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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Pound believe is NOT a cold subject?
(a) Economics.
(b) Business.
(c) Biology.
(d) History.

2. According to Pound, everyone is bothered by bad what?
(a) Friends.
(b) Tones.
(c) Experiences.
(d) Vibes.

3. Pound rejects the view that who should not study moral philosophy?
(a) The young.
(b) Pagans.
(c) Christians.
(d) College students.

4. How does Pound describe the title "Guide to Kulchur?"
(a) Symbolic.
(b) Intentional.
(c) Ridiculous.
(d) Allegorical.

5. What happens to civilization when people prefer a small amount of great things to a large amount of average things?
(a) It becomes respectable.
(b) It becomes cultured.
(c) It becomes influential.
(d) It becomes powerful.

6. Who have asked for almost no freedoms save to commit acts contrary to the general good?
(a) Liberals.
(b) Fascists.
(c) Conservatives.
(d) Anarchists.

7. Where does sovereignty rest, according to Pound?
(a) Money.
(b) Military might.
(c) Culture.
(d) Blood.

8. How many pages of notes did Pound use in writing "And Therefore Tending?"
(a) 1.
(b) 10.
(c) 40.
(d) 100.

9. Whose "Nicomachean Ethics" does Pound analyze?
(a) Plato.
(b) Confucious.
(c) Sophocles.
(d) Aristotle.

10. What Italian intellectuals does Pound admire?
(a) Communist.
(b) Anarchist.
(c) Fascist.
(d) Democratic.

11. What essay is the the main title for the subtitle: "Is what you can pick up and/or get in touch with, by talk with the most intelligence men of the period?"
(a) "The Culture of an Age."
(b) "The Novel and So Forth."
(c) "Time Lag."
(d) "Precedents."

12. What is said of the intellect of the man discussed in the epilogue?
(a) Above-average.
(b) Genius.
(c) Average.
(d) Mediocre.

13. How does the reader know which essays should be read?
(a) They should all be read.
(b) The ones to be read are marked with an asterisk in the Table of Contents.
(c) Only one should be read.
(d) Pound lists them.

14. What does Pound say American can learn from?
(a) Chinese history.
(b) The Constitution.
(c) Native American culture.
(d) European education models.

15. Why would Pound not give the first book of the "Nicomachean Ethics" to a young man?
(a) It is poorly written.
(b) It is incomplete.
(c) It confuses.
(d) It is meant to be read last.

Short Answer Questions

1. The man discussed in the epilogue is described as the last ______ mind.

2. How many essays does Pound suggest the reader actually read?

3. What organization does Pound criticize in "Government?"

4. The epilogue discusses a man from what city?

5. Where were people sent for systemized information in Pound's youth?

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