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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. The author asks the reader to put aside the thought that ___________ can bring happiness to a person.
(a) Material objects.
2. Any action which requires attention from a person will results in the removal of the ability to fully __________ on other things.
(a) Post judgment.
3. Being able to expand the consciousness infinitely would render humans __________, according to the author.
4. Most fakirs and practitioners of other mental disciplines do not hold up to ______________.
(a) The idea of flow.
(b) Standard testing.
(c) The Bible.
5. What is NOT one of the areas that the author cites has having altered the course of during the book?
(a) Geriatric care.
(b) Occupational therapy.
(c) Juvenile rehabilitation.
(d) Government policy.
Short Answer Questions
1. At other times, a well-planned event may exceed one's expectations to such a degree that it can cause one to experience __________.
2. To have happiness, to find _________, one must realize that changing one's reactions is simpler and more effective.
3. ________ can teach a person how to exert the control and thereby steer the consciousness in the direction of joy and harmony.
4. A person can not control __________ or war, according to the author and be brings this up at several times.
5. What is NOT one of the ways in which a person might find happiness, according to the author of the book?
Short Essay Questions
1. Since it is not necessarily the events in one's life that cause happiness, what does the author propose causes the happiness around events?
2. What does Csikszentmihalyi mean when he talks about the idea of an autotelic person?
3. What is a person able to do as a result of having a consciousness, according to the author?
4. What happens to the self during experience, according to the author?
5. When does psychic entropy occur, according to the author when speaking of the presence of self?
6. What does the author want people to realize about the idea of challenges?
7. What does it mean when an event escapes a person's consciousness, according to the author?
8. What can the self give insight into, according to Csikszentmihalyi in this section of the book?
9. How does the author say that happiness can be achieved, as he does not believe it is an unattainable goal?
10. What are some of the ways in which people find happiness, according to the author in the book?
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