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Multiple Choice Questions

1. When did Mary publish this?
(a) A good decade later.
(b) A good century later.
(c) A good century earlier.
(d) A good decade earlier.

2. Who is John Stuart's brother?
(a) Joshua Bartlett.
(b) Justin Benjamin.
(c) James Brown.
(d) Jeremy Bentham.

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

4. By exposing opinions what can people do?
(a) Argue over who is right.
(b) Realize how much individuals disagree.
(c) Complain about one another's beliefs.
(d) Gain the opportunity of having their errors corrected.

5. For what did Mill's education prepare him well?
(a) His engineering field.
(b) Being a teacher.
(c) Becoming a famous mathematician.
(d) The social and political work that he came into later in life.

6. When does the author believe the clash of opposition is good?
(a) When the clash changes both.
(b) When the clash is not violent.
(c) When any clash occurs.
(d) When the clash is not deadly.

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

8. In what country did Mill help women?
(a) Canada.
(b) Great Britain.
(c) The United States.
(d) France.

9. What does the author makes clear when he refers to liberty?
(a) He means religious liberty.
(b) He means societal liberty.
(c) He means governmental liberty.
(d) He means personal liberty.

10. What would the author prefer people to do, regarding opposing views?
(a) People should ignore them.
(b) People should thoroughly learn the opposing viewpoint.
(c) People should ridicule those with opposing beliefs.
(d) People should accept them as their own views.

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

12. What altered who could be citizens and who hoped to be, or to become so?
(a) The ending of property restrictions and other qualities.
(b) The beginning of property restrictions and other qualities.
(c) Increased property restriction and other qualities.
(d) Reduced property restrictions and other qualities.

13. What does Mill address and also take a step further?
(a) The issue of a dictatorship.
(b) The issue of tyranny.
(c) The issue of fear.
(d) The issue of inequality.

14. What is one goal of education during the Middle Ages?
(a) Prepare students for the afterlife.
(b) Give students false information.
(c) Encourage students to think for themselves and to argue matters through.
(d) Teach students what the adults know.

15. What was part of the work of these two friends?
(a) To face and address the issue of nuclear war.
(b) To face and address the issue of art of their time becoming stale and boring.
(c) To face and address some difficult mathematical equations.
(d) To face and address some of the least popular aspects of culture.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is another major benefit of giving freedom and safety to voice individual opinions within society?

2. There was a great movement toward greater _____________ for the peoples of Europe.

3. By exposing opinions, what chance are people given?

4. Was Mill's attempt the first?

5. What does the author say happens in most cultures regarding private behavior?

(see the answer keys)

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