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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. 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 unity of all the villages in a country.
(d) The rapidly passing era when every village had it's own ways and greater dissimilarity from the next.

2. What the author implies exists are often directed to whom?
(a) The wealthy.
(b) The well educated.
(c) The poor.
(d) The intelligent.

3. 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.

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

5. What does he also want to do regarding these principles?
(a) He wants to share them with the world.
(b) He wants to see and understand them.
(c) He wants to see and understand the best means of implementing these to the moral advantage and improvement of the culture.
(d) He wants others to understand them.

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

7. To what does he refer regarding persecution?
(a) The persecution of his family.
(b) His own and others' reactions to persecute others as he is to the problem of people struggling to survive persecution.
(c) What he has suffered because of persecution.
(d) The suffering of the persecuted.

8. What is part of the reason for this discussion?
(a) So that readers of the author's time period and culture can make political decisions that are directly relevant to them.
(b) So that readers of today can make political decisions that are directly relevant to them.
(c) So that readers of other cultures can make political decisions that are directly relevant to them.
(d) So that readers of the future can make political decisions that are directly relevant to them.

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

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

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

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

13. 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 individual who purposely keeps the truth from others.
(c) The weak individual who cannot express his or her opinion.
(d) The individual with violent impulses and faulty opinions.

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What do the author's intentions appear to be regarding the writing of this book?

2. According to the author, what is persecution?

3. What does Mill say about when one might pass a village or two away from one's home?

4. What does Mill want to see regarding his principles?

5. What does Mill do regarding trade?

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