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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. According to Hanh, when must one recognize negative feelings?
(a) When faced with a decision.
(b) When they arise.
(c) Before they arise.
(d) When one has emotional support.
2. What happens when one is cut off from nature?
3. According to Hanh's "Nourishing of Healthy Seeds", what are the two levels of consciousness?
(a) Planting and harvesting.
(b) Mindfulness and manifestation.
(c) Seeds and their manifestation.
(d) Seeds and awareness.
4. What groups comprise large family units, which for the most part, have now disbanded?
(a) Parents, children, and grandparents.
(b) Parents, children, grandparents, and great grandparents.
(c) Parents, children, grandparents, and aunts.
(d) Parents, children, grandparents, aunts, and uncles.
5. What are the fruits of meditation?
(a) Peace, joy, and clarity.
(b) Clarity, determination, and patience.
(c) Mindfulness, clarity, and patience.
(d) Clarity, determination, and peace.
6. Which of these dissolves anger?
7. 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 will naturally flow to the masses.
(b) Mindful living needs to reach only a few to have an effect on many.
(c) Mindful living is a tool that must be actively used.
(d) Mindful living is intended to create peace for one individual.
8. What is the basis for real strength when one tries to make a change in the world?
(c) Deep inner peace.
9. At the beginning of Chapter 51, Hanh introduces the word interbeing. What is the meaning of this word?
(a) All things are sources of energy.
(b) All things are connected.
(c) All things exist in harmony.
(d) All things are sacred.
10. According to Hanh, what happens to anger when one pounds a pillow?
(a) It is negated.
(b) It subsides completely.
(c) It becomes more intense.
(d) It subsides temporarily.
11. What is the result of compassion towards another who is suffering?
(a) Love and peace.
(b) Eternal gratitude.
(c) Unconditional love.
(d) Joy and peace.
12. What should mindful living not do?
(a) Intrude on others' beliefs.
(b) Insulate one from all suffering.
(c) Blind one from seeing real problems in the world.
(d) Try to cure all suffering.
13. According to Hanh in "Mindfulness of Anger", what kind of problems does anger create?
(a) Health problems.
(b) Self-esteem problems.
(c) Self-control problems.
(d) Relationship problems.
14. What does Hanh view as the best investment one can make?
(a) Nurturing one's spiritual interests.
(b) Cultivating a lifelong commitment.
(c) Maintaining one's health.
(d) Cultivating a relationship with a friend.
15. In "Transforming Feelings", who/what is analogous to emotion?
(a) The mother.
(b) The crying child.
Short Answer Questions
1. What connection is made to one's parents as one looks in a mirror?
2. What facilities for gatherings does Hanh recommend for replacing the large family units?
3. What is Hanh's lament in "It is a Great Joy to hold Your Grandchild"?
4. What is the Buddhist term for understanding completely?
5. What should one do as angry feelings subside?
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