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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. Who is John Stuart's brother?
(a) Jeremy Bentham.
(b) Joshua Bartlett.
(c) James Brown.
(d) Justin Benjamin.

2. Of what does the philosopher argue in favor regarding opposing views?
(a) People learning to at least face and confront their opposition.
(b) Accepting others' beliefs as their own.
(c) Not considering others' faulty beliefs and views.
(d) People staying true to their own beliefs and not listening to opposing views.

3. Have the British been connected to this European relationship?
(a) Yes.
(b) Much later.
(c) Maybe.
(d) No.

4. Does Mill directly mention women in particular?
(a) No.
(b) Yes.
(c) At the end of the chapter.
(d) Immediately.

5. What was limiting Copernicus' sharing of his knowledge?
(a) His view was extremely unpopular and met with a great deal of derision and persecution.
(b) His view was extremely popular, so others did not dispute it.
(c) His was was extremely unpopular and met with much opposition.
(d) His view was hardly noticed by others, so his opinions were ignored.

Short Answer Questions

1. The movements towards individuality that is released from intense restrictions are a sign, according to the philosopher, of what?

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

3. Over whom did Copernicus have a superior knowledge of this knowledge?

4. What was initially thought to be John Stuart Mill's career?

5. What does the author makes clear when he refers to liberty?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does the author discuss regarding controlling people?

2. What does Mill explain about Europeans and their sense of unity?

3. How can one learn by expressing one's opinion?

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

5. How is this author considered a philosopher?

6. How is tyranny a threat to democracy?

7. Describe Mill and his wife's relationship.

8. What does the author mean by liberty?

9. What does the author say about tyranny?

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

(see the answer keys)

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