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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In the story "Look into Your Hand", who told the young man to look at his hand?
(b) His mother.
(c) His father.
(d) His grandmother.
2. After realizing that the person expressing anger has experienced abuse, illness, or a setback, what can one learn to feel?
3. In "Mindfulness Must Be Engaged", what does Hanh remind readers of concerning the extension of mindful living from one person to the world?
(a) Mindful living is a tool that must be actively used.
(b) Mindful living needs to reach only a few to have an effect on many.
(c) Mindful living will naturally flow to the masses.
(d) Mindful living is intended to create peace for one individual.
4. According to Hanh in "The River of Feelings", how many types of feelings do humans experience throughout life?
(a) Infinitely many.
5. According to Hanh, what happens to anger when one pounds a pillow?
(a) It subsides completely.
(b) It is negated.
(c) It becomes more intense.
(d) It subsides temporarily.
6. Who used mindful living in Vietnam to act on the suffering of others?
(a) The South Vietnamese.
(b) The Dalai Lama.
(c) The author.
(d) The author and his monastic fellows.
7. What groups comprise large family units, which for the most part, have now disbanded?
(a) Parents, children, grandparents, and aunts.
(b) Parents, children, grandparents, aunts, and uncles.
(c) Parents, children, grandparents, and great grandparents.
(d) Parents, children, and grandparents.
8. What happens when one mindfully recognizes anger?
(a) Anger changes to a solution.
(b) Anger changes to love.
(c) Anger loses its power.
(d) Anger changes to compassion.
9. According to Hanh, what would improve the power of hugging?
(a) Combining hugging with mindful breathing.
(b) Combining hugging with a smile.
(c) Hugging only when the feeling is shared.
(d) Hugging only when the feeling is genuine.
10. What can be transformed into healthy energy by recognizing that it is part of oneself?
(b) Unpleasant emotions.
(c) Pleasant emotions.
(d) Neutral emotions.
11. According to Hanh in "Mindfulness of Anger", what kind of problems does anger create?
(a) Self-control problems.
(b) Self-esteem problems.
(c) Relationship problems.
(d) Health problems.
12. What happens when one is cut off from nature?
13. How can one find peace and love when feeling angry?
(a) By recognizing anger as a source of positive energy.
(b) By ignoring the anger.
(c) By recognizing that anger is fleeting.
(d) By acting on the feeling of anger.
14. In Hanh's analogy of viruses and antibodies, what role(s) do the negative seeds play?
15. What three concepts can be included in family life that will promote inner peace?
(a) Meditation sessions, meditation rooms, and mindful dinners.
(b) Reading rooms, family altar, and mindful dinners.
(c) Music room, reading room, and conscious breathing.
(d) Breathing room, media room, and mindful dinners.
Short Answer Questions
1. What must be one's approach towards nature for survival?
2. According to Hanh's "Look into Your Hand", what can be found in a single person?
3. What should mindful living not do?
4. In which river did the author wash his face?
5. What do negative feelings leave behind if they are not faced?
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