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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. The writer describes a man who knew every thing about Chateau-Lafite. How does the writer say this man dies?
(a) With a triumphant conscience.
(b) A lonely man.
(c) Peacefully.
(d) With regrets.

2. How does the writer describe his apartment?
(a) Seedy.
(b) Squalid.
(c) Fancy.
(d) Middle-class.

3. What does the writer say has offended him all of his life?
(a) Other men.
(b) Gravity.
(c) The laws of nature.
(d) The good nature of others.

4. What does the writer say man is in the eyes of nature?
(a) The enemy.
(b) Piano keys.
(c) Innocent bystanders.
(d) Pawns.

5. How does the writer regard these feelings about the wall?
(a) They are preposterous.
(b) They are correct.
(c) They are curious.
(d) They are incorrect.

Short Answer Questions

1. An individual is justified in being what according to the law of heightened consciousness?

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

3. What is the only thing that can stop a vengeful man?

4. What does the writer say irrationality stems from?

5. In Part 1, what does the writer state is his profession?

Short Essay Questions

1. Who does the writer say will submit to the wall?

2. The writer states the continual fighting seen throughout the ages is a display of what character flaw of man?

3. What does the writer say about the families of men who continually groan with pain?

4. According to the writer, what is the difference between reason and desire?

5. In Part 1, Chapter 8, the writer attributes many qualities to mankind. Does he finish with any specific conclusion of man, and if so ,what?

6. How does the writer describe his servant?

7. What does the writer think is the purpose of intelligence?

8. What type of man makes the writer envious?

9. What does the writer think is a perfect description for man?

10. How does the writer feel about this excuse for revenge and what justification does he state would lead his to revenge?

(see the answer keys)

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