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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Every movement of humanity and _______ is one that leads toward simplicity, according to the book.
(a) Grace.
(b) Peace.
(c) Justice.
(d) Spirit.

2. The rich are actually _________ to their own wealth, having to do much in order to keep it around.
(a) Soldiers.
(b) Leaders.
(c) Purveyors.
(d) Slaves.

3. ________ is seen as a non-productive luxury that stands in the way of one's true worth in the world, according to the book.
(a) Honor.
(b) Ego.
(c) Value.
(d) Peace.

4. The civilized world lacks philosophers and _______ who can warn against the destructiveness of materialism.
(a) Teachers.
(b) Singers.
(c) Priests.
(d) Therapists.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Health and _________ are just two of the many aspects of life that are not for sale.

2. The wise and _______ man has always made it a goal to be unencumbered by things or wealth, according to the book.

3. ________ says that the only purpose of having money is to use it. There can be no other reason, according to the book.

4. Mildred Binns Young wrote a piece in 1939 that was called, "Toward a ___________ Poverty," according to the book.

5. Starting off this section is the poem "Lady ________" which talks more about the life of simplicity and what it has to offer."

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