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Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. Who does not measure up to Confucius, Homer, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance or even the present, according to "Pergamena Deest?"
(a) William Blake.
(b) Aristotle.
(c) Thomas Hobbes.
(d) Dr. Johnson.

3. What roots were the Church fathers lifted from?
(a) Aramaic.
(b) Persian.
(c) Greek.
(d) Hebrew.

4. What area of writing is the focus of "The Promised Land?"
(a) Wilde's drama.
(b) English verse.
(c) Shakespeare.
(d) Haiku.

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

6. Whose merits does Pound expound on in "Study of Physiognomy?"
(a) Chaucer.
(b) Sophocles.
(c) Shakespeare.
(d) Ovid.

7. What does Pound recommend in "Precedents?"
(a) Important artists.
(b) Important writers.
(c) Important composers.
(d) Important philosophers.

8. Where did Pound waste time studying?
(a) New York.
(b) Madrid.
(c) London.
(d) Paris.

9. 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) "Time Lag."
(b) "The Novel and So Forth."
(c) "Precedents."
(d) "The Culture of an Age."

10. Which of the following institutions does Pound say is seen in the world today?
(a) Monarchy.
(b) Anarchy.
(c) Democracy.
(d) Aristocracy.

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

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

13. How does Pound describe "And Therefore Tending?"
(a) A brochure.
(b) A mission statement.
(c) An ode.
(d) An educational essay.

14. What author is addressed at the beginning of "Study of Physiognomy?"
(a) Aristotle.
(b) Rousseau.
(c) Tennyson.
(d) Eliot.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. British observers have had a tone of disgust since when?

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

3. What does Pound say has become a nuisance in various European countries?

4. What is religious in "The Proof of the Pudding?"

5. What are men drunk with in philosophy?

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