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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. According to Hanh, what are most individuals willing to find out about an issue?
(a) The source of the problem.
(b) The solution to the problem.
(c) The villain who created the problem
(d) Their friends' stance on the issue.
2. In which river did the author wash his face?
(a) The Charles River.
(b) The Ohio River.
(c) The Mississippi River.
(d) The Nile River.
3. What must be one's approach towards nature for survival?
4. According to Hanh in "The River of Feelings", how many types of feelings do humans experience throughout life?
(d) Infinitely many.
5. What seeds do most individuals focus on in their lives?
(a) Negative seeds.
(b) No seeds.
(c) Positive and negative seeds.
(d) Positive seeds.
6. According to Hanh's "Look into Your Hand", what can be found in a single person?
(d) All things.
7. What becomes of a beautiful cut rose after it dies?
(a) It is forgotten.
(b) It becomes garbage.
(c) It is remembered for its fragrance.
(d) It is revived when placed in sunlight.
8. According to the chapter "The Roots of Anger", where does the source of anger usually reside?
(a) In the situation.
(b) Within oneself.
(c) In the universe.
(d) In negative thinking.
9. What can happen when one observes parents with compassion?
(a) One can avoid repeating the cycle.
(b) One can understand the wrongs of the parents.
(c) One finds joy and peace.
(d) One can forgive them their wrongs.
10. What are most individuals unwilling to do about an issue?
(a) Admit their role in the issue.
(b) Forget their unpleasant feelings.
(c) Change the situation to solve the problem.
(d) Not blame others for the problem.
11. After realizing that the person expressing anger has experienced abuse, illness, or a setback, what can one learn to feel?
12. 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.
13. According to Hanh, what would improve the power of hugging?
(a) Combining hugging with mindful breathing.
(b) Hugging only when the feeling is genuine.
(c) Hugging only when the feeling is shared.
(d) Combining hugging with a smile.
14. According to Hanh, what happens to anger when one pounds a pillow?
(a) It subsides completely.
(b) It subsides temporarily.
(c) It is negated.
(d) It becomes more intense.
15. What reason does Hanh give for the abuse of children at their own parents' hands?
(a) The parents themselves were abused.
(b) The parents were only disciplining the child.
(c) The parents were not living in mindfulness.
(d) The child misunderstood discipline for abuse.
Short Answer Questions
1. How should individuals react to unpleasant feelings?
2. What facilities for gatherings does Hanh recommend for replacing the large family units?
3. What must occur before one understands another person?
4. According to Hanh, which of the following are feelings that are experienced by humans during life?
5. What is Hanh's lament in "It is a Great Joy to hold Your Grandchild"?
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