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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 question: "Why are some people weakened by ______, while others gain strength from it?"
2. If memory were not a part of these past cultures, then the __________ nature of many of these cultures would have been lost.
3. A more compelling way to occupy the mind is to ____________, according to the author.
(a) Go back to school.
(d) Watch movies.
4. There was a time when people were parts of a family because the ______________ required it.
5. Some people have learned to control the ___________ in such a way that lining the optimal experience become a reality.
Short Answer Questions
1. Those with autoletic personalities tend to find _________ in nearly any situation through mental stimulation and attitude.
2. Memory is an important part of every culture and is required to move ahead in any ___________ system.
3. Optimal flow does not present _________ conditions on where it may reside, according to the author.
4. ________ is certainly one thing that is responsible for causing grief in a person's life, according to the author.
5. The act of doing a job that one loves while incorporating ____________ would almost guarantee a sense of flow.
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the one most complex and rewarding relationships one will ever deal with?
2. What are the two basic responses to stress that people tend to fall into when they are faced with such a challenge?
3. What does each person have to determine for himself in relation to work and how much to work?
4. What kind of animals does the author say that humans are by nature?
5. What does the author say that solitude can provide to a person who seeks it out?
6. What does the author believe happens when the mind doesn't have any real demands for its attention?
7. What happens to those people in a society who are shunned and taken out of the community where they live?
8. What does striving for flow seem like for a person who is having trouble making ends meet 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. Despite all that has been determined about happiness, what do some people believe are the only things needed for happiness?
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