Guide to Kulchur Quiz | Eight Week Quiz E

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part V, Section X, Government, The Recurring Decimal, Decline of the Adamses, Royalty and All That.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Whose autobiography has a lag between his death in 1861 and its publication in 1920?
(a) Hamilton.
(b) Van Buren.
(c) Jackson.
(d) Lincoln.

2. The author ends "The History of Philosophy Is ...?" with the claim that discoveries are made by whom?
(a) The lucky.
(b) The studious.
(c) Uneducated and the unenlightened.
(d) Gluttons and addicts.

3. What makes many great Greek tragedies boring, according to the author?
(a) Attention to meaning above all else.
(b) Detailed translation.
(c) Unrelatable storylines.
(d) Translations of translations.

4. Who is the author walking through a range of different artists in "Guide?"
(a) The uneducated.
(b) Sociologists.
(c) Historians.
(d) The products of American artists.

5. What did the author experience after finishing the book addressed in "Monumental?"
(a) Catharsis.
(b) Sadness.
(c) Anger.
(d) Joy.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the author see as swiftness in a given field?

2. Who must cut corners, according to "Kulchur: Part One?"

3. What does Pound lament the decline of from the 19th century?

4. What qualifies Pound to give the advice he does in "Maxims of Prudence?"

5. What recent social encyclical comments on economic matters?

(see the answer key)

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