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Multiple Choice Questions

1. 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 the best means of implementing these to the moral advantage and improvement of the culture.
(c) He wants to see and understand them.
(d) He wants others to understand them.

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

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

4. In what cases might the government need to take action?
(a) In the case of poisons.
(b) In the case of weapons.
(c) In all cases.
(d) In the case of food.

5. 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.

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

7. What is the main focus of the entire work?
(a) Deciding who should be allowed to have individual freedoms.
(b) To discuss various opposing ideas.
(c) Divining the proper limitations of individual liberty and governmental authority.
(d) Creating a culture where most people are allowed certain liberties.

8. 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.

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

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

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

12. What the author implies exists are also available for whom?
(a) Those who are poor.
(b) Those who are not wealthy.
(c) Those who are not poor.
(d) Those who are dependent upon others.

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

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

15. At what does the author look?
(a) The goverrnment's conduct with respect to the two most significant questions.
(b) A nation's conduct with respect to the two most significant questions.
(c) The culture's conduct with respect to the two most significant questions.
(d) An individual's conduct with respect to the two most significant questions.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is one aspect of trade mentioned?

2. Is taking a dissenting position loudly before an already angry mob free speech?

3. How does the author begin this chapter?

4. What is one significant question the author wants to answer?

5. What is the cause of the example he gives?

(see the answer keys)

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