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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 does Pound discuss at the beginning of "Sparta 776 B.C.?"
(a) Government in the ancient period.
(b) Philosophy in the ancient period.
(c) Money in the ancient period.
(d) War in the ancient period.

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

3. In "Kulchur: Part Two," the author denies that knowledge is what?
(a) Key.
(b) Wisdom.
(c) Valuable.
(d) Culture.

4. What author does Pound say is discussed enough, but not often read as a poet?
(a) D.H. Lawrence.
(b) Shakespeare.
(c) Oscar Wilde.
(d) T. S. Eliot.

5. How many essays are in Part IV, Section VII?
(a) Four.
(b) Two.
(c) One.
(d) Three.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. What recent social encyclical comments on economic matters?

3. In Part IV, Section VII, Pound discusses "The ______ of Human Wishes".

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

5. Who was the grandfather of Descartes?

Short Essay Questions

1. Explain the two sorts of ideas Pound identifies in "The New Learning."

2. Explain the essay "Values."

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

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

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

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

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

8. Why does Pound say Jefferson was wise in "Human Wishes?"

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

10. What does Pound say about professional philosophers before and after Liebniz?

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