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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. The epilogue discusses a man with what occupation?
2. What progresses through reviving the old and messing it up?
3. What does Pound say American can learn from?
(a) Chinese history.
(b) European education models.
(c) Native American culture.
(d) The Constitution.
4. Who does Pound want to write for?
(b) The future leaders.
(c) The average man.
(d) The cultured.
5. What habit does America have about history, according to Pound?
(a) Ignoring it.
(b) Rewriting it.
(c) Slanting it.
(d) Arguing it.
Short Answer Questions
1. "Arabia Deserta" begins with discussions of old writings that identify high and low what?
2. Whose influence does Pound think should be respected?
3. How does Pound describe most Protestant parsons?
4. What is the longest essay of the book?
5. What is religious in "The Proof of the Pudding?"
Short Essay Questions
1. What are the two mystical states explained by Pound? How do they affect philosophers?
2. What does Pound say matters most, according to "Decline of the Adamses"?
3. Why are the Victorians significant to Pound?
4. What does Pound argue about liberalism in "Decline of the Adamses"?
5. How does Pound feel about "Guide to Kulchur"? How do you know?
6. What does "Odes: Risks" explain about Confucian teaching?
7. What does Pound say about Communism in "The Proof of the Pudding"?
8. What does Pound say about Protestant parsons in "The Study of Physiognomy"?
9. What is Pound's analysis of Aristotle in "Watch the Beaneries?"
10. What does Pound say about Plato in "To Recapitulate?"
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