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Multiple Choice Questions

1. Here John Stuart Mill addresses the impact of what regarding expressing one's opinions?
(a) How opinions are often wrong.
(b) How opinions should not always be expressed.
(c) How opinions are expressed within a societal context.
(d) How opinions should always be expressed and discussed.

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

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

4. He spends a little time supporting what efforts in America?
(a) The Civil Rights Movement.
(b) The campaign for the Democratic Party.
(c) The prohibition of alcohol.
(d) Improving education.

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

6. When should drugs be used?
(a) Never.
(b) Only when given in small doses.
(c) Only during a difficult surgery.
(d) To reduce suffering associated with broken limbs or surgical procedures.

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

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

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

10. Which goods or services stay on the market?
(a) The basic.
(b) The best.
(c) The worst.
(d) The most unusual.

11. Are strong individuals, the active ones, and those of strong passions, emotions, impulses and energies an inherent problem for any nation?
(a) No.
(b) Possibly.
(c) Yes.
(d) Often.

12. Who has provided a grand support of Mill's statement regarding variety of situation?
(a) The Germans.
(b) The Chinese.
(c) The French.
(d) The Spanish.

13. To what does the author make it clear that he is opposed?
(a) Religion.
(b) Smoking.
(c) Intoxicants.
(d) Relaxing.

14. At the end of the text, he is openly referring to what?
(a) The Rich Law Board.
(b) The Poor House Law.
(c) The Poverty Rules.
(d) The Poor Law Board.

15. How would many argue against Humboldt's beliefs?
(a) For the sake of protecting people from the harsh truths and realities of life.
(b) For the sake of those who are unintelligent or uneducated.
(c) For the sake of avoiding that which might well be best left uncultivated within an individual.
(d) For the sake of those who do not have their basic needs met.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. Is it unethical to drive people down into being more slavish and less independent of will and thought?

3. John Stuart Mill completes the book ON LIBERTY by doing what?

4. How does one begin to persecute another?

5. In England, why did the number of prisoners increase?

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