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Multiple Choice Questions

1. How is John Stuart Mill viewed?
(a) As having been the most prominent English-speaking thinker in the 19th century.
(b) As having been a fairly prominent philosopher at his time.
(c) As having been the most prominent of all English-speaking thinkers of any time.
(d) As having been a crazy man full of crazy ideas.

2. Was Mill an advocate for the women's rights movement?
(a) Somewhat.
(b) Yes.
(c) Early on in his career.
(d) No.

3. Does Mill directly mention women in particular?
(a) Immediately.
(b) Yes.
(c) At the end of the chapter.
(d) No.

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

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

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

7. The movements towards individuality that is released from intense restrictions are a sign, according to the philosopher, of what?
(a) More issues with which to deal.
(b) A return to the past.
(c) Hope for the future.
(d) Troubles to come.

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

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

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

11. What does the author think of destructive attacks against an opinion?
(a) They are wise.
(b) They useful.
(c) They are unavoidable.
(d) They are unwise.

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

13. What can sharing views do, according to the author?
(a) Make enemies.
(b) Cause arguments.
(c) Enhance life for everyone.
(d) Cause confusion.

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

15. Can an opinion be vulnerable to attack once exposed?
(a) Rarely.
(b) No.
(c) Yes.
(d) Never.

Short Answer Questions

1. In what country did Mill help women?

2. How was J.S. Mill educated?

3. Despite the reality that Mill's idea is far from new, it is what?

4. Is the author considered a philosopher?

5. Europeans have a unique sense of _____________ that has co-existed right along with a great deal of political differences and variances in the ways of life of the peoples.

(see the answer keys)

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