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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. Is the author considered a philosopher?
(a) Maybe.
(b) Yes.
(c) After his death.
(d) No.

2. What did Mary Wollstonecraft support?
(a) Pro life.
(b) Women's rights.
(c) Gay rights.
(d) Equality for African Americans.

3. What altered who could be citizens and who hoped to be, or to become so?
(a) The beginning of property restrictions and other qualities.
(b) Reduced property restrictions and other qualities.
(c) The ending of property restrictions and other qualities.
(d) Increased property restriction and other qualities.

4. Who did Bentham rely upon for support in ideas?
(a) Justin Mill.
(b) Joshua Mill.
(c) John Stuart Mill.
(d) James Mill.

5. Has this tendency continued into the 20th and 21st centuries?
(a) No, not currently.
(b) No, not at all.
(c) Yes, to some degree.
(d) Yes, completely.

Short Answer Questions

1. How is John Stuart Mill viewed?

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

3. Mill believes that freedom of speech as a means of clear expression of opinion has the possibility of doing what?

4. Where did John Stuart's father loom large in relevance during John Stuart's earliest years?

5. What does the author say happens in most cultures regarding private behavior?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. What had Mary Wollstonecraft done for the women's movement?

3. Describe Mill and his wife's relationship.

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

5. What is thought of Copernicus' knowledge now?

6. What does the author mean by liberty?

7. What is said about Aristotle regarding tyranny in this chapter?

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

9. What does the author say about tyranny?

10. How does John Stuart Mill begin this chapter?

(see the answer keys)

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