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Multiple Choice Questions

1. What do the author's intentions appear to be regarding the writing of this book?
(a) To come up with something that will help him to express his opinions.
(b) To come up with something useful to his contemporaries within the 'liberal movement.'
(c) To come up with something to give his contemporaries hope.
(d) To come up with something useful for today's readers.

2. 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.

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

4. What is the author now interested in figuring out, regarding the principles?
(a) How to reevaluate the principles.
(b) How to apply the principles that he has discussed so far.
(c) How to apply the principles to his local community.
(d) How to apply the principles to his life.

5. What is one example that he cites regarding persecution?
(a) Complaints by school children for having to attend school during bad weather.
(b) The closing of businesses for a national holiday.
(c) Fierce objections against museums being open on the Sabbath.
(d) Objections to having late business hours during the week.

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

7. How does one begin to persecute another?
(a) It is a response by someone with strong beliefs trying to oppose the reverse belief.
(b) They taunt someone for their beliefs.
(c) They verbally abuse someone else.
(d) They physically attack another person.

8. What other countries does the author also believe have become more alike to one another?
(a) The British and French.
(b) The Germans and the Russians.
(c) The Americans and Canadians.
(d) The Mexicans and the Americans.

9. What is the definition of this type of trade?
(a) The state will not regulate the manufacturing and marketing of products but that competition in the marketplace without monopoly.
(b) This is trade between many countries.
(c) Only trade unions may participate in this form of trade.
(d) This isolates a country by not allowing it to trade with others.

10. What does the author give the reader regarding this issue?
(a) A few responses.
(b) A few examples.
(c) A few opinions.
(d) A few questions.

11. What does the author believe is immoral?
(a) To only nurture in certain areas.
(b) To curtail their nurturance, inclusive of their intellectual abilities.
(c) To allow everyone the same amount of nurturing.
(d) To nurture those who may be destructive.

12. What is one strength of this book?
(a) One can read it very quickly.
(b) One can transfer the applicability of the principles and observations made to the present culture and time.
(c) One can understand Mill's perspective.
(d) One can agree with all Mill has to say.

13. What does Mill say about when one might pass a village or two away from one's home?
(a) The people are unwelcoming and cold.
(b) The people can barely be understood because they are as distinctive as if the next town were the next nation.
(c) The people are much like those in one's own village.
(d) The people are odd and uninviting.

14. What does Mill do regarding trade?
(a) He suggests it.
(b) He ignores it.
(c) He discusses it.
(d) He complains about it.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Mill believe had a hand in dealing with those who are undisciplined?

2. What, along with sufficient opportunities to express the nature, are all conducive to a healthy and vigorous individual and society according to Mill?

3. Who does the author assert endeavors to make everyone alike?

4. What happens to the other goods and services?

5. Who is Wilhelm Von Humboldt?

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