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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 Wilhelm Von Humboldt?
(a) A Polish philosopher.
(b) A Swedish philosopher.
(c) An Austrian philosopher.
(d) A German philosopher.

2. What did Humboldt believe is the greatest goal in the holistic development of humanity?
(a) To be kind and loving.
(b) To be happy and healthy.
(c) To be religious and faithful.
(d) To be complete and whole.

3. For the most part, does the philosopher urge the government to take action regarding this type of trade?
(a) No.
(b) Often.
(c) Usually.
(d) Yes.

4. The desire that Humboldt put forth for humanity and the method of exploration that he suggests combined with whose systematic thinking and exploration of ideas all tend to assist the process of thought towards arrival at the whole truth of life and of the reality for people?
(a) Joshua Mill and Hillary Thomas.
(b) John Stuart Mill and Harriet Taylor.
(c) James Mill and Harriet Tubman.
(d) Justin Mill and Henrietta Toth.

5. What does the author believe regarding medicines?
(a) They should never be used.
(b) They are very dangerous.
(c) Under certain circumstances they may be warranted.
(d) They are useless.

Short Answer Questions

1. At the end of the text, he is openly referring to what?

2. What is part of the reason for this discussion?

3. What is one aspect of trade mentioned?

4. Which goods or services stay on the market?

5. To what does the author make it clear that he is opposed?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Mill have to say about one's place in society in the Victorian age?

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

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

4. Who is Wilhelm Von Humboldt?

5. What example does he give to support his ideas about what is under attack?

6. What does Mill believe is under attack?

7. What are two of the most significant questions regarding one's conduct?

8. Is this discussion of trade relevant for readers of today? Why or why not?

9. What does J.S. Mill imply at the end of the text regarding the nurturing of society?

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

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