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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 were people sent for systemized information in Pound's youth?
2. What does Pound recommend in "Precedents?"
(a) Important writers.
(b) Important artists.
(c) Important composers.
(d) Important philosophers.
3. What area of writing is the focus of "The Promised Land?"
(b) Wilde's drama.
(c) English verse.
4. What is the longest essay of the book?
(a) "Watch the Beaners."
(b) "And Therefore Tending."
(c) "Pergamena Deest."
(d) "Study of Physiognomy."
5. "Arabia Deserta" begins with discussions of old writings that identify high and low what?
(c) Points in history.
Short Answer Questions
1. How many essays does Pound suggest the reader actually read?
2. What is religious in "The Proof of the Pudding?"
3. Pound cites one author as arguing that "Nicomachean Ethics" is a mass of what?
4. Whose influence does Pound think should be respected?
5. Pound rejects the view that who should not study moral philosophy?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Pound say about Plato in "To Recapitulate?"
2. Why are the Victorians significant to Pound?
3. According to "Arabia Deserta". what significance does economics have in a culture?
4. What is the subtitle of "The Culture of an Age"? What does it reveal about Pound and the essay?
5. What does Pound argue about liberalism in "Decline of the Adamses"?
6. What does "Kung" say about Confucius?
7. What significance does Grant have in American history, according to Pound?
8. What makes "Tone" a universal essay?
9. What is the relationship between usury and the arts?
10. What does Pound say matters most, according to "Decline of the Adamses"?
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