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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Can an opinion be vulnerable to attack once exposed?
2. His knowledge could easily have been mistaken for what?
(c) Mere belief or opinion.
3. By exposing opinions what can people do?
(a) Argue over who is right.
(b) Realize how much individuals disagree.
(c) Gain the opportunity of having their errors corrected.
(d) Complain about one another's beliefs.
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 limiting Copernicus' sharing of his knowledge?
(a) His was was extremely unpopular and met with much opposition.
(b) His view was hardly noticed by others, so his opinions were ignored.
(c) His view was extremely popular, so others did not dispute it.
(d) His view was extremely unpopular and met with a great deal of derision and persecution.
6. In this chapter Mill examines what?
(a) The role of the monarchy in controlling people.
(b) The role of the elected leader in controlling his people.
(c) The role of the people in controlling themselves.
(d) The role of both legal and nonlegal means of controlling people.
7. Of what does the philosopher argue in favor regarding opposing views?
(a) Not considering others' faulty beliefs and views.
(b) Accepting others' beliefs as their own.
(c) People staying true to their own beliefs and not listening to opposing views.
(d) People learning to at least face and confront their opposition.
8. What altered who could be citizens and who hoped to be, or to become so?
(a) The beginning of property restrictions and other qualities.
(b) Reduced property restrictions and other qualities.
(c) Increased property restriction and other qualities.
(d) The ending of property restrictions and other qualities.
9. Of what is there a tendency in 1800s England, regarding education?
(a) For people to teach themselves one side of an argument but not to educate themselves in the opposing views.
(b) For people to teach themselves both sides of an argument.
(c) For people to not study any side of an argument, to avoid disagreements.
(d) For people to only teach themselves the opposing side of an argument.
10. What took place centuries later, regarding Copernicus' knowledge?
(a) His unpopular opinion has been proven wrong.
(b) His unpopular opinion has been accepted as true knowledge which has proliferated to the point of being common knowledge.
(c) His popular opinion has been proven wrong.
(d) His popular opinion has been accepted as true knowledge which has proliferated to the point of being common knowledge.
11. Who is Mill's ancient predecessor?
12. Does Mill directly mention women in particular?
(d) At the end of the chapter.
13. What does Mill indicate are all deeply important in how the freedom of each individual is affected by that of the others?
(a) The laws of the nation and men's public opinions.
(b) Men's public opinions.
(c) Men and women's public opinions.
(d) Men's public opinions, women's and the laws of the nation.
14. In what work of this ancient philosopher does he refer to factions within a political system?
15. What is a danger of more democracy?
Short Answer Questions
1. In what did Mill have a personal hand?
2. What is one goal of education during the Middle Ages?
3. Why is this an additional responsibility?
4. For what did Mill's education prepare him well?
5. There was a great movement toward greater _____________ for the peoples of Europe.
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