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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. After realizing that the person expressing anger has experienced abuse, illness, or a setback, what can one learn to feel?
2. In the story "Look into Your Hand", who told the young man to look at his hand?
(a) His mother.
(b) His grandmother.
(c) His father.
3. What is the basis for real strength when one tries to make a change in the world?
(c) Deep inner peace.
4. Why is living in the present essential after experiencing negative feelings?
(a) Knots disappear.
(b) Knots will dissipate the anger.
(c) Knots can be identified as they form.
(d) Knots can help solve the issue.
5. What are most individuals unwilling to do about an issue?
(a) Admit their role in the issue.
(b) Not blame others for the problem.
(c) Forget their unpleasant feelings.
(d) Change the situation to solve the problem.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which of these dissolves anger?
2. What can happen when one observes parents with compassion?
3. What happens when one is cut off from nature?
4. What else must exist for wealth to be possible in the world?
5. Who/what lives thanks to the "second heart"?
Short Essay Questions
1. Explain the Buddhist concept of non-duality. Give an example.
2. 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?
3. How is Hanh's Buddhist faith reintroduced in "Internal Formations"? What is a common analogy to this teaching?
4. Hanh resurrects the concept of interbeing in "Healing the Wounds of War". What role does interbeing play in a veteran's life? Why?
5. What two types of seeds does consciousness include? Explain the relationship between the two. Why is it important to plant positive seeds?
6. What counting analogy could be compared to Hanh's breathing mindfully when one feels anger rising?
7. What theme is expressed in "Look into Your Hand"? Following the theme's message, why should one never feel lonely?
8. What does Hanh suggest one might try to do with negative emotions? How can one accomplish this?
9. What must happen to the knots before peace can be found?
10. What lesson does Hanh teach the reader in "Mindfulness Must be Engaged"?
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