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Multiple Choice Questions

1. During the Middle Ages, on what had logical premises been founded?
(a) Knowledge taken from authority rather than derived from experience or from one's own mind.
(b) Students' own thoughts and experiences, rather than the knowledge from authority figures.
(c) Religious beliefs and ideals, rather than scientific studies.
(d) Scientific studies, rather than religious beliefs and ideals.

2. Why does humanity know the truth about the Solar System?
(a) Humanity does not know the truth about the Solar system.
(b) Those who researched the matter intensively and extensively.
(c) The general population has been interested in studying the Solar system.
(d) Copernicus' studies were thorough and complete.

3. What does Mill indicate are all deeply important in how the freedom of each individual is affected by that of the others?
(a) Men and women's public opinions.
(b) The laws of the nation and men's public opinions.
(c) Men's public opinions, women's and the laws of the nation.
(d) Men's public opinions.

4. What does the author believe leads to progress?
(a) Clashes that cause trouble.
(b) Clashes that bring opponents closer to the truth.
(c) Clashes that lead to stronger disagreement.
(d) Clashes that end quickly.

5. Would this social project be easy?
(a) Yes, it would be very easy.
(b) No, not necessarily.
(c) Yes, would be fairly easy.
(d) No, not at all.

6. Despite the reality that Mill's idea is far from new, it is what?
(a) Often the case in reality.
(b) Never the case in reality.
(c) Relatively rarely the case in reality.
(d) Always the case in reality.

7. What was initially thought to be John Stuart Mill's career?
(a) Mathematics.
(b) Music.
(c) Painting.
(d) The priesthood.

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

9. Why is their friendship less unusual today?
(a) Since family members are often friends.
(b) Since education has been turned into a coeducational experience.
(c) Since many people do not marry for love but for money.
(d) Since husbands and wives are expected to be close companions.

10. Does the author confine his criticisms to his own nation?
(a) No.
(b) Yes.
(c) At first.
(d) Only later.

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) Yes.
(c) Most.
(d) Maybe.

12. How was J.S. Mill educated?
(a) He attended a private school.
(b) He went to boarding school.
(c) He attended public school.
(d) He was homeschooled.

13. Is the author considered a philosopher?
(a) No.
(b) Yes.
(c) After his death.
(d) Maybe.

14. Was Mill's attempt the first?
(a) Maybe.
(b) No.
(c) Yes.
(d) Yes, in the 1800s.

15. What aspects did these two study?
(a) The world of science and technology.
(b) The world of crime and legislation related to it.
(c) The world of painting and sculpture.
(d) The world of mathematics and science.

Short Answer Questions

1. By exposing opinions what can people do?

2. In Mill's case, does he typically mean violent factions?

3. What are the additional responsibilities that will be included for a democracy?

4. Does Mill directly mention women in particular?

5. In what did Mill sincerely believe regarding women?

(see the answer keys)

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