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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. Where does sovereignty rest, according to Pound?
(a) Blood.
(b) Culture.
(c) Military might.
(d) Money.

2. What does Pound say has become a nuisance in various European countries?
(a) Paganism.
(b) Amateur philosophy.
(c) Public education.
(d) Christianity.

3. What does Pound say American can learn from?
(a) Chinese history.
(b) European education models.
(c) Native American culture.
(d) The Constitution.

4. Which of the following institutions does Pound say is seen in the world today?
(a) Monarchy.
(b) Anarchy.
(c) Democracy.
(d) Aristocracy.

5. Pound cites one author as arguing that "Nicomachean Ethics" is a mass of what?
(a) Nonsense.
(b) Idioms.
(c) Idiocy.
(d) Notes.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who does not measure up to Confucius, Homer, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance or even the present, according to "Pergamena Deest?"

2. What essay is the the main title for the subtitle: "Is what you can pick up and/or get in touch with, by talk with the most intelligence men of the period?"

3. What does Pound believe is NOT a cold subject?

4. Whose poetry does Pound want people to appreciate?

5. Whose merits does Pound expound on in "Study of Physiognomy?"

Short Essay Questions

1. What three institutions are seen in the world, according to "Recapitulate"?

2. Why is "And Therefore Tending" such a long essay? What is its purpose?

3. According to "Arabia Deserta". what significance does economics have in a culture?

4. What does Pound say about Plato in "To Recapitulate?"

5. What does "Kung" say about Confucius?

6. What significance does Grant have in American history, according to Pound?

7. What does pastoral mean? How does Pound use it in "Epilogue?"

8. What does Pound argue about liberalism in "Decline of the Adamses"?

9. What is the subtitle of "The Culture of an Age"? What does it reveal about Pound and the essay?

10. What is the relationship between usury and the arts?

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