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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How many pages is "Italy?"
(a) Seven.
(b) Three.
(c) One.
(d) Two.

2. What is the first essay in Section II?
(a) "Vortex."
(b) "Ici Je Teste."
(c) "Tradition."
(d) "Great Bass."

3. Most of the focus in "Guide" is on intellectuals from what country?
(a) France.
(b) Italy.
(c) England.
(d) The United States.

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

5. What is the initial focus of "Ici Je Teste?"
(a) European education models.
(b) Aquinas and Descartes.
(c) The Catholic Church.
(d) American history.

Short Answer Questions

1. What recent social encyclical comments on economic matters?

2. When the author presents examples in "Aeschylus and ...," what does he say he is doing?

3. The author says discoveries are made by men who can what?

4. What is compared to culture in the essay "Vortex?"

5. What requirement for confirmation in Christianity does Pound lament in the essay "Tradition?"

Short Essay Questions

1. Why does Pound say Jefferson was wise in "Human Wishes?"

2. Why are the Victorians significant to Pound?

3. What does Pound say about the Catholic encyclical Quadrigesimo Anno?

4. What does Pound seek in "Guide to Kulchur: Part Two"?

5. What does Pound say about Plato in "To Recapitulate?"

6. What did H. L. Mencken write to Pound about usury? What was Pound's response?

7. What are the two mystical states explained by Pound? How do they affect philosophers?

8. What does "Maxims of Prudence" say about collaborating with men?

9. What is usury? How does Pound relate usury to rulers of people?

10. In what book of "And Therefore Tending" does Pound's view of Aristotle change? How does it change?

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