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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is essential to productivity?
(a) Quick thinking.
(b) Linking the mind and body.
(d) Nimble body movements.
2. In "Eating Mindfully", what is the purpose of eating?
(a) For nourishment.
(b) To eat.
(c) To relax.
(d) For pleasure.
3. What should a driver do when caught by a stop light?
(a) Think about the destination.
(b) Listen to music.
(c) Sit back and smile.
(d) Meditate on yesterday's trip.
4. According to Hanh in "Aimlessness", what does the current culture promote?
(a) Constant activity.
5. What are the spiritual friends that Hanh uses on his mindfulness path?
(a) Dirty dishes, red lights, and traffic jams.
(b) Dirty dishes and bells.
(c) Meditations and bells.
(d) Quiet surroundings, and meditations.
6. According to Hanh's story about an arguing couple, what is the first step to healing?
(a) Respect for others.
(d) Conscious breathing.
7. According to the author, when is peace present?
(a) Today and the future.
(b) Here and now.
(c) At death.
(d) At birth.
8. What is the origin of a smile?
(a) An awakened mind.
(c) A peaceful heart.
(d) A loving heart.
9. According to the foreword, what is the only way to bring about world peace?
(a) The destruction of the atomic bomb.
(b) Education of the masses.
(c) World peace demonstrations.
(d) Internal transformation of the individual.
10. In "The Eucharist", what does one bite of bread give to each disciple?
(d) Real life.
11. What is the background for Hanh's religious training?
12. What can one use daily as a reminder to stop and breathe mindfully?
13. Which techniques can help individuals heal themselves emotionally and psychologically?
(a) Conscious breathing and meditating.
(b) Conscious living and breathing.
(c) Meditating and mindful living.
(d) Conscious breathing and mindful living.
14. Who/what is one never able to escape?
(b) One's self.
15. What does Hanh synchronize with his movements of using a scythe?
(a) His rest periods.
(b) His voice.
(c) His thoughts.
(d) His breathing.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is often forgotten when one approaches life with a constant goal in mind?
2. According to Hanh, what is often a barrier to happiness?
3. What act does Hanh's teaching center around?
4. What enables one to become a real person?
5. What does the author suggest using as a bell of mindfulness when driving in Paris?
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