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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter III: The Suicide of Thought.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What happened as Chesterton put the final touches onto the heresy he had created?
(a) He found that he no longer believed it.
(b) He found that it was orthodoxy.
(c) He found that the heresy was untenable.
(d) He found that the heresy was paganism.
2. What, according to Chesterton, is the proper place for humility?
(a) In a man's perception of others.
(b) In a man's view of himself.
(c) In a man's sense of ambition and effort.
(d) In a man's sense of conviction.
3. What document does Chesterton refer to by the word "orthodoxy"?
(a) The Disciples' Creed.
(b) The Nicene Creed.
(c) The Apostles' Creed.
(d) The Athanasian Creed.
4. What does Chesterton say is the quintessence of will?
(a) That it has knowable consequences.
(b) That it is an action of freedom.
(c) That it is particular.
(d) That it is individual.
5. Why, earlier in Chapter One, does Chesterton tell the story of the sailor?
(a) To explain his picture of God.
(b) To illustrate his idea of wonder.
(c) He is that sailor.
(d) The sailor will appear throughout the book.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Chesterton label as the second problem of modern intellectualism?
2. Why does Chesterton admire Joan of Arc?
3. What does Chesterton assume as common ground between him and any reader?
4. How does H. G. Wells perceive categories of things?
5. According to Chesterton, what is the only thing a poet desires?
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