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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. Being able to expand the consciousness infinitely would render humans __________, according to the author.
2. Consciousness is actually a __________ process even though it is able to override genetics in order to become self-directed.
3. At other times, a well-planned event may exceed one's expectations to such a degree that it can cause one to experience __________.
4. Another condition of flow is how the __________ affects a person's goals and desires for their lives.
5. The author believes that the final analysis of the _________ order of the consciousness is incomplete and that it requires further study.
Short Answer Questions
1. One can almost experience flow before a ____________ event because of the love of the art.
2. When the man is trying to find out why he got passed over for the job, what is the first reaction the author says he could have?
3. What is NOT one of the areas that the author cites has having altered the course of during the book?
4. When events or information clashes with a person's sense of self, then _____________ entropy can occur.
5. Without consciousness, the author says, humans would only be able to _________ instinctively to all circumstances.
Short Essay Questions
1. What can the idea of flow teach a person to do in relation to his life and happiness?
2. What does the author think would happen if a person did not have a consciousness?
3. How are people's perceptions affected, according to the author of this book?
4. What might happen if a person were to burst into an office demanding answers as to why they got passed over for a promotion?
5. What are the conditions in which flow can be experienced, according to the author at the start of the chapter?
6. What is the difference between pleasure and enjoyment, according to the author of the book?
7. Where does flow tend to occur most often in life, according to the author?
8. What are the five key factors that can assure that a child may have an optimum experience in his life?
9. What does Csikszentmihalyi mean when he talks about the idea of an autotelic person?
10. How does the author say that happiness can be achieved, as he does not believe it is an unattainable goal?
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