Less Is More: The Art of Voluntary Poverty: An Anthology of Ancient and... Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

Goldian VandenBroeck
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Much has been given to those from whom much will be required, thus men are neither equally gifted or __________, according to the book.
(a) Glorified.
(b) Burdened.
(c) Impoverished.
(d) Pained.

2. ________, to the rich, is as much an affliction as poverty may be to the poor, according to the book.
(a) Luxury.
(b) Peace.
(c) Sadness.
(d) Denial.

3. Solutions to the health problems of wealth can be found in the restoration of ________, according to the book.
(a) The middle class.
(b) Balance.
(c) Stability.
(d) Values.

4. What is NOT listed as one of the world's new teachers in relation to materialism, according to the book?
(a) Terrorism.
(b) Genocide.
(c) Pollution.
(d) Suicide.

5. Only with a limitation of one's possessions can one realize their true _________ in the world, according to the book.
(a) Power.
(b) Worth.
(c) Connection.
(d) Purpose.

6. After meeting with the _________, Francis decides to give up all that he owns and he lives a life of poverty, according to the book.
(a) Bishop.
(b) Woman.
(c) Priest.
(d) Pope.

7. Gandhi feels pulled into the ________, so he gives up what he has so as to not be influenced by outside sources.
(a) Political coil.
(b) Mortal coil.
(c) Truthful wisdom.
(d) Soulful life.

8. Seneca proclaims that the _______ provided by nature is adequately abundant, even though most people do not realize it or recognize it.
(a) Wealth.
(b) Luxuries.
(c) Enough.
(d) Products.

9. Francis contemplates ___________ to a noble and wealthy woman, but reality strikes him later of this choice.
(a) Commitment.
(b) Marriage.
(c) Giving what he owns.
(d) Giving a child.

10. Gandhi realized that the more he gave away, the ________ it became, according to the book and to his own personal experience.
(a) Honorable.
(b) Easier.
(c) Harder.
(d) More plentiful.

11. A ________ proverb points out that the gods only laugh at man when men pray to them for wealth, according to the book.
(a) Chinese.
(b) Japanese.
(c) Korean.
(d) Spanish.

12. Jeremy _______ writes that the status we call poverty is actually supposed to be called nature, according to the book and to the way he thinks.
(a) Truthseeker.
(b) Taylor.
(c) Saylor.
(d) Smith.

13. The goal of the frugal __________ is the goal of the man who needs some, but doesn't want to be weighed down by possessions.
(a) Lifestyle.
(b) Life.
(c) Plenty.
(d) Mindset.

14. According to Epicurus, being too _______ has its downside, illustrating the idea that moderation is a lesson to be learned in life, according to the book.
(a) Truthful.
(b) Powerful.
(c) Frugal.
(d) Rich.

15. It is in the deeper _______ that man must explore in order to find his true worth, according to the book.
(a) Hemisphere.
(b) Cerebral cortex.
(c) Heart.
(d) Cerebellum.

Short Answer Questions

1. Man must get rid of all he owns in order to tap into the ________ which lie within him, according to the book.

2. Today's economic structure is built to support the relatively few but super _________ in society.

3. Louis Mercier speaks of the _________ of the rich, how their furniture can seem like stage pieces, according to the book.

4. The celebrations of the rich are like __________, according to Mercier when he speaks in this section of the book.

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

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