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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 12.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The only true solution for a return to the truly ______ life is to remove oneself from the false set of values, according to the book.
(a) Rich.
(b) Happy.
(c) Content.
(d) Truthful.

2. In the book of Timothy, the Bible says that the love of ____ is the root of all evil, according to the book.
(a) Truth.
(b) Power.
(c) Pain.
(d) Money.

3. _________ is the writer who describes the difference between inflicted poverty and voluntary poverty.
(a) William James.
(b) John Milton.
(c) Ivan Illich.
(d) Dorothy Day.

4. The _________ issues a report in 1974 that suggests a zero population growth in the world.
(a) Census.
(b) US Department of Health.
(c) Ford Foundation.
(d) US military.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. The civilized world lacks philosophers and _______ who can warn against the destructiveness of materialism.

2. Seneca proclaims that the _______ provided by nature is adequately abundant, even though most people do not realize it or recognize it.

3. No man is without _______, whether he is gainfully employed or not, according to the book.

4. After meeting with the _________, Francis decides to give up all that he owns and he lives a life of poverty, according to the book.

5. Whitman is against living with animals because they are not demented with the _________ of owning things, according to the book.

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