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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. What is the "false theory of progress?" (Chesterton 2000, pg. 196)
(a) Defining man's progress in terms of religion.
(b) Changing the standards rather than becoming better.
(c) Confusing people with too much data.
(d) Tracking man's progress poorly.
2. According to Chesterton at the beginning of the first chapter, why did he write the book?
(a) Because he had to work through his religious beliefs.
(b) Because he had a well-crafted argument for Christianity.
(c) As a personal challenge to himself.
(d) In response to a challenge.
3. Why does Chesterton not claim this new-found philosophy as his own?
(a) It belongs to God and humanity.
(b) It is a way of living rather than a philosophy.
(c) He is too modest to claim his own work.
(d) He did not really find or invent it.
4. Who does Chesterton name as the only great English poet to go mad?
5. What does Chesterton say is the quintessence of will?
(a) That it has knowable consequences.
(b) That it is particular.
(c) That it is individual.
(d) That it is an action of freedom.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Chesterton name as the second principle of democracy?
2. According to Chesterton, what is too big an undertaking for a book even of a larger scope?
3. In Chapter One, what has Christianity named the mixture of the well-known and the unknown?
4. Chesterton says that this common ground is mostly found among what group of readers?
5. In the same story of the sailor, what is better than discovering a new land?
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