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Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. What of Pound's is rebuked in "Human Wishes?"
(a) Letter to the Editor.
(b) Defense of poetry.
(c) Apology to T. S. Eliot.
(d) Slap-dash.

3. What is the second essay in Part IV, Section VII?
(a) "Maxims of Prudence."
(b) "Guide to Kulchur."
(c) "Ici, Je Teste."
(d) "Human Wishes."

4. In "March 12th," who gives serious answers to serious questions?
(a) The philosopher.
(b) Government officials.
(c) The educated man.
(d) The civilized man.

5. What aspect of Greek epics have been given insufficient attention, according to Pound?
(a) Their settings.
(b) Their characters.
(c) Their authors.
(d) Their lessons.

6. What science is addressed in "Kulchur: Part One?"
(a) Psychology.
(b) Physics.
(c) Astronomy.
(d) Biology.

7. Why is a new angle useful in writing?
(a) It shares a new voice in the human experience.
(b) It dispells lies and rumors.
(c) It keeps the historical timeline pure.
(d) It brings newness to different readers.

8. How long is "Maxims of Prudence?"
(a) One page.
(b) Ten pages.
(c) Three pages.
(d) Five pages.

9. Whose financial situation does the author discuss?
(a) Parminedes.
(b) Aristotle.
(c) Zenophanes.
(d) Anaimandros.

10. In whose work does the idea of the vortex lie?
(a) Plato.
(b) Gaudier-Brzeska.
(c) Leibniz.
(d) Descartes.

11. What recent social encyclical comments on economic matters?
(a) Quadrigesimo Anno.
(b) Annus Horribilius.
(c) Summorum Pontificum.
(d) Anglicanorum Coetibus.

12. In "Aeschylus and ..." the author discusses the triumph of ______ over ______ in culture.
(a) History; spirituality.
(b) Spirituality; history.
(c) Meaning; detail.
(d) Detail; meaning.

13. How many pages is "Monumental?"
(a) Five.
(b) Twelve.
(c) Three.
(d) One.

14. What length best describes the essays in Section I?
(a) Medium.
(b) Long.
(c) Book-length.
(d) Short.

15. In "The History of Philosophy Is ...?" the author notes that many philosophers tried to understand the world totally apart from what?
(a) Observation.
(b) Religion.
(c) Science.
(d) Experience.

Short Answer Questions

1. "Savoir Faire" begins by asking what we mean to do when we ______.

2. What composer does the author comment on in "Kulchur: Part Two?"

3. "Europe or The Setting" opens with a discussion of European what?

4. What is not yet rotted by "usury" or the practice of making money from money?

5. "Great Bass: Part One" focuses on the ______ an ear can hear.

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