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Multiple Choice Questions

1. What kind of piece is "Guide to Kulchur?"
(a) Manifesto.
(b) Opus.
(c) Stunt.
(d) Titular.

2. With what discussion does Pound open "The Recurring Decimal?"
(a) Odes.
(b) Haiku.
(c) Mathematics.
(d) Economics.

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

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

5. How does Pound feel about the philosopher discussed in "To Recapitulate?"
(a) He believes he does not measure up to other philosophers.
(b) He has not read him.
(c) He thinks highly of him.
(d) He believes he should be removed from the canon.

6. England after what suffered from a special darkness?
(a) World War I.
(b) Waterloo.
(c) Little Big Horn.
(d) World War II.

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

8. What opposes the arts, melody, and design?
(a) Usury.
(b) The Victorian Age.
(c) Fascism.
(d) The Industrial Age.

9. The first essay in Part IV, Section IX is "Education or ______."
(a) Wisdom.
(b) Knowledge.
(c) Information.
(d) Culture.

10. Since when has American been imbecilic, according to Pound?
(a) 1900.
(b) 1865.
(c) 1931.
(d) 1776.

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

12. What is religious in "The Proof of the Pudding?"
(a) Art.
(b) Music.
(c) Culture.
(d) Literature.

13. What does Pound say "suits monkeys?"
(a) Dictatorship.
(b) Socialism.
(c) Communism.
(d) Democracy.

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

15. In "Neo-Platonicks Etc.," Pound discusses philosophers that followed who?
(a) Confucious.
(b) Plato.
(c) Neon Nickes.
(d) Hobbes.

Short Answer Questions

1. Whose life does Pound believe was in line with the best modern views?

2. 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?"

3. What roots were the Church fathers lifted from?

4. What does Pound recommend in "Precedents?"

5. How does the reader know which essays should be read?

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