Final Test - Easy
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This quiz consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What are most individuals unwilling to do about an issue?
(a) Not blame others for the problem.
(b) Forget their unpleasant feelings.
(c) Change the situation to solve the problem.
(d) Admit their role in the issue.
2. Who used mindful living in Vietnam to act on the suffering of others?
(a) The author and his monastic fellows.
(b) The Dalai Lama.
(c) The South Vietnamese.
(d) The author.
3. What facilities for gatherings does Hanh recommend for replacing the large family units?
(a) Public gardens.
(b) Large churches.
(c) Community libraries.
(d) Community centers.
4. 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) Combining hugging with a smile.
(d) Hugging only when the feeling is shared.
5. What does Hanh view as the best investment one can make?
(a) Cultivating a relationship with a friend.
(b) Maintaining one's health.
(c) Nurturing one's spiritual interests.
(d) Cultivating a lifelong commitment.
6. What connection is made to one's parents as one looks in a mirror?
(a) The love one feels for the parents.
(b) The gifts from the parents of body, mind, and spirit.
(c) The gift of continuity passed on by one's parents.
(d) One's own failings are similar to those of the parents.
7. What should mindful living not do?
(a) Try to cure all suffering.
(b) Insulate one from all suffering.
(c) Intrude on others' beliefs.
(d) Blind one from seeing real problems in the world.
8. What seeds do most individuals focus on in their lives?
(a) Positive and negative seeds.
(b) Positive seeds.
(c) No seeds.
(d) Negative seeds.
9. What is the result of compassion towards another who is suffering?
(a) Unconditional love.
(b) Love and peace.
(c) Eternal gratitude.
(d) Joy and peace.
10. Who/what lives thanks to the "second heart"?
(b) The suffering masses.
11. What do negative feelings leave behind if they are not faced?
(a) Positive acceptance.
(b) Relief, acceptance, and peace.
(d) Destructive feelings, thoughts, and behaviors.
12. 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) Breathing room, media room, and mindful dinners.
(d) Music room, reading room, and conscious breathing.
13. What is Hanh's lament in "It is a Great Joy to hold Your Grandchild"?
(a) The Western cultures do not honor the elderly.
(b) The Western cultures do not care for the elderly properly.
(c) Grandchildren are cared for by strangers.
(d) Adult children minimize the importance of grandparents.
14. 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.
15. 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.
Short Answer Questions
1. How should individuals react to unpleasant feelings?
2. According to Hanh's "Look into Your Hand", what can be found in a single person?
3. How many years does it take for nuclear waste to become a flower?
4. What is Hanh's attitude towards the Western tradition of hugging?
5. What do large family units provide?
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