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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. How does the author take the matter discussed in previous chapters into a deeper discussion?
(a) He delves deeper into the effects of tyranny.
(b) He delves deeper into the obstacles facing democracies.
(c) He delves deeper into the compromising of people in a society.
(d) He delves deeper into the individuality of people within a society.

3. What is the cause of the example he gives?
(a) Employees do not enjoy working late during the week.
(b) Children do not like to attend school.
(c) An open museum on the Sabbath countermands a religious law.
(d) Patrons want to be able to shop on holidays.

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

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

6. 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.

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

8. According to Humboldt, what does every individual need in order to learn himself fully?
(a) Freedom and variety of situations.
(b) Truth and honesty.
(c) Intelligence and education.
(d) Their basic needs taken care of.

9. To what is separation often conducive?
(a) At least some individuation.
(b) Understanding.
(c) No individuation.
(d) Much individuation.

10. Do Unitarians face persecution in Mill's society?
(a) Much.
(b) Little.
(c) A great deal.
(d) None.

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

12. Can the interference and control of the individual by the state or nation be the preferred course of action?
(a) No.
(b) Never.
(c) Yes.
(d) Rarely.

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

14. 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.

15. According to Mill, is it immoral for a government to deny its own people development?
(a) Yes, sometimes.
(b) Yes, definitely.
(c) No, never.
(d) No, most of the time.

Short Answer Questions

1. Does the author believe that the notion of 'the Sabbath' requires a religious justification?

2. According to the author, what is persecution?

3. When should drugs be used?

4. What did Humboldt believe is the greatest goal in the holistic development of humanity?

5. What is part of the reason for this discussion?

(see the answer keys)

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