Lila: An Inquiry Into Morals Quiz | Four Week Quiz B

Robert M. Pirsig
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part III, Chapters 24-32.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. If the ideas of insanity vary from culture to culture, what stands to reason would also vary?
(a) Spirituality.
(b) Insanity.
(c) Intellectualism.
(d) Morality.

2. For what reasons does this actor come to see Phaedrus in Chapter 19?
(a) He is considering hiring Phaedrus as a life coach.
(b) He wishes to get the film rights for Phaedrus's book.
(c) He wants Phaedrus's autograph.
(d) He is hiring Phaedurs as a consultant on a new movie.

3. In the pursuit of discovering what is right and wrong, what could no longer be blindly trusted in the early days after World War II?
(a) Intellectuals.
(b) Customs.
(c) Hedonism.
(d) Spirituality.

4. What does Phaedrus regard as being the term that encompasses the conflict between social and intellectual patterns?
(a) Celebrity.
(b) Reality.
(c) Media.
(d) Heaven.

5. For what reasons did Phaedrus believe that the Victorians were directly responsible for the roaring 20s?
(a) The inability of the Victorians to let their society evolve resulted in a direct rebellion against the accepted behaviors.
(b) The Victorians were unable to pass their mindset down fully to their children.
(c) The Victorians' secret corruption was forced into the open by war.
(d) The Victorians refused to believe that they were capable of hedonism.

Short Answer Questions

1. The two words that Phaedrus clings to at the end of Chapter 30 that illustrate a resolved conflict between static and dynamic Quality are rta and ____.

2. Although Phaedrus decides that Lila has biological quality, what does she seem to lack?

3. What does Phaedrus decide is the most difficult aspect of being insane?

4. At what college is Verne Dusenberry an associate professor?

5. In Chapter 31, how does Phaedrus know Rigel is on his boat?

(see the answer key)

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