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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does the author see the lessening of separation and the variety of situations?
(a) As a gain.
(b) As a nuisance.
(c) As a weakness.
(d) As a loss.

2. For today's readers, do many of the points remain salient?
(a) Yes.
(b) No.
(c) Very few.
(d) Possibly.

3. Who does the author believe can be a very real problem?
(a) The individual with strong impulses and feeings but without discipline and control.
(b) The weak individual who cannot express his or her opinion.
(c) The individual who purposely keeps the truth from others.
(d) The individual with violent impulses and faulty opinions.

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

5. How would many argue against Humboldt's beliefs?
(a) For the sake of protecting people from the harsh truths and realities of life.
(b) For the sake of those who are unintelligent or uneducated.
(c) For the sake of those who do not have their basic needs met.
(d) For the sake of avoiding that which might well be best left uncultivated within an individual.

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

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

8. Who is Wilhelm Von Humboldt?
(a) A Swedish philosopher.
(b) A Polish philosopher.
(c) A German philosopher.
(d) An Austrian philosopher.

9. How does the author take the matter discussed in previous chapters into a deeper discussion?
(a) He delves deeper into the individuality of people within a society.
(b) He delves deeper into the obstacles facing democracies.
(c) He delves deeper into the effects of tyranny.
(d) He delves deeper into the compromising of people in a society.

10. Can the interference and control of the individual by the state or nation be the preferred course of action?
(a) Never.
(b) No.
(c) Rarely.
(d) Yes.

11. To what does this analysis lead?
(a) Mill and Taylor showing how there are times when the interference and control of the individual by the state is entirely legitimate.
(b) Mill and Tayolor showing how control of an individual takes away his or her right to liberty.
(c) Mill and Taylor showing how intereference is always needed.
(d) Mill and Taylor showing how interference is never needed.

12. What does the author do after addressing this issue?
(a) He wonders what should be done about this issue.
(b) He discusses other issues.
(c) He decides to consider investigating it.
(d) He begins to investigate it.

13. Would Mill's ancient predecessor have agreed with Mill?
(a) Maybe.
(b) Sometimes.
(c) No.
(d) Yes.

14. What does Mill believe is under attack?
(a) Freedom and variety of situations.
(b) Discipline and control.
(c) Love and empathy.
(d) Life and liberty.

15. When should drugs be used?
(a) Only when given in small doses.
(b) Never.
(c) To reduce suffering associated with broken limbs or surgical procedures.
(d) Only during a difficult surgery.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the author believe is immoral?

2. John Stuart Mill completes the book ON LIBERTY by doing what?

3. What the author implies exists are often directed to whom?

4. Are strong individuals, the active ones, and those of strong passions, emotions, impulses and energies an inherent problem for any nation?

5. To what does the author refer regarding variety of situation?

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