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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter IV: The Ethics of Elfland.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why, earlier in Chapter One, does Chesterton tell the story of the sailor?
(a) The sailor will appear throughout the book.
(b) He is that sailor.
(c) To explain his picture of God.
(d) To illustrate his idea of wonder.
2. In the middle of Chapter One, why does Chesterton say this book is a joke on him?
(a) He wrote it so he could win a bet.
(b) He does not take its content seriously.
(c) No one around him agrees with his argument.
(d) He went looking for something that is already known.
3. Who is Mr. Blatchford?
(a) A martyr.
(b) A pagan.
(c) A humanitarian.
(d) An early Christian.
4. In Chapter III, The Suicide of Thought, what is the problem with modern philosophers?
(a) They have no hope of finding the answer.
(b) They are intellectually lazy.
(c) They cannot find the answer.
(d) They cannot see the riddle.
5. As the reader can infer from the beginning of Chapter Two, what is Hanwell?
(a) The author's neighborhood.
(b) A prestigious church.
(c) An insane asylum.
(d) A hospital.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does the book look in relation to Chesterton, according to the author himself?
2. According to Chesterton in Chapter Two, what is comparable to curing a madman?
3. What do art and ecstasy recall to us, in Chesterton's words? (Chesterton 2000, p.g 212)
4. Chesterton says that this common ground is mostly found among what group of readers?
5. What problem, according to Chesterton, is the central issue in the book?
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