Mid-Book Test - Easy
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This quiz consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What social force does man rely on from others?
2. What war do many consider to be ultimate victory for freedom, according to Fromm?
(a) The American Revolution.
(b) World War II.
(c) The French Revolution.
(d) World War I.
3. Why is man unable to to realize his individuality when discovering his freedom?
(a) He is unable to govern himself.
(b) He is unaware of the power of his actions.
(c) He does not care about his individuality.
(d) He feels too guilty.
4. Which writer recognized man's lust for power?
5. What is static adaptation?
(a) Adaptation that requires no change.
(b) When an existing structure is only partially changed.
(c) The adoption of a new habit.
(d) The habit is modified but not changed completely.
6. When are fears most likely to be flexible?
7. In "Freedom-A Psychological Problem," how does Fromm define work?
(a) Work is anything man does for the group.
(b) Work is concrete and part of an economic system.
(c) Work is anything man does for himself.
(d) Work is whatever the individual wants it to be.
8. What independent business does Fromm reference as a model for the new middle class?
(c) Gas station owners.
9. Which workers was the medieval economy based on?
(a) Craftsmen and merchants.
10. Why did the middle class see an increase in white-collar workers?
(a) Big business expansion.
(b) Political reform.
(c) Increased education.
11. Who described the fearful individual as tormented by self-doubt?
12. What was a positive social aspect of the Middle Ages?
(c) Loss of self.
(d) Increased individual freedom.
13. What develops as a child grows and primary ties are cut?
(a) The desire for freedom and independence increases.
(b) The desire for freedom and independence remains unchanged.
(c) There is no correlation.
(d) The desire for freedom and independence decreases.
14. What church dominated religion during the Middle Ages?
(a) The Catholic Church.
15. Why would Fromm view the action of man eating the forbidden fruit as a positive act?
(a) Man took a step toward becoming an individual.
(b) Man fought against nature.
(c) Man separated himself from woman.
(d) Man took a risk.
Short Answer Questions
1. What example does Fromm use to point out a contradiction of freedom?
2. Which of the following was NOT a restriction during the Middle Ages?
3. What is a consequence for man eating the forbidden fruit?
4. How has the role of the "boss" changed in the modern world?
5. What did man lose as a result of his new-found freedom during the Renaissance?
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