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Multiple Choice Questions

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

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

3. He asserts his own view that even if only one individual on the entire face of the Earth holds a particular opinion that he or she can do what?
(a) Keep his or her opinion to him or herself.
(b) Listen to others' opinions.
(c) Quietly mention it.
(d) At least verbally express it.

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

5. In what was Mill's education very strong?
(a) Mathematics.
(b) The humanities.
(c) The sciences.
(d) The arts.

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

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

8. Mill believes that freedom of speech as a means of clear expression of opinion has the possibility of doing what?
(a) Advancing humanity through the discovery and use of the truth.
(b) Introducing many false beliefs to the general public.
(c) Causing problems.
(d) Forcing individuals to listen to each other.

9. 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) Scientific studies, rather than religious beliefs and ideals.
(c) Religious beliefs and ideals, rather than scientific studies.
(d) Students' own thoughts and experiences, rather than the knowledge from authority figures.

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

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

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

13. The Europeans want an increase in rights for whom?
(a) The wealthy.
(b) The elderly.
(c) A larger portion of the populace.
(d) A smaller portion of the populace.

14. What took place centuries later, regarding Copernicus' knowledge?
(a) His popular 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 accepted as true knowledge which has proliferated to the point of being common knowledge.
(d) His unpopular opinion has been proven wrong.

15. In what did Mill sincerely believe regarding women?
(a) Their inequality.
(b) The innate equality of women.
(c) Their feminine intelligence and instincts.
(d) Their innate subservient behavior.

Short Answer Questions

1. Can an opinion be vulnerable to attack once exposed?

2. For how long was this woman his close companion?

3. What does the author believe leads to progress?

4. Is the author considered a philosopher?

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

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