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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

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

3. What happens to the other goods and services?
(a) They stay the same.
(b) They recede into the background.
(c) They permanently fail.
(d) They grown stronger.

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

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

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

7. 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 religious and faithful.
(d) To be kind and loving.

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

9. 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 reevaluate the principles.
(d) How to apply the principles to his life.

10. To what is separation often conducive?
(a) No individuation.
(b) Much individuation.
(c) At least some individuation.
(d) Understanding.

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

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

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

14. What matter does the philosopher then take up?
(a) Days off from work.
(b) Religious beliefs.
(c) The Constitution of the United States.
(d) Educational systems.

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

Short Answer Questions

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

2. To what group of individuals could the author be compared, based on his beliefs about religion?

3. What does Mill believe is under attack?

4. To drive the people down into being more slavish and less independent of will and of thought is to do what?

5. For the most part, does the philosopher urge the government to take action regarding this type of trade?

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