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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. What has an adverse effect upon separation?
(a) The desire to have similar belief systems.
(b) A need for differentiation.
(c) Improved communications and other systems that 'break down distance.'
(d) Weakened communications.

2. What specifically is one thing the author addresses at the beginning of this chapter?
(a) How will people adjust to having sovereignty.
(b) What will be the cause of sovereignty.
(c) Who will feel the need for sovereignty.
(d) What amount of sovereignty each individual preserves over himself or herself.

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

4. What is one strength of this book?
(a) One can transfer the applicability of the principles and observations made to the present culture and time.
(b) One can read it very quickly.
(c) One can understand Mill's perspective.
(d) One can agree with all Mill has to say.

5. What does Mill believe had a hand in dealing with those who are undisciplined?
(a) The political parties.
(b) Religion.
(c) The military.
(d) The gangs.

Short Answer Questions

1. How would many argue against Humboldt's beliefs?

2. Here John Stuart Mill addresses the impact of what regarding expressing one's opinions?

3. John Stuart Mill completes the book ON LIBERTY by doing what?

4. Why is it a problem that some Mormons openly practice polygamy?

5. How does one begin to persecute another?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is the author's belief that will happen if a government does not nurture its citizens?

2. What does Mill observe about Mormons?

3. What is one strength of which the readers of this book must be aware?

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

5. What does the author say about finding one's proper place and balance within society?

6. What does Humboldt believe? Why might others disagree with him?

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

8. How does John Stuart Mill complete this book?

9. What is meant by free trade?

10. What does Mill believe is under attack?

(see the answer keys)

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