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Multiple Choice Questions

1. 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.

2. Should there be choice among competing goods and services?
(a) Yes.
(b) Some.
(c) Very little.
(d) No.

3. What religious sect does he address now?
(a) The Seventh Day Adventists.
(b) The Baptists.
(c) The Church of the Brethren.
(d) The Mormons.

4. What does the philosopher make clear regarding these two questions?
(a) One is more important than the other.
(b) Neither may be important, depending on the situation.
(c) Both sets of actions and consequences need to be taken into account.
(d) There are many other important questions.

5. What specifically is one thing the author addresses at the beginning of this chapter?
(a) Who will feel the need for sovereignty.
(b) What will be the cause of sovereignty.
(c) How will people adjust to having sovereignty.
(d) What amount of sovereignty each individual preserves over himself or herself.

6. John Stuart Mill completes the book ON LIBERTY by doing what?
(a) Thanking his wife for her help.
(b) Restating his principles.
(c) Making a few incredibly important assertions about the state.
(d) Contemplating the future.

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

8. In England, why did the number of prisoners increase?
(a) As a direct effort on the part of the whole to contrl the behavior of strong and undisciplined individuals.
(b) As an increase in severe restrictions against liberties.
(c) As a direct effort of those who know the truth against those who have strong, but faulty beliefs.
(d) As more impulsive individuals began to break the laws.

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

10. For the most part, does the philosopher urge the government to take action regarding this type of trade?
(a) Usually.
(b) No.
(c) Often.
(d) Yes.

11. To what group of individuals could the author be compared, based on his beliefs about religion?
(a) Unitarians.
(b) Marxists.
(c) Humanists.
(d) Mormons.

12. What does Mill like to see among the common people of language?
(a) Diversity.
(b) Empathy.
(c) Similar culture.
(d) Religion.

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

14. For whom is this section written?
(a) Readers of other cultures.
(b) Readers of today.
(c) Readers of the future.
(d) Readers of the author's time.

15. Are some of these points a bit different today?
(a) Only a few.
(b) Yes.
(c) No.
(d) Maybe.

Short Answer Questions

1. What other countries does the author also believe have become more alike to one another?

2. What else does the author address at the beginning of this chapter?

3. When should drugs be used?

4. What happens to the other goods and services?

5. According to the author, what is persecution?

(see the answer keys)

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