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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. How does Toffler say can we prevent future shock?
(a) By legislating the pace of change.
(b) By limiting patents.
(c) By Ludditism.
(d) By controlling the accelerative thrust.

2. How does Toffler say the future should be greeted?
(a) With equipoise.
(b) With wariness.
(c) With despair.
(d) With unconditional acceptance.

3. What does change affect in a person's psychology?
(a) Their decision-making process.
(b) Their ability to solve problems.
(c) Their ability to acquire language.
(d) Their ability to orient themselves in time and space.

4. How can social change be mitigated?
(a) By examining the consequences of technology.
(b) By restricting industrial growth.
(c) By keeping agriculture local.
(d) By keeping agriculture local.

5. What does Toffler say helps consolidate each identity?
(a) Assemblies.
(b) Rituals.
(c) Heroes.
(d) Unique currency.

Short Answer Questions

1. What power does society have, to resist advancements?

2. What is it that affects a person who is undergoing change?

3. What is a stability zone?

4. What does Toffler say about preventing future shock?

5. What measure would Toffler like to be able to use on society?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is entailed in changing a lifestyle?

2. What physical systems does Toffler associate with illness from change?

3. Why can't the system police itself with regard to new technologies?

4. What did Holmes and Rahe find in their study?

5. How does future shock affect decision-making processes?

6. How will a person's choice of products be affected by super-industrialism?

7. What does a subcult give a person?

8. What is the danger of change in a super-industrial culture?

9. Who does Toffler use as examples of victims of over-stimulation and future shock?

10. What will the place of enclaves be in future society?

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