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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Barnfield goes on to use ________ to show the ridiculous nature of man when he wants money in his life.
(a) Puns.
(b) Satire.
(c) Rhymes.
(d) Images.

2. It is the ______ man who often bungles his chance to choose his own experience within the confines of wealth.
(a) True.
(b) Rich.
(c) Poor.
(d) Uneducated.

3. The woman represents __________ because men love women, according to the book.
(a) Pain.
(b) Money.
(c) Power.
(d) Arguments.

4. Society looks down upon the poor, thinking that they lack ________ which is what has led them to their position in society.
(a) Education.
(b) Money.
(c) Intelligence.
(d) Ambition.

5. _________ is not the desired goal of the person who wants to be more spiritual or focused, according to the book.
(a) Destitution.
(b) Riches.
(c) Prominence.
(d) Power.

Short Answer Questions

1. The rich man has no patience with the concept of personal __________ or a society in which man can be free, according to the book.

2. What does man think of when he has more free time in which to think about his life, according to the book?

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

4. William James believes that the fear of _________ is the worst moral disease that society has encountered.

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

Short Essay Questions

1. Illich says that the world is divided into two different camps, what are these two camps?

2. What does Dorothy Day explain the difference between when she contributes to the book?

3. When does Thoreau say that he feels rich in his own life, according to this section?

4. What does Mildred Binns Young's thesis state about the rich in this section of the book?

5. What is the societal status of St. Francis of Assisi before he begins his work as a monk?

6. What does mass production do to the family, according to the section by Jean Rousseau?

7. What are some of the downsides to being wealthy, according to this section of the book?

8. How does the Japanese proverb put the ideas of money and wealth into perspective?

9. How does Schumacher define the idea of temperantia within this section of the book?

10. What is the significance of Fortune stopping the wheel, according to the writing of Boethius?

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