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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part I: Chapters VIII.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does the writer define desire?
(a) A law of nature.
(b) An unwillfull act of man.
(c) A justification to do wrong.
(d) As a manifestation of life.

2. Why does the writer want to continue living?
(a) To spite the gentlemen.
(b) To satisfy his capacity for living.
(c) Satisfy his rational capacity.
(d) To learn to be a man of action.

3. After describing a man of action, the writer notes what how a man of action feels about himself. According to the writer, what does a man of action feel himself to be?
(a) A lion.
(b) A mouse.
(c) An outsider.
(d) A model citizen.

4. The writer describes himself in many ways. By the end of Part 1, Chapter 2, he compares himself to a hunchback, and gives himself what character trait?
(a) Honorable.
(b) Disabled.
(c) Unpleasent looking.
(d) Quick to take offense.

5. What does the writer say can be assumed about men who roar like bulls?
(a) They do not abide by the laws of nature.
(b) They are sick.
(c) They are truly cowards.
(d) They earn respect.

Short Answer Questions

1. The writer states that man could not act against his own personal advantage. What, therefore, must his actions be?

2. What does the writer think will become of man's will when it is put in mathematical formulas?

3. How does the writer describe St. Petersburg?

4. What type of death does the writer say would be a delight?

5. What is a Waganheims?

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