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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Mill believe had a hand in dealing with those who are undisciplined?
(a) Religion.
(b) The military.
(c) The gangs.
(d) The political parties.

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

3. What does the author give the reader regarding this issue?
(a) A few examples.
(b) A few opinions.
(c) A few questions.
(d) A few responses.

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

5. What does John Stuart Mill repeat is needed and beneficial to humanity on the whole?
(a) Diversity of situations.
(b) Similar language.
(c) Similar culture.
(d) Diverse races.

6. What does the author mean by state?
(a) State of mind.
(b) States within the U.S.
(c) Divisions of Great Britain.
(d) Nation or country.

7. According to the author, what is persecution?
(a) When an individual or group physicalls assaults another.
(b) When one person does not like another person.
(c) A reaction of people to others.
(d) When an individual or a group emotionally or physically abuses another.

8. What does the author believe regarding medicines?
(a) They are very dangerous.
(b) Under certain circumstances they may be warranted.
(c) They are useless.
(d) They should never be used.

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

10. What has an adverse effect upon separation?
(a) Improved communications and other systems that 'break down distance.'
(b) A need for differentiation.
(c) Weakened communications.
(d) The desire to have similar belief systems.

11. What else does the author address at the beginning of this chapter?
(a) Who will control the government or the attendant culture and community.
(b) To what extent the government or the attendant culture and community have a just claim to control the individual.
(c) Who will feel the need for sovereignty.
(d) What will be the cause of sovereignty.

12. Is it unethical to drive people down into being more slavish and less independent of will and thought?
(a) Yes.
(b) For some people.
(c) Maybe.
(d) No.

13. The desire that Humboldt put forth for humanity and the method of exploration that he suggests combined with whose systematic thinking and exploration of ideas all tend to assist the process of thought towards arrival at the whole truth of life and of the reality for people?
(a) Justin Mill and Henrietta Toth.
(b) Joshua Mill and Hillary Thomas.
(c) James Mill and Harriet Tubman.
(d) John Stuart Mill and Harriet Taylor.

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

15. What does the author imply that exist to make the best of the citizenry?
(a) Programs.
(b) Organizations.
(c) Schools.
(d) Various social policies.

Short Answer Questions

1. According to Mill, is it immoral for a government to deny its own people development?

2. Can the interference and control of the individual by the state or nation be the preferred course of action?

3. To what does the author make it clear that he is opposed?

4. Which goods or services stay on the market?

5. How does the author see the lessening of separation and the variety of situations?

(see the answer keys)

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