|Name: _________________________||Period: ___________________|
This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Which river, supposedly, contains enough chemicals to develop photographs?
(a) The Rhine River.
(b) The Nile River.
(c) The Mississippi River.
(d) The Charles River.
2. What can be transformed into healthy energy by recognizing that it is part of oneself?
(a) Neutral emotions.
(b) Pleasant emotions.
(d) Unpleasant emotions.
3. According to Hanh's "Nourishing of Healthy Seeds", what are the two levels of consciousness?
(a) Seeds and awareness.
(b) Mindfulness and manifestation.
(c) Seeds and their manifestation.
(d) Planting and harvesting.
4. How many years does it take for nuclear waste to become a flower?
(a) One quarter of a million.
(b) One million.
(c) One half of a million.
(d) Infinitely many.
5. What is the basis for real strength when one tries to make a change in the world?
(d) Deep inner peace.
6. What must occur before one understands another person?
(a) One must suffer the other's sufferings.
(b) One must develop mindfulness.
(c) One must seek guidance from religion.
(d) One must love unconditionally.
7. According to Hanh, which of the following are feelings that are experienced by humans during life?
(a) Harmless and harmful.
(b) Love and fear.
(c) Love and hate.
(d) Pleasant and neutral.
8. What is Hanh's definition of compassion?
(a) Offering to help in another's suffering.
(b) Feeling the intensity of another's suffering.
(c) The ability to remove suffering from another person.
(d) Understanding why another is suffering.
9. What should mindful living not do?
(a) Blind one from seeing real problems in the world.
(b) Intrude on others' beliefs.
(c) Insulate one from all suffering.
(d) Try to cure all suffering.
10. 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 a tool that must be actively used.
(b) Mindful living is intended to create peace for one individual.
(c) Mindful living needs to reach only a few to have an effect on many.
(d) Mindful living will naturally flow to the masses.
11. According to the chapter "The Roots of Anger", where does the source of anger usually reside?
(a) Within oneself.
(b) In the universe.
(c) In negative thinking.
(d) In the situation.
12. What are the fruits of meditation?
(a) Clarity, determination, and patience.
(b) Peace, joy, and clarity.
(c) Mindfulness, clarity, and patience.
(d) Clarity, determination, and peace.
13. What seeds do most individuals focus on in their lives?
(a) No seeds.
(b) Negative seeds.
(c) Positive seeds.
(d) Positive and negative seeds.
14. According Hanh, if one item is removed from the universe, how many others will cease to exist?
(d) One hundred thousand.
15. According to Hanh, when must one recognize negative feelings?
(a) Before they arise.
(b) When one has emotional support.
(c) When they arise.
(d) When faced with a decision.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Hanh consider to be one's "second heart"?
2. In the story "Look into Your Hand", who told the young man to look at his hand?
3. After realizing that the person expressing anger has experienced abuse, illness, or a setback, what can one learn to feel?
4. According to Hanh, what happens to anger when one pounds a pillow?
5. For whom should one feel compassion?
This section contains 543 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)