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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. At what does the author look?
(a) The culture's conduct with respect to the two most significant questions.
(b) The goverrnment's conduct with respect to the two most significant questions.
(c) An individual's conduct with respect to the two most significant questions.
(d) A nation's conduct with respect to the two most significant questions.
2. What has an adverse effect upon separation?
(a) The desire to have similar belief systems.
(b) A need for differentiation.
(c) Weakened communications.
(d) Improved communications and other systems that 'break down distance.'
3. What does Mill believe is under attack?
(a) Love and empathy.
(b) Discipline and control.
(c) Freedom and variety of situations.
(d) Life and liberty.
4. How would many argue against Humboldt's beliefs?
(a) For the sake of avoiding that which might well be best left uncultivated within an individual.
(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 protecting people from the harsh truths and realities of life.
5. Would Mill's ancient predecessor have agreed with Mill?
6. 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 compromising of people in a society.
(c) He delves deeper into the obstacles facing democracies.
(d) He delves deeper into the effects of tyranny.
7. 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.
8. Why is it a problem that some Mormons openly practice polygamy?
(a) It was practiced in the Old Testament.
(b) It is an unusual practice.
(c) It is illegal in many states and nations.
(d) It is shocking to most people.
9. Who is J.S. Mill's ancient predecessor?
10. Who is Wilhelm Von Humboldt?
(a) A Polish philosopher.
(b) A German philosopher.
(c) A Swedish philosopher.
(d) An Austrian philosopher.
11. How does one begin to persecute another?
(a) They physically attack another person.
(b) It is a response by someone with strong beliefs trying to oppose the reverse belief.
(c) They verbally abuse someone else.
(d) They taunt someone for their beliefs.
12. To what is separation often conducive?
(a) At least some individuation.
(b) Much individuation.
(d) No individuation.
13. What does Mill believe had a hand in dealing with those who are undisciplined?
(a) The political parties.
(c) The gangs.
(d) The military.
14. Regarding the previous question, does Mill believe that this is ideal?
15. What does he also want to do regarding these principles?
(a) He wants to see and understand them.
(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 share them with the world.
(d) He wants others to understand them.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does this example take place?
2. What does the author imply that exist to make the best of the citizenry?
3. What does Mill do regarding trade?
4. Is it unethical to drive people down into being more slavish and less independent of will and thought?
5. Should there be choice among competing goods and services?
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