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Multiple Choice Questions

1. What are the additional responsibilities that will be included for a democracy?
(a) How to cooperate with a leader.
(b) How to cooperate among themselves.
(c) How to cooperate among a small group of leaders.
(d) How to elect leaders.

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

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

4. What is one topic these friends covered?
(a) Calculus.
(b) Bio hazards.
(c) Prostitution.
(d) Lithography.

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

6. Who is John Stuart's father?
(a) Jeremy Mill.
(b) Joshua Mill.
(c) James Mill.
(d) John Mill.

7. The entire chapter is devoted to discussing what?
(a) Dealing with other's opinions.
(b) The range of aspects and implications of opinion.
(c) The tyranny that can develop from expressing one's opinions.
(d) Whose opinions are correct.

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

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

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

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

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

13. For how long was this woman his close companion?
(a) A somewhat short time.
(b) A very long time.
(c) A very short time.
(d) An average amount of time.

14. Who is Mill's ancient predecessor?
(a) Aristotle.
(b) Plato.
(c) Pythagoras.
(d) Socrates.

15. How does John Stuart Mill begin this chapter?
(a) By discussing the difficulties of freedom.
(b) By discussing past behaviors of monarchies towards liberty.
(c) By introductin a discourse regarding tyranny.
(d) By introducing a discourse regarding opinion and the expression thereof.

Short Answer Questions

1. In what did Mill sincerely believe regarding women?

2. Why is their friendship less unusual today?

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

4. What is a danger of more democracy?

5. What can sharing views do, according to the author?

(see the answer keys)

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