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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 Mill's ancient predecessor?
(a) Pythagoras.
(b) Socrates.
(c) Plato.
(d) Aristotle.

2. For what did Mill's education prepare him well?
(a) Becoming a famous mathematician.
(b) Being a teacher.
(c) His engineering field.
(d) The social and political work that he came into later in life.

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

4. What would be a significant social project?
(a) To have opposing viewpoints and not discuss them.
(b) To put this simple idea regarding opponents into practice.
(c) To avoid clashes altogether.
(d) To not have opposing viewpoints.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. In this chapter Mill examines what?

2. Both law and public opinion have a tendency to do what?

3. What does Mill address and also take a step further?

4. What does the author believe leads to progress?

5. About what does Copernicus know?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is one goal of the education system in the Middle Ages?

2. What does Mill say about the impact of how one expresses his or her opinions?

3. To what does this analysis lead?

4. What else does the author want to do with his principles?

5. What is one thing that the author want to do with the principles mentioned previously?

6. What does the author discuss regarding controlling people?

7. What does the author say about taking days off from work?

8. Why is it rare that one has complete freedom as long as one does not oppress or oppose the will of others?

9. With what question does the author begin this chapter?

10. To what is the author opposed? How does he support his beliefs regarding this issue?

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