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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Which river, supposedly, contains enough chemicals to develop photographs?
(a) The Rhine River.
(b) The Mississippi River.
(c) The Nile River.
(d) The Charles River.
2. What simple practice should one do when anger begins to rise?
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) Planting and harvesting.
(d) Seeds and their manifestation.
4. 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) Adult children minimize the importance of grandparents.
(c) The Western cultures do not care for the elderly properly.
(d) Grandchildren are cared for by strangers.
5. What must occur before one understands another person?
(a) One must develop mindfulness.
(b) One must suffer the other's sufferings.
(c) One must seek guidance from religion.
(d) One must love unconditionally.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does looking into his own hand keep the man from feeling lonely?
2. In the story "Look into Your Hand", who told the young man to look at his hand?
3. According to the chapter "The Roots of Anger", where does the source of anger usually reside?
4. What gift does holding a grandchild give to the grandparent?
5. Realistically, who can benefit from an individual's mindful living?
Short Essay Questions
1. Explain the Buddhist concept of non-duality. Give an example.
2. What counting analogy could be compared to Hanh's breathing mindfully when one feels anger rising?
3. What must happen to the knots before peace can be found?
4. In "The River of Feelings", what three types of feelings are discussed? Should one feeling be approached differently than another? Why or why not?
5. How does the article "Investing in Friends" demonstrate Hanh's teaching on achieving world peace?
6. According to Hanh, how should an individual treat parents concerning their mistakes?
7. What instructions on meditating does Hanh give the reader in "Meditation on Compassion"? Why would it be more beneficial to meditate on someone who is obviously suffering?
8. Why is it impossible to drop all of one's identity from the parents?
9. Why should one meditate on an individual who has caused personal pain?
10. What does Hanh suggest one might try to do with negative emotions? How can one accomplish this?
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