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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who is J.S. Mill's ancient predecessor?
2. To drive the people down into being more slavish and less independent of will and of thought is to do what?
(a) Make a grievous error.
(b) Make a somewhat poor choice.
(c) Make a difficult decision.
(d) Follow the rules of one's culture.
3. To what is separation often conducive?
(a) No individuation.
(b) At least some individuation.
(d) Much individuation.
4. What else does the author address at the beginning of this chapter?
(a) Who will feel the need for sovereignty.
(b) What will be the cause of sovereignty.
(c) Who will control the government or the attendant culture and community.
(d) To what extent the government or the attendant culture and community have a just claim to control the individual.
5. Who does the author believe can be a very real problem?
(a) The weak individual who cannot express his or her opinion.
(b) The individual who purposely keeps the truth from others.
(c) The individual with violent impulses and faulty opinions.
(d) The individual with strong impulses and feeings but without discipline and control.
6. What is the author now interested in figuring out, regarding the principles?
(a) How to apply the principles that he has discussed so far.
(b) How to apply the principles to his local community.
(c) How to apply the principles to his life.
(d) How to reevaluate the principles.
7. 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 are unintelligent or uneducated.
(d) For the sake of those who do not have their basic needs met.
8. At the end of the text, he is openly referring to what?
(a) The Poor Law Board.
(b) The Poor House Law.
(c) The Poverty Rules.
(d) The Rich Law Board.
9. What specifically is one thing the author addresses at the beginning of this chapter?
(a) What will be the cause of sovereignty.
(b) What amount of sovereignty each individual preserves over himself or herself.
(c) Who will feel the need for sovereignty.
(d) How will people adjust to having sovereignty.
10. What is a second question the author focuses on?
(a) What damage would be done to the government by allowing individuals sovereignty?
(b) What damage would be done to those who do not want sovereignty?
(c) What damage would be done to a community when sovereignty exists?
(d) What damage would be done to the individual by restricting his [or her] liberties and controlling the person's behavior?
11. Is taking a dissenting position loudly before an already angry mob free speech?
12. What other countries does the author also believe have become more alike to one another?
(a) The Americans and Canadians.
(b) The British and French.
(c) The Mexicans and the Americans.
(d) The Germans and the Russians.
13. Who is Wilhelm Von Humboldt?
(a) A German philosopher.
(b) A Polish philosopher.
(c) An Austrian philosopher.
(d) A Swedish philosopher.
14. Can the interference and control of the individual by the state or nation be the preferred course of action?
15. What does Mill believe is under attack?
(a) Freedom and variety of situations.
(b) Life and liberty.
(c) Discipline and control.
(d) Love and empathy.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the definition of this type of trade?
2. To what does the author refer regarding variety of situation?
3. What does the author do after addressing this issue?
4. To what does this analysis lead?
5. To what does the author make it clear that he is opposed?
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