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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. The movements towards individuality that is released from intense restrictions are a sign, according to the philosopher, of what?
(a) Troubles to come.
(b) More issues with which to deal.
(c) Hope for the future.
(d) A return to the past.

2. Can an opinion be vulnerable to attack once exposed?
(a) Never.
(b) No.
(c) Yes.
(d) Rarely.

3. Why is their friendship less unusual today?
(a) Since family members are often friends.
(b) Since many people do not marry for love but for money.
(c) Since education has been turned into a coeducational experience.
(d) Since husbands and wives are expected to be close companions.

4. What does John Stuart Mill show about the real challenge regarding one's views?
(a) It is to make sure one's views are accurate and without faults.
(b) It is to face the fact that your beliefs may be wrong.
(c) It is to keep those views to oneself.
(d) It is to face the conflict that can emerge when opinions are shared with a view to obtaining the truth of any given matter.

5. What aspects did these two study?
(a) The world of painting and sculpture.
(b) The world of crime and legislation related to it.
(c) The world of science and technology.
(d) The world of mathematics and science.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is John Stuart's brother?

2. In Mill's case, does he typically mean violent factions?

3. Was Mill an advocate for the women's rights movement?

4. What altered who could be citizens and who hoped to be, or to become so?

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

Short Essay Questions

1. How is tyranny a threat to democracy?

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

3. What does John Stuart Mill say about the education system in Great Britain in the 1800s? How can one relate to this today?

4. Describe Mill and his wife's relationship.

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

6. How does John Stuart Mill begin this chapter?

7. What does Mill say about the beliefs that one opposes?

8. What is thought of Copernicus' knowledge now?

9. Describe Mill's education.

10. What is the story of Copernicus?

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