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Multiple Choice Questions

1. To what does he refer regarding persecution?
(a) What he has suffered because of persecution.
(b) His own and others' reactions to persecute others as he is to the problem of people struggling to survive persecution.
(c) The persecution of his family.
(d) The suffering of the persecuted.

2. What religious sect had the author previously cited?
(a) The Jehovah's Witnesses.
(b) The Unitarians.
(c) The Lutherans.
(d) The Presbyterians.

3. What does the author do after addressing this issue?
(a) He begins to investigate it.
(b) He discusses other issues.
(c) He wonders what should be done about this issue.
(d) He decides to consider investigating it.

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

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

6. Would Mill's ancient predecessor have agreed with Mill?
(a) No.
(b) Yes.
(c) Sometimes.
(d) Maybe.

7. Between what does the author differentiate?
(a) Opinions that are factual and should be expressed and those that are false.
(b) The legitimate use of free speech and the acts of instigation and provocation.
(c) What is an opinion and what is a fact.
(d) Specific locations and situations in which one may express his or her opinion.

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

9. The desire that Humboldt put forth for humanity and the method of exploration that he suggests combined with whose systematic thinking and exploration of ideas all tend to assist the process of thought towards arrival at the whole truth of life and of the reality for people?
(a) James Mill and Harriet Tubman.
(b) Justin Mill and Henrietta Toth.
(c) Joshua Mill and Hillary Thomas.
(d) John Stuart Mill and Harriet Taylor.

10. What does Mill believe is under attack?
(a) Discipline and control.
(b) Life and liberty.
(c) Freedom and variety of situations.
(d) Love and empathy.

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

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

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

14. What is of great concern to the philosopher, regarding human nature and character of individuality?
(a) Finding their proper place and balance within the society.
(b) Finding out how to deal with opposing views.
(c) Finding out how extreme one's behavior can be and be accepted in society.
(d) Finding out one's own beliefs.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the author now interested in figuring out, regarding the principles?

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

3. In what cases might the government need to take action?

4. What does Mill like to see among the common people of language?

5. How would many argue against Humboldt's beliefs?

(see the answer keys)

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