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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is the married man's most dangerous enemy according to the author?
(a) His wife.
(b) His conscience.
(d) His wife's suitors.
2. What is everyone born with a penchant for according to the author?
(a) Painting pictures.
(b) Descending hills.
(c) Singing songs.
(d) Climbing hills.
3. What does the author accuse the young man of having become?
(a) A prostitute.
(b) A thief.
(c) A liar.
(d) A critic.
4. If one can "lose the whole world" without damaging one's soul, the author of the letter asserts, then what must "one's soul" prove to be?
(a) One's soul must prove to be indifferent to all the finite things in one's immediacy.
(b) One's soul must prove to far vaster and more powerful than every healthy marriage in Denmark.
(c) One's soul cannot possibly exist.
(d) One's soul must be some supernatural forcefield.
5. What is the author's attitude toward depression?
(a) Depression victimizes millions of people.
(b) Depression is the fault of the depressed person.
(c) Depression makes a person wise.
(d) Depression is the most beautiful gift from God.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the author claim he is not?
2. What phrase does the young man fling about according to the author?
3. What does the author claim he has never passed himself off as?
4. What does the author call a poet-existence?
5. What path does nature take according to the author?
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