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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. What types of artists are the subject of the author's observations in "Guide?"
(a) Painters.
(b) Installation artists.
(c) Performance artists.
(d) Sculptors.

2. What length best describes the essays in Section I?
(a) Long.
(b) Medium.
(c) Short.
(d) Book-length.

3. What type of people are the subject of "Sophists?"
(a) Psychologists.
(b) Physicians.
(c) Philosophers.
(d) Painters.

4. How many essays are contained in Section II?
(a) Two.
(b) Five.
(c) Six.
(d) Four.

5. What composer does the author comment on in "Kulchur: Part Two?"
(a) Vivaldi.
(b) Mozart.
(c) Bach.
(d) Beethoven.

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. Who is the author walking through a range of different artists in "Guide?"

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

5. Who does Pound say was wise to oppose usury?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. What explanation does Pound give for translated Greek tragedies being boring?

3. What is Montessori education?

4. How do the ideas of examination of conscience and the decline of culture fit together in Pound's "Tradition?"

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

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

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

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

9. According to Pound, why do people write?

10. What elements are included in poetry, according to "March 12th"?

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