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Multiple Choice Questions

1. His knowledge could easily have been mistaken for what?
(a) Fact.
(b) Lies.
(c) Mere belief or opinion.
(d) Heresy.

2. In what subjects was his education clearly weak?
(a) Science and humanities.
(b) Science and mathematics.
(c) Art and humanities.
(d) Mathematics and humanities.

3. Over whom did Copernicus have a superior knowledge of this knowledge?
(a) His colleagues.
(b) The church and scientists of his location and time in history.
(c) Other biologists.
(d) The general public.

4. What was J.S. Mill to the women's movement?
(a) A terror.
(b) A slight help.
(c) A nuisance.
(d) A dream come true.

5. What does the author say happens in most cultures regarding private behavior?
(a) Private behavior did not exist.
(b) Private behavior was somewhat regulated.
(c) Private behavior had no restrictions.
(d) Private behavior was publicly regulated to intense extremes.

6. What was limiting Copernicus' sharing of his knowledge?
(a) His view was extremely popular, so others did not dispute it.
(b) His was was extremely unpopular and met with much opposition.
(c) His view was extremely unpopular and met with a great deal of derision and persecution.
(d) His view was hardly noticed by others, so his opinions were ignored.

7. Have the British been connected to this European relationship?
(a) Much later.
(b) Yes.
(c) Maybe.
(d) No.

8. What is the work done by these two friends?
(a) Their work is scientific.
(b) Their work is mathematical.
(c) Their work is artistic.
(d) Their work is intellectual.

9. Why does the author go on to put this liberty into historical context?
(a) Should readers want to hear stories from the past.
(b) Should readers not be aware of how this has been addressed over the centuries.
(c) Should readers not trust him.
(d) Should readers not understand from where he is coming.

10. How is John Stuart Mill viewed?
(a) As having been the most prominent of all English-speaking thinkers of any time.
(b) As having been a fairly prominent philosopher at his time.
(c) As having been a crazy man full of crazy ideas.
(d) As having been the most prominent English-speaking thinker in the 19th century.

11. For millions, if knowledge of the solar system were not proliferated and supporting information both provided and explained would the majority conclude from direct personal experience that the planets travel around the Sun?
(a) No.
(b) Maybe.
(c) Yes.
(d) Most.

12. The movements towards individuality that is released from intense restrictions are a sign, according to the philosopher, of what?
(a) A return to the past.
(b) Troubles to come.
(c) Hope for the future.
(d) More issues with which to deal.

13. Both law and public opinion have a tendency to do what?
(a) Assist the individual's liberty and freedom of action.
(b) Conspire against the individual's liberty and freedom of action.
(c) Guide the individual's liberty and freedom of action.
(d) Lead the individual's liberty and freedom of action.

14. In what work of this ancient philosopher does he refer to factions within a political system?
(a) Politics.
(b) Philosophy.
(c) Aesthetics.
(d) Sociology.

15. According to Mill, should women bear the full rights of citizenship?
(a) No.
(b) Not until they are married.
(c) Yes.
(d) Not completely.

Short Answer Questions

1. During the Middle Ages, on what had logical premises been founded?

2. How has Britain's location as a pair of islands influenced the way that Britain relates to whom?

3. Why is this an additional responsibility?

4. Amongst the British, ________ were one of the categories of members of society who were actively seeking increased rights, responsibilities and liberties within the nations of the Empire, particularly on the isles of Britain herself.

5. What was initially thought to be John Stuart Mill's career?

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