
(c) The aesthetic is a mystery that is fundamentally unknowable.
(d) The aesthetic is that by which a person spontaneously is what he is.
5. What does the author assert is more important than cultivating one's mind?
(a) Gathering wealth.
(b) Traveling widely.
(c) Developing one's personality.
(d) Cultivating one's garden.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the author anticipate will be the young man's first objection to married life?
2. Why does the author say he fights for Either/Or in his letter to the young man?
3. What does Either/Or represent?
4. What does the author urge the young man to do with his "droll fancies"?
5. What does the author say happens to people who deceive others for an extended period?
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