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

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

3. What is another major benefit of giving freedom and safety to voice individual opinions within society?
(a) Those who know the truth can keep it to themselves.
(b) Those who know the truth can share it with others.
(c) Those who are mistaken will continue to believe only themselves.
(d) Those who are mistaken can come to see the truth.

4. There was a great movement toward greater _____________ for the peoples of Europe.
(a) Fear.
(b) Independence.
(c) War.
(d) Dependence.

5. What is another topic these two cover?
(a) Stenography.
(b) Various theories.
(c) Space travel.
(d) Narcotic drugs.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Mill begin to set forth?

2. What aspects did these two study?

3. What are the additional responsibilities that will be included for a democracy?

4. What would be a significant social project?

5. Why does the author go on to put this liberty into historical context?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why must one be careful when discussing an issue or disagreeing over one's opinion?

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

3. Why does the author put the idea of liberty into historical context? Does he confine his criticism to Great Britain?

4. What does the author discuss regarding controlling people?

5. What is the story of Copernicus?

6. What is thought of Copernicus' knowledge now?

7. How does John Stuart Mill begin this chapter?

8. What was exposed by this aspect of the Middle Ages education system?

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

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

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