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Goldian VandenBroeck
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 10.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Leisure is not the same thing as _________, according to the book, and it needs to be approached in a different way.
(a) Laziness.
(b) Idleness.
(c) Poverty.
(d) Truth.

2. The book points out that it is difficult to leave a life that has comfort in __________ and the easy life.
(a) Numbers.
(b) Money.
(c) Materialism.
(d) Idols.

3. _________ is something that lies within each man, and in the traditional wisdom of mankind, according to the book.
(a) Truth.
(b) Virtue.
(c) Contentment.
(d) Resolution.

4. Schumacher believes that modern ___________ is destroying the planet, according to the book.
(a) Retirement funding.
(b) Technology.
(c) Living.
(d) Media.

5. Gandhi calls the process of getting rid of what he owned a removal of a _________ from his shoulders, according to the book.
(a) Bag.
(b) Burden.
(c) Monkey.
(d) Rope.

Short Answer Questions

1. Seneca dismayed that ______ was too easy to remove from the Earth as this might have been the beginning of the downfall of man.

2. When we don't hold onto anything, we can _______ without fear of losing our affluence.

3. The need to develop __________ is essential in providing energy for the world's population, according to the book.

4. It is not a good idea to put too much emphasis on one's __________ at the detriment of leisure, according to the book.

5. A trip to ________ creates passion in Francis when he is confronted with true destitution, according to the book.

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