Mid-Book Test - Medium
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What did Mary publish?
(a) A Vindication of the Rights of Woman.
(b) A Vindication of the Rights of the Unborn.
(c) A Vindication of the Rights of the Black Man.
(d) A Vindication of the Rights of the Homosexual.
2. In what was Mill's education very strong?
(b) The arts.
(c) The sciences.
(d) The humanities.
3. What does the author believe leads to progress?
(a) Clashes that lead to stronger disagreement.
(b) Clashes that end quickly.
(c) Clashes that cause trouble.
(d) Clashes that bring opponents closer to the truth.
4. What does the author think of destructive attacks against an opinion?
(a) They are wise.
(b) They useful.
(c) They are unavoidable.
(d) They are unwise.
5. How is John Stuart Mill viewed?
(a) As having been the most prominent English-speaking thinker in the 19th century.
(b) As having been a crazy man full of crazy ideas.
(c) As having been the most prominent of all English-speaking thinkers of any time.
(d) As having been a fairly prominent philosopher at his time.
Short Answer Questions
1. Of what does the philosopher argue in favor regarding opposing views?
2. What does John Stuart Mill show about the real challenge regarding one's views?
3. What is another topic these two cover?
4. Is one's opinion powerful?
5. What is another major benefit of giving freedom and safety to voice individual opinions within society?
Short Essay Questions
1. What role does John Stuart Mill play in the women's movement?
2. What was exposed by this aspect of the Middle Ages education system?
3. How would Aristotle have worded this previous statement about nurturing?
4. Why must one be careful when discussing an issue or disagreeing over one's opinion?
5. What is the purpose of this chapter?
6. What is one goal of the education system in the Middle Ages?
7. Describe Mill and his wife's relationship.
8. What does Mill say about the impact of how one expresses his or her opinions?
9. What does the author say about taking days off from work?
10. How might the ideas and methods of Humboldt, Mill, and Taylor be useful?
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