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Multiple Choice Questions

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

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

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

4. Was Mill's attempt the first?
(a) Maybe.
(b) Yes, in the 1800s.
(c) No.
(d) Yes.

5. How has Britain's location as a pair of islands influenced the way that Britain relates to whom?
(a) The 'Non-Europeans.'
(b) The 'Continental Europeans.'
(c) The 'Others.'
(d) The Americans.

6. What is a danger of more democracy?
(a) Freedom.
(b) Misunderstanding.
(c) Frustration.
(d) Tyranny.

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

8. Of what does the philosopher argue in favor regarding opposing views?
(a) People learning to at least face and confront their opposition.
(b) People staying true to their own beliefs and not listening to opposing views.
(c) Accepting others' beliefs as their own.
(d) Not considering others' faulty beliefs and views.

9. 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.
(a) Unity.
(b) Fear.
(c) Inequality.
(d) Distrust.

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

11. Mill believes that freedom of speech as a means of clear expression of opinion has the possibility of doing what?
(a) Introducing many false beliefs to the general public.
(b) Causing problems.
(c) Forcing individuals to listen to each other.
(d) Advancing humanity through the discovery and use of the truth.

12. Who did Bentham rely upon for support in ideas?
(a) John Stuart Mill.
(b) Joshua Mill.
(c) James Mill.
(d) Justin Mill.

13. 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.

14. 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 share it with others.
(c) Those who are mistaken will continue to believe only themselves.
(d) Those who know the truth can keep it to themselves.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Mill address and also take a step further?

2. What would be a significant social project?

3. In what did Mill sincerely believe regarding women?

4. About what does Copernicus know?

5. What was initially thought to be John Stuart Mill's career?

(see the answer keys)

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