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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Since when has American been imbecilic, according to Pound?
2. Pound rejects the view that who should not study moral philosophy?
(b) College students.
(d) The young.
3. What area of writing is the focus of "The Promised Land?"
(b) Wilde's drama.
(d) English verse.
4. How does Pound describe "And Therefore Tending?"
(a) An educational essay.
(b) A brochure.
(c) An ode.
(d) A mission statement.
5. Whose culture is discussed in "The Promised Land?"
6. Whose poetry does Pound want people to appreciate?
(a) Samuel Johnson.
(b) T. S. Eliot.
(c) George Gordon, Lord Byron.
(d) William Blake.
7. What does Pound say "suits monkeys?"
8. What is based on ignoble elements?
9. How does Pound describe most Protestant parsons?
10. Whose merits does Pound expound on in "Study of Physiognomy?"
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 Novel and So Forth."
(b) "Time Lag."
(c) "The Culture of an Age."
12. What progresses through reviving the old and messing it up?
13. Who does not measure up to Confucius, Homer, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance or even the present, according to "Pergamena Deest?"
(a) Dr. Johnson.
(c) William Blake.
(d) Thomas Hobbes.
14. With what discussion does Pound open "The Recurring Decimal?"
15. What is infamy and based on ignorance of the nature of money?
(a) The business model.
(b) The loan system.
(c) The banking system.
(d) The tax system.
Short Answer Questions
1. The epilogue discusses a man from what city?
2. What habit does America have about history, according to Pound?
3. What are men drunk with in philosophy?
4. Who does Pound want to write for?
5. Philosophy leads to the two mystical states of the ecstatic and ______ others.
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