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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What do large family units provide?
(a) Childcare while parents work.
(b) Safety for children of suffering parents.
(c) Acceptance of the elderly.
(d) Less stressful environment for working parents.
2. In the story "Look into Your Hand", who told the young man to look at his hand?
(a) His father.
(b) His grandmother.
(d) His mother.
3. Why does looking into his own hand keep the man from feeling lonely?
(a) He is reminded of his place in the universe.
(b) He remembers his mother.
(c) He realizes all things are connected.
(d) He remembers his faith.
4. In Hanh's analogy of viruses and antibodies, what role(s) do the negative seeds play?
5. How many years does it take for nuclear waste to become a flower?
(a) One quarter of a million.
(b) One half of a million.
(c) One million.
(d) Infinitely many.
6. What facilities for gatherings does Hanh recommend for replacing the large family units?
(a) Community libraries.
(b) Community centers.
(c) Public gardens.
(d) Large churches.
7. What does Hanh view as the best investment one can make?
(a) Cultivating a lifelong commitment.
(b) Cultivating a relationship with a friend.
(c) Nurturing one's spiritual interests.
(d) Maintaining one's health.
8. What makes it more possible for one to sustain action for a worthy cause?
(b) Mindful living.
(c) The ability to be flexible.
(d) The fruits of meditation.
9. Which of these is NOT a component for the extension of mindful living into the world?
(a) Conscious breathing.
10. What else must exist for wealth to be possible in the world?
11. According to Hanh, what are most individuals willing to find out about an issue?
(a) Their friends' stance on the issue.
(b) The solution to the problem.
(c) The villain who created the problem
(d) The source of the problem.
12. What can be transformed into healthy energy by recognizing that it is part of oneself?
(b) Neutral emotions.
(c) Unpleasant emotions.
(d) Pleasant emotions.
13. According to Hanh's "Nourishing of Healthy Seeds", what are the two levels of consciousness?
(a) Seeds and their manifestation.
(b) Seeds and awareness.
(c) Mindfulness and manifestation.
(d) Planting and harvesting.
14. What must occur before one understands another person?
(a) One must love unconditionally.
(b) One must suffer the other's sufferings.
(c) One must seek guidance from religion.
(d) One must develop mindfulness.
15. What seeds do most individuals focus on in their lives?
(a) Negative seeds.
(b) Positive and negative seeds.
(c) No seeds.
(d) Positive seeds.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Hanh consider to be one's "second heart"?
2. According to Hanh in "The River of Feelings", how many types of feelings do humans experience throughout life?
3. What groups comprise large family units, which for the most part, have now disbanded?
4. For whom should one feel compassion?
5. What should mindful living not do?
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