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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter VI: The Paradoxes of Christianity.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Chesterton define as the problem with pessimists?
(a) They are cosmic anti-patriots.
(b) They impede progress.
(c) They are opposed to religious beliefs in any form.
(d) They are opposed to optimists.
2. Who is Mr. Blatchford?
(a) A pagan.
(b) An early Christian.
(c) A humanitarian.
(d) A martyr.
3. How does today's skeptic compare to the skeptic of the French Revolution, according to Chesterton?
(a) Today's skeptic is a true revolutionary.
(b) Today's skeptic is not nearly so violent.
(c) Today's skeptic is not a Jacobin.
(d) Today's skeptic cannot even define what he trusts.
4. What, in Chesterton's example, might God have an eternal appetite for?
5. Who is Mr. Street?
(a) A character in one of Chesterton's tales.
(b) The man most affected by the book.
(c) A journalist who first reviewed the book Orthodoxy.
(d) A philosopher who probably opposes Chesterton.
Short Answer Questions
1. What fact do religious men no longer accept as a foundational belief?
2. What does Chesterton not mean by the word "orthodoxy"?
3. What is the problem with taking change as the ideal in a man's life, according to Chesterton?
4. What is Chesterton's amazement at scientific advancement?
5. According to Chesterton, how did men gain morality?
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