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Multiple Choice Questions

1. Had many of the Europeans were or recently were living under the authority of monarchies and aristocracies?
(a) None.
(b) Some.
(c) Few.
(d) Many.

2. In Mill's case, does he typically mean violent factions?
(a) Somewhat.
(b) Only at first.
(c) No.
(d) Yes.

3. Towards what was there a Continental attitude?
(a) Self-government as an idea that was international.
(b) Self-government as an idea that was new and unusual.
(c) A desire for a socialist government.
(d) A desire to return to the days of a monarchy.

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

5. What does the author believe leads to progress?
(a) Clashes that lead to stronger disagreement.
(b) Clashes that bring opponents closer to the truth.
(c) Clashes that cause trouble.
(d) Clashes that end quickly.

6. Does the author confine his criticisms to his own nation?
(a) Only later.
(b) At first.
(c) Yes.
(d) No.

7. In what did Mill have a personal hand?
(a) Striving to get African American voting rights.
(b) Striving to get women to want to vote.
(c) Striving to get women voting rights.
(d) Stiving to get prohibition stopped.

8. 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) Reduced property restrictions and other qualities.
(c) The beginning of property restrictions and other qualities.
(d) Increased property restriction and other qualities.

9. Where did John Stuart's father loom large in relevance during John Stuart's earliest years?
(a) England.
(b) Germany.
(c) France.
(d) America.

10. What was limiting Copernicus' sharing of his knowledge?
(a) His was was extremely unpopular and met with much opposition.
(b) His view was hardly noticed by others, so his opinions were ignored.
(c) His view was extremely popular, so others did not dispute it.
(d) His view was extremely unpopular and met with a great deal of derision and persecution.

11. With regard to personal behavior, what does Mill espouse?
(a) Each individual deserves some freedoms, and that to thwart, oppress or oppose the will of others is wrong.
(b) Each individual deserves the freedom to do as he or she wills and wishes given the limitation that to thwart, oppress or oppose the will of others is wrong.
(c) Only some people deserve freedoms, and may oppress the oppostion's freedoms.
(d) Each individual deserves the freedom to do as he or she will, as long as it follows the beliefs of the leader in power.

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

13. For millions, if knowledge of the solar system were not proliferated and supporting information both provided and explained would the majority conclude from direct personal experience that the planets travel around the Sun?
(a) Yes.
(b) Maybe.
(c) No.
(d) Most.

14. What did Mary publish?
(a) A Vindication of the Rights of the Homosexual.
(b) A Vindication of the Rights of Woman.
(c) A Vindication of the Rights of the Unborn.
(d) A Vindication of the Rights of the Black Man.

15. Despite the reality that Mill's idea is far from new, it is what?
(a) Always the case in reality.
(b) Often the case in reality.
(c) Never the case in reality.
(d) Relatively rarely the case in reality.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Mill indicate are all deeply important in how the freedom of each individual is affected by that of the others?

2. About what does Copernicus know?

3. What did Mary Wollstonecraft support?

4. Was Mill's attempt the first?

5. The Europeans want an increase in rights for whom?

(see the answer keys)

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