Peace Is Every Step Test | Final Test - Easy

Nhat Hanh
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who used mindful living in Vietnam to act on the suffering of others?
(a) The author.
(b) The author and his monastic fellows.
(c) The South Vietnamese.
(d) The Dalai Lama.

2. According to the chapter "The Roots of Anger", where does the source of anger usually reside?
(a) In negative thinking.
(b) Within oneself.
(c) In the situation.
(d) In the universe.

3. What is Hanh's attitude towards the Western tradition of hugging?
(a) Negative.
(b) Skeptical.
(c) Positive.
(d) Indifferent.

4. How should individuals react to unpleasant feelings?
(a) Reject the emotions.
(b) Ignore the emotions.
(c) Face the emotions.
(d) Cling to the emotions.

5. What does Hanh view as the best investment one can make?
(a) Maintaining one's health.
(b) Cultivating a relationship with a friend.
(c) Nurturing one's spiritual interests.
(d) Cultivating a lifelong commitment.

6. 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 intended to create peace for one individual.
(b) Mindful living is a tool that must be actively used.
(c) Mindful living needs to reach only a few to have an effect on many.
(d) Mindful living will naturally flow to the masses.

7. 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.

8. What is the basis for real strength when one tries to make a change in the world?
(a) Deep inner peace.
(b) Wealth.
(c) Courage.
(d) Power.

9. What can be transformed into healthy energy by recognizing that it is part of oneself?
(a) Unpleasant emotions.
(b) Pleasant emotions.
(c) Neutral emotions.
(d) Indifference.

10. In which river did the author wash his face?
(a) The Mississippi River.
(b) The Nile River.
(c) The Ohio River.
(d) The Charles River.

11. According to Hanh in "The River of Feelings", how many types of feelings do humans experience throughout life?
(a) One.
(b) Three.
(c) Two.
(d) Infinitely many.

12. What connection is made to one's parents as one looks in a mirror?
(a) One's own failings are similar to those of the parents.
(b) The gifts from the parents of body, mind, and spirit.
(c) The love one feels for the parents.
(d) The gift of continuity passed on by one's parents.

13. According to Hanh's "Nourishing of Healthy Seeds", what are the two levels of consciousness?
(a) Planting and harvesting.
(b) Seeds and awareness.
(c) Mindfulness and manifestation.
(d) Seeds and their manifestation.

14. According to Hanh, what are most individuals willing to find out about an issue?
(a) The solution to the problem.
(b) The source of the problem.
(c) Their friends' stance on the issue.
(d) The villain who created the problem

15. What groups comprise large family units, which for the most part, have now disbanded?
(a) Parents, children, grandparents, and aunts.
(b) Parents, children, and grandparents.
(c) Parents, children, grandparents, and great grandparents.
(d) Parents, children, grandparents, aunts, and uncles.

Short Answer Questions

1. What happens when one mindfully recognizes anger?

2. What term means "the essence of a person's true nature"?

3. In "Transforming Feelings", who/what symbolizes mindfulness?

4. What is Hanh's attitude towards the Western cultures' treatment of parents?

5. In "Transforming Feelings", who/what is analogous to emotion?

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