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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What religious sect had the author previously cited?
(a) The Presbyterians.
(b) The Jehovah's Witnesses.
(c) The Lutherans.
(d) The Unitarians.
2. How does one begin to persecute another?
(a) They taunt someone for their beliefs.
(b) They verbally abuse someone else.
(c) They physically attack another person.
(d) It is a response by someone with strong beliefs trying to oppose the reverse belief.
3. To what group of individuals could the author be compared, based on his beliefs about religion?
4. What matter does the philosopher then take up?
(a) Educational systems.
(b) The Constitution of the United States.
(c) Religious beliefs.
(d) Days off from work.
5. What is of great concern to the philosopher, regarding human nature and character of individuality?
(a) Finding out how extreme one's behavior can be and be accepted in society.
(b) Finding their proper place and balance within the society.
(c) Finding out one's own beliefs.
(d) Finding out how to deal with opposing views.
6. What does Mill believe is under attack?
(a) Discipline and control.
(b) Freedom and variety of situations.
(c) Life and liberty.
(d) Love and empathy.
7. Who has provided a grand support of Mill's statement regarding variety of situation?
(a) The French.
(b) The Chinese.
(c) The Spanish.
(d) The Germans.
8. 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 the author's time period and culture can make political decisions that are directly relevant to them.
(c) So that readers of today can make political decisions that are directly relevant to them.
(d) So that readers of other cultures can make political decisions that are directly relevant to them.
9. From what century is Wilhelm Von Humboldt?
(a) The 19th century.
(b) The 18th century.
(c) The 16th century.
(d) The 17th century.
10. According to the author, what is persecution?
(a) A reaction of people to others.
(b) When an individual or group physicalls assaults another.
(c) When one person does not like another person.
(d) When an individual or a group emotionally or physically abuses another.
11. 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.
12. At the end of the text, he is openly referring to what?
(a) The Poor House Law.
(b) The Rich Law Board.
(c) The Poor Law Board.
(d) The Poverty Rules.
13. In what cases might the government need to take action?
(a) In all cases.
(b) In the case of food.
(c) In the case of poisons.
(d) In the case of weapons.
14. 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 protecting people from the harsh truths and realities of life.
(c) For the sake of those who do not have their basic needs met.
(d) For the sake of those who are unintelligent or uneducated.
15. What does the author believe the Victorian age has done regarding freedom and energy of individuality?
(a) It has gone too far in the direction of suppressing this.
(b) It has not changed fast enough.
(c) It has given too much freedom to too many people.
(d) It has not gone far enough in the other direction.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the author believe members of society need to have nurtured?
2. Who is J.S. Mill's ancient predecessor?
3. For whom is this section written?
4. What does John Stuart Mill repeat is needed and beneficial to humanity on the whole?
5. What other countries does the author also believe have become more alike to one another?
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