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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. Who is the author of "Guide to Kulchur"?
(a) T. S. Eliot.
(b) William Shakespeare.
(c) W. E. B. DuBois.
(d) Ezra Pound.

2. Who does the author claim was a great man in "Values?"
(a) Hitler.
(b) Castro.
(c) Lenin.
(d) Mussolini.

3. What requirement for confirmation in Christianity does Pound lament in the essay "Tradition?"
(a) Confession.
(b) A course of intense study.
(c) Allegience to an outdated religious model.
(d) Examination of consciousness.

4. What aspect of Greek epics have been given insufficient attention, according to Pound?
(a) Their lessons.
(b) Their settings.
(c) Their characters.
(d) Their authors.

5. What philosopher is the subject of the first essay in Section I?
(a) Lao Tzu.
(b) Aristotle.
(c) Confucius.
(d) Descartes.

Short Answer Questions

1. According to Pound, who was the last of the philosophers to really "get hold of something" and among the last to worry about reconciling churches?

2. What does Pound lament the decline of in "Zweck or the Aim?"

3. Who must cut corners, according to "Kulchur: Part One?"

4. What important structures are discussed in "Examples of Civilization?"

5. Whose ideas must the Catholic Church take seriously in order revive?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. What does "Vortex" say about sculpture?

3. Where did Pound work that contributed to his view of clerics? What is his view of clerics?

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

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

6. What does Pound say about philosophers in the opening of "The History of Philosophy Is ...?"

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

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

9. According to Pound, why do people write?

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

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