Less Is More: The Art of Voluntary Poverty: An Anthology of Ancient and... Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 2.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Health and _________ are just two of the many aspects of life that are not for sale.
(a) Success.
(b) Money.
(c) Freedom.
(d) Truth.

2. Poverty can become a reality when basic _____ have been met and the excess begins to litter one's life with meaninglessness.
(a) Status requirements.
(b) Accounts.
(c) Bills.
(d) Needs.

3. When we don't hold onto anything, we can _______ without fear of losing our affluence.
(a) Speak our mind.
(b) Run away.
(c) Be scared.
(d) Be powerful.

4. William James believes that the fear of _________ is the worst moral disease that society has encountered.
(a) Riches.
(b) Disease.
(c) Death.
(d) Poverty.

5. The values that the rich have created have helped to steal the virtuous aspirations of the __________, according to the book.
(a) Culture.
(b) Museums.
(c) Schools.
(d) Children.

Short Answer Questions

1. The book points out that it is difficult to leave a life that has comfort in __________ and the easy life.

2. True strength lies in the personal indifference and __________ found in untethered property, according to the book.

3. Most people of today do not understand the ________ that awaits them if they choose not to be rich in their lives, according to the book.

4. The rich are actually _________ to their own wealth, having to do much in order to keep it around.

5. It is the ______ man who often bungles his chance to choose his own experience within the confines of wealth.

(see the answer key)

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