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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How many times has the writer fallen in love?
(a) Twice.
(b) Never.
(c) He is always in love.
(d) Three times.

2. 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 model citizen.
(b) A mouse.
(c) A lion.
(d) An outsider.

3. In Part 1, the writer describes his previous employment and attitude toward the job and the people he worked with. After going through this explanation, what does he say about this description?
(a) He should have acted more professional.
(b) It is a lie out of spite.
(c) He is satisified with his attitude.
(d) His attitude is the reason he got fired.

4. During Part 1, Chapter 6, the readers learn that the writer is how old?
(a) 40 years.
(b) 25 years.
(c) 45 years.
(d) 60 years.

5. In Part 1, Chapter 3, what does the writer say a wall is, to a man of action?
(a) A fact of life.
(b) Simply a small obstacle.
(c) A challenge.
(d) A deterrent.

6. What does the writer say being too conscious is?
(a) A weakness.
(b) A blessing.
(c) An illness.
(d) A virtue.

7. The writer goes on to explain what men do because they cannot change. What does the writer think men do in this instance?
(a) Nothing.
(b) Give up hope.
(c) Live a lie.
(d) Become men of action.

8. What are some things the writer believes man will never discover?
(a) The meaning of life.
(b) Justification for revenge.
(c) True happiness.
(d) Certain laws of nature.

9. Although the writer states that he eventually begins to believe certain things about his illness, how does he feel about it in the beginning?
(a) Ashamed.
(b) He is different because of it.
(c) Normal.
(d) Excited.

10. When a man identifies the primary cause of an action, how does he go about this action?
(a) With primary cause, there is no reason to take action.
(b) With force.
(c) Calmly.
(d) Cautiously.

11. What is the human characteristic based on?
(a) Revenge.
(b) Mistakes.
(c) Laws of nature.
(d) Love.

12. In what does the writer find pleasure?
(a) The wall.
(b) Confrontation.
(c) A toothache.
(d) The agony of others.

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

14. How does the writer describe a man of action?
(a) A classy member of society.
(b) A leader.
(c) Extraordinary.
(d) Normal.

15. What does the writer regret not doing more of in his life?
(a) Seek vengeance.
(b) Love others.
(c) Complain more often.
(d) Slap others.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the writer think a man of action does when faced with a wall?

2. How big does the writer state his rational capacity is compared to his capacity to live?

3. What does the writer say about the laws of mathematics and nature?

4. How does the writer define desire?

5. How does the writer say men feel about their decisions a minute after making them?

(see the answer keys)

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