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Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. What is another major benefit of giving freedom and safety to voice individual opinions within society?
(a) Those who are mistaken can come to see the truth.
(b) Those who know the truth can keep it to themselves.
(c) Those who are mistaken will continue to believe only themselves.
(d) Those who know the truth can share it with others.

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

4. What is the work done by these two friends?
(a) Their work is artistic.
(b) Their work is scientific.
(c) Their work is mathematical.
(d) Their work is intellectual.

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

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

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

8. What does Mill begin to set forth?
(a) A proposed idea for running a democracy.
(b) A proposed idea for how to elect a leader.
(c) A proposed idea for issuing various freedoms.
(d) A proposed idea for a behavioral dictum.

9. Have the British been connected to this European relationship?
(a) Yes.
(b) Much later.
(c) Maybe.
(d) No.

10. In this chapter Mill examines what?
(a) The role of the people in controlling themselves.
(b) The role of both legal and nonlegal means of controlling people.
(c) The role of the elected leader in controlling his people.
(d) The role of the monarchy in controlling people.

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

12. What does John Stuart Mill show about the real challenge regarding one's views?
(a) It is to face the conflict that can emerge when opinions are shared with a view to obtaining the truth of any given matter.
(b) It is to face the fact that your beliefs may be wrong.
(c) It is to make sure one's views are accurate and without faults.
(d) It is to keep those views to oneself.

13. Why is this an additional responsibility?
(a) They only have their leader to blame.
(b) There is no longer the authority of the Crown to chaff against and therefore to blame for the trouble.
(c) They can only complain to themselves.
(d) The Crown has now been replaced by an elected leader.

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does humanity know the truth about the Solar System?

2. With regard to personal behavior, what does Mill espouse?

3. About what does Copernicus know?

4. For what did Mill's education prepare him well?

5. When did Mary publish this?

(see the answer keys)

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