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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 essays are contained in Section I?
(a) Three.
(b) Nine.
(c) Five.
(d) Seven.

2. What does the author see as swiftness in a given field?
(a) Being genuine.
(b) Being compassionate.
(c) Being a leader.
(d) Being strong.

3. What is the second sort of idea addressed in "The New Learning Part One?"
(a) Ideas that guide action and serve as rules of conduct.
(b) Ideas that exist and are discussed in a vacuum.
(c) Ideas that are meant to lead culture to evolve.
(d) Ideas that do not actually exist.

4. What of Pound's is rebuked in "Human Wishes?"
(a) Letter to the Editor.
(b) Defense of poetry.
(c) Slap-dash.
(d) Apology to T. S. Eliot.

5. Whose ideas must the Catholic Church take seriously in order revive?
(a) Liebniz.
(b) Plato.
(c) Pope John Paul II.
(d) Luther.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the effect Pound sees in usury?

2. Civilization involves a sound balance of what?

3. What kind of minds are of great value, especially in a rotted milieu?

4. Ancient Chinese sculpture had a vortex of intense ______.

5. Whose preface does Pound label as "urbane?"

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Pound say about code-worship in "Books 'About'"?

2. How does Pound describe the Greeks and Christians in "Sparta 776 B.C.?"

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

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

5. Give an example of aesthetic criticism in "Guide to Kulchur".

6. What does Pound say about Shakespeare's plays? About his poetry?

7. What does Pound say about knowledge and culture in "Guide to Kulchur: Part Two"?

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

9. According to Pound, why do people write?

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

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