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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. Others may think a person who turns down a promotion to be __________, but this person may have simply decided that the stress and responsibility were too much.
2. Daydreaming may take focus from the task at hand, it can encourage the dreamer to strengthen mental pursuits and expand the __________.
(a) Understanding of spirit.
(c) Belief system.
(d) Positive attitude.
3. For some people, __________ is a key factor in their happiness and in achieving their state of flow.
(b) A bomb shelter.
4. Memory may also be useful in maintaining __________ in otherwise horrific conditions, according to the author.
5. The mind tends to wander to the most __________ thoughts that are current residing in the brain when it is not fully captured.
Short Answer Questions
1. While it's been said that flow can be achieved through physical activity, the ________ can also help to generate this flow.
2. A person who wants ______________ will need to work more than a nomad who has no responsibilities or material needs.
3. What's interesting is that so many optimal experiences occur with ____________ because the relationships tend to be the strongest.
4. No matter what happens in life, many experts do believe that people are able to adjust and eventually will be able to find _________ once more.
5. A person should seek to form a job in such a way that it resembles a _______ activity, such as weaving or hunting.
Short Essay Questions
1. Despite all that has been determined about happiness, what do some people believe are the only things needed for happiness?
2. What becomes a distant memory as the economy demands more of a person's time at work?
3. What happens when the body is not involved in physical activity, according to the author?
4. What are some of the downsides of solitude when it is not actively pursued for a person?
5. What kind of animals does the author say that humans are by nature?
6. Why might turning down a promotion to a higher paying job be a better idea for some?
7. What does each person have to determine for himself in relation to work and how much to work?
8. What can the use of one's memory help a person do in his life?
9. What are the three basic things a person needs to cope with the obstacles in one's life, according to this section of the book?
10. What used to be the reason for people to get married to each other, though the reasons have changed today?
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