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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. The author ends "The History of Philosophy Is ...?" with the claim that discoveries are made by whom?
(a) The lucky.
(b) The studious.
(c) Uneducated and the unenlightened.
(d) Gluttons and addicts.

2. Who was the grandfather of Descartes?
(a) Thomas More.
(b) Dante.
(c) Francis of Assisi.
(d) Aquinas.

3. What country's textbooks are addressed in "Textbooks?"
(a) Italy.
(b) France.
(c) Germany.
(d) Holland.

4. Pound describes the "Tempio Malatestiano" as both an apex and a(n) ______.
(a) Travesty.
(b) Stereotype.
(c) Failure.
(d) Innovation.

5. What qualifies Pound to give the advice he does in "Maxims of Prudence?"
(a) HIs political affiliation.
(b) His education.
(c) His religion.
(d) His age.

Short Answer Questions

1. What of Pound's is rebuked in "Human Wishes?"

2. How many pages is "Italy?"

3. What is the first essay in Section II?

4. "Italy" argues that a vast civilization is contained within a few hundred Italian what?

5. What type of education does the author address in "The History of Philosophy Is ...?"

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Pound feel about "The New Learning?"

2. Why does Pound commend Aristotle in "The History of Philosophy Is ...?"

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

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

5. Why does Pound say he created "Digest of the Analects?"

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

7. What does "Vortex" say about sculpture?

8. What does Pound say about old philosophy in comparison to men of his age in "Totalitarian?"

9. What is the purpose of the essay "Guide?"

10. Why did the Catholic Church lose to Luther, according to Pound?

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