On Beauty and Being Just Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Scarry say confirms the life of gardens?
(a) Helping plants reproduce.
(b) Caring for the plants there.
(c) Pulling weeds.
(d) Admiring their beauty.

2. What kind of potential does Scarry reaffirm when working in a garden?
(a) National potential.
(b) Human potential.
(c) Global potential.
(d) Personal potential.

3. What country did the contemporary writer tell about?
(a) Greece.
(b) Finaland.
(c) Ethiopia.
(d) Ecuador.

4. Beauty is compacted with ______________.
(a) Justice.
(b) Tension.
(c) Quality.
(d) Equality.

5. What does beauty urge people to do in a good way?
(a) Protect.
(b) Manipulate.
(c) Create.
(d) Thrive.

6. Who introduced the concept that led to the demotion of beauty?
(a) Lund.
(b) Kant.
(c) Paul.
(d) Cisero.

7. What is the first phase used to illustrate the link between beauty and justice?
(a) Mid-Century writers.
(b) Baroque writers.
(c) Contemporary writers.
(d) Classic philosophers.

8. What term is defined with both beauty and justice?
(a) Mercy.
(b) Fairness.
(c) Eternity.
(d) Forgiveness.

9. What led to beauty being trapped in a particular realm?
(a) The poems written about it.
(b) The negative views about it.
(c) Its demotion.
(d) People changing its ideas.

10. Which of these is one of the mental actions Scarry says beauty inspires?
(a) Creating.
(b) Educating.
(c) Halting.
(d) Motivating.

11. What realm does beauty live in now according to Scarry?
(a) The Imaginative.
(b) The Literary.
(c) The Dream.
(d) The Real.

12. What is an important part of Scarry's ideal world?
(a) The rain.
(b) The sky.
(c) The clouds.
(d) The weather.

13. What is the second phase used to illustrate the link between beauty and justice?
(a) Contemporary writers.
(b) Mid-Century writers.
(c) Baroque writers.
(d) Classic philosophers.

14. What does Scarry say about the notions of those who wanted to banish beauty?
(a) They are unfounded.
(b) They are showing their weaknesses.
(c) They are half truths.
(d) They are contradictory.

15. What is every person seeking?
(a) Beauty.
(b) Love.
(c) All of these.
(d) Belonging.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did those who wanted to banish beauty think was wrong with it?

2. What specific plat type does Scarry refer to when talking about gardens?

3. What did Scarry salute?

4. How does Scarry describe her explanations of beauty?

5. What does Scarry say was removed from beauty with its demotion?

(see the answer keys)

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