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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 long is "Maxims of Prudence?"
(a) Five pages.
(b) Three pages.
(c) Ten pages.
(d) One page.
2. Who is the author walking through a range of different artists in "Guide?"
(b) The uneducated.
(c) The products of American artists.
3. According to Pound, what nation is not civilized?
4. Where will newness NOT be missed?
(a) Public education.
(b) Daily newspapers.
(d) Family oral traditions.
5. What qualifies Pound to give the advice he does in "Maxims of Prudence?"
(a) HIs political affiliation.
(b) His education.
(c) His age.
(d) His religion.
Short Answer Questions
1. The moderns have a vortex of will and ______.
2. What is the second sort of idea addressed in "The New Learning Part One?"
3. Civilization involves a sound balance of what?
4. What philosopher is the subject of the first essay in Section I?
5. In "The History of Philosophy Is ...?" the author notes that many philosophers tried to understand the world totally apart from what?
Short Essay Questions
1. Where did Pound work that contributed to his view of clerics? What is his view of clerics?
2. Explain the essay "Values."
3. How do the ideas of examination of conscience and the decline of culture fit together in Pound's "Tradition?"
4. What does Pound say about philosophers in the opening of "The History of Philosophy Is ...?"
5. What does Pound say about code-worship in "Books 'About'"?
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. According to Pound, why do people write?
9. What does Pound say about professional philosophers before and after Liebniz?
10. What does Pound say about the lowest noises that can be heard?
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