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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Is taking a dissenting position loudly before an already angry mob free speech?
(a) Possibly.
(b) Sometimes.
(c) Yes.
(d) No.

2. What is the author now interested in figuring out, regarding the principles?
(a) How to apply the principles that he has discussed so far.
(b) How to apply the principles to his local community.
(c) How to apply the principles to his life.
(d) How to reevaluate the principles.

3. What other countries does the author also believe have become more alike to one another?
(a) The Mexicans and the Americans.
(b) The Americans and Canadians.
(c) The British and French.
(d) The Germans and the Russians.

4. From what century is Wilhelm Von Humboldt?
(a) The 18th century.
(b) The 16th century.
(c) The 17th century.
(d) The 19th century.

5. Who is J.S. Mill's ancient predecessor?
(a) Pythagoras.
(b) Socrates.
(c) Aristotle.
(d) Plato.

6. What exists today that the author did not mention?
(a) Bartering.
(b) Laws that regulate what is allowed to be on the market and what is not.
(c) Free trade agreements.
(d) Trade embargos.

7. What does the author believe is immoral?
(a) To curtail their nurturance, inclusive of their intellectual abilities.
(b) To only nurture in certain areas.
(c) To allow everyone the same amount of nurturing.
(d) To nurture those who may be destructive.

8. To drive the people down into being more slavish and less independent of will and of thought is to do what?
(a) Make a somewhat poor choice.
(b) Follow the rules of one's culture.
(c) Make a difficult decision.
(d) Make a grievous error.

9. What is a second question the author focuses on?
(a) What damage would be done to the individual by restricting his [or her] liberties and controlling the person's behavior?
(b) What damage would be done to the government by allowing individuals sovereignty?
(c) What damage would be done to those who do not want sovereignty?
(d) What damage would be done to a community when sovereignty exists?

10. What is the main focus of the entire work?
(a) Creating a culture where most people are allowed certain liberties.
(b) Divining the proper limitations of individual liberty and governmental authority.
(c) To discuss various opposing ideas.
(d) Deciding who should be allowed to have individual freedoms.

11. What did Humboldt believe is the greatest goal in the holistic development of humanity?
(a) To be happy and healthy.
(b) To be kind and loving.
(c) To be religious and faithful.
(d) To be complete and whole.

12. Regarding the previous question, does Mill believe that this is ideal?
(a) Yes.
(b) Maybe.
(c) Sometimes.
(d) No.

13. What is of great concern to the philosopher, regarding human nature and character of individuality?
(a) Finding out how extreme one's behavior can be and be accepted in society.
(b) Finding out one's own beliefs.
(c) Finding out how to deal with opposing views.
(d) Finding their proper place and balance within the society.

14. To what does the author make it clear that he is opposed?
(a) Intoxicants.
(b) Smoking.
(c) Religion.
(d) Relaxing.

15. To what does the author refer regarding variety of situation?
(a) The similarities between one village and the next.
(b) The common language and culture found throughout a nation.
(c) The rapidly passing era when every village had it's own ways and greater dissimilarity from the next.
(d) The unity of all the villages in a country.

Short Answer Questions

1. In England, why did the number of prisoners increase?

2. Between what does the author differentiate?

3. Does the author believe that the notion of 'the Sabbath' requires a religious justification?

4. What does he also want to do regarding these principles?

5. What specifically is one thing the author addresses at the beginning of this chapter?

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