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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does the author makes clear when he refers to liberty?
(a) He means societal liberty.
(b) He means governmental liberty.
(c) He means personal liberty.
(d) He means religious liberty.

2. How was John Stuart's father able to support him and his work?
(a) He used many credit cards.
(b) He acquired a loan.
(c) He worked many jobs.
(d) He was wealthy.

3. Who has been exclusively and specifically an intellectual and emotional companion of J.S. Mill's?
(a) His wife.
(b) His cousin.
(c) His mother.
(d) His sister.

4. Had many of the Europeans were or recently were living under the authority of monarchies and aristocracies?
(a) Few.
(b) None.
(c) Many.
(d) Some.

5. Is one's opinion powerful?
(a) No.
(b) A little.
(c) Not at all.
(d) Yes.

Short Answer Questions

1. Towards what was there a Continental attitude?

2. In what work of this ancient philosopher does he refer to factions within a political system?

3. What is the definition for this type of liberty?

4. Who is John Stuart's father?

5. What can sharing views do, according to the author?

Short Essay Questions

1. How do Mill's thoughts about liberty pertain to women?

2. How is this author considered a philosopher?

3. What is the story of Copernicus?

4. With what does the book begin? Why?

5. How does John Stuart Mill begin this chapter?

6. What does John Stuart Mill say about his wife? Why?

7. What is known about John Stuart Mill's father and brother?

8. What movements are taking place during Mill's time in Great Britain and Europe?

9. What is one goal of the education system in the Middle Ages?

10. What role does John Stuart Mill play in the women's movement?

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