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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How long does the writer state his toothache lasts?
(a) Never.
(b) Two weeks.
(c) One month.
(d) One year.

2. How big does the writer state his rational capacity is compared to his capacity to live?
(a) 1/10th
(b) They are equal.
(c) 1/20th.
(d) 1/5th

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

4. What does the writer compare his writings to?
(a) The man faced with the wall.
(b) The Waganheims.
(c) The moan of a man with a toothache.
(d) The mouse.

5. In Part I, Chapter 1, what does the writer say about himself?
(a) He is a person of great wealth.
(b) He is fictional.
(c) He is a real person.
(d) He is a highly educated person.

6. How does the writer describe his personality in his previous profession?
(a) Aloof.
(b) Indifferent.
(c) Nice.
(d) Mean.

7. What would happen to a man who tries to assert himself?
(a) He would understand reason.
(b) He would go mad.
(c) He would succeed.
(d) He would die.

8. The writer discusses a pleasure that comes from his illness. From where does the pleasure stem?
(a) Humiliation.
(b) Pride.
(c) Joy.
(d) Shame.

9. 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) Disabled.
(b) Honorable.
(c) Quick to take offense.
(d) Unpleasent looking.

10. 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.

11. What does the writer state would be his primary cause for any action?
(a) Honor.
(b) Pain.
(c) Spite.
(d) Glory.

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

13. What type of deeds does the writer admit to committing?
(a) Vile.
(b) Selfish.
(c) Good.
(d) Altruistic.

14. What does a sense of revenge do to a man?
(a) Makes him evil.
(b) Gives him strength.
(c) Makes him weak.
(d) Overwhelms him.

15. When the writer states that there is something wrong with his liver, why does he refuse to go to a doctor?
(a) He can not afford it.
(b) He does not trust doctors.
(c) Out of spite.
(d) His illness is imaginary.

Short Answer Questions

1. In Part 1, Chapter 8, the writer addresses the gentlemen about the nature of desire, the devil, and God. How exactly does the writer address this audience?

2. What does the writer say being too conscious is?

3. What do others say about the writer's discussion of himself?

4. What does the writer think of being defined as a lazy fellow?

5. What does the writer state he would like his own will to coincide with?

(see the answer keys)

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