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Multiple Choice Questions

1. What must this clash of opposition do to be good?
(a) Both sides must be somewhat safe.
(b) Both sides must be kind and nonviolent.
(c) Both sides must be brought closer to the truth.
(d) Both sides must have opposing views.

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

3. Is one's opinion powerful?
(a) Yes.
(b) Not at all.
(c) No.
(d) A little.

4. During the Middle Ages, on what had logical premises been founded?
(a) Scientific studies, rather than religious beliefs and ideals.
(b) Religious beliefs and ideals, rather than scientific studies.
(c) Students' own thoughts and experiences, rather than the knowledge from authority figures.
(d) Knowledge taken from authority rather than derived from experience or from one's own mind.

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

6. Why is their friendship less unusual today?
(a) Since family members are often friends.
(b) Since husbands and wives are expected to be close companions.
(c) Since education has been turned into a coeducational experience.
(d) Since many people do not marry for love but for money.

7. What is another topic these two cover?
(a) Narcotic drugs.
(b) Various theories.
(c) Space travel.
(d) Stenography.

8. What was initially thought to be John Stuart Mill's career?
(a) Painting.
(b) The priesthood.
(c) Mathematics.
(d) Music.

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

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

11. There was a great movement toward greater _____________ for the peoples of Europe.
(a) Dependence.
(b) Independence.
(c) War.
(d) Fear.

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

13. How was John Stuart's father able to support him and his work?
(a) He acquired a loan.
(b) He used many credit cards.
(c) He worked many jobs.
(d) He was wealthy.

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

15. 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) At least verbally express it.
(b) Keep his or her opinion to him or herself.
(c) Quietly mention it.
(d) Listen to others' opinions.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why is this an additional responsibility?

2. What is one topic these friends covered?

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

4. Has this tendency continued into the 20th and 21st centuries?

5. According to Mill, should women bear the full rights of citizenship?

(see the answer keys)

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