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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. According to Hanh, what are most individuals willing to find out about an issue?
(a) The source of the problem.
(b) Their friends' stance on the issue.
(c) The villain who created the problem
(d) The solution to the problem.
2. What else must exist for wealth to be possible in the world?
3. What is Hanh's definition of compassion?
(a) Understanding why another is suffering.
(b) The ability to remove suffering from another person.
(c) Feeling the intensity of another's suffering.
(d) Offering to help in another's suffering.
4. According to Hanh's "Nourishing of Healthy Seeds", what are the two levels of consciousness?
(a) Seeds and their manifestation.
(b) Seeds and awareness.
(c) Mindfulness and manifestation.
(d) Planting and harvesting.
5. What seeds do most individuals focus on in their lives?
(a) Positive seeds.
(b) Positive and negative seeds.
(c) No seeds.
(d) Negative seeds.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which plant is used in Hanh's story about people looking for the reason why it failed to grow?
2. Why is living in the present essential after experiencing negative feelings?
3. Which group of people are "the light at the top of the candle" for interbeing?
4. What is Hanh's attitude towards the Western cultures' treatment of parents?
5. In "Mindfulness Must Be Engaged", what does Hanh remind readers of concerning the extension of mindful living from one person to the world?
Short Essay Questions
1. What counting analogy could be compared to Hanh's breathing mindfully when one feels anger rising?
2. How does the article "Investing in Friends" demonstrate Hanh's teaching on achieving world peace?
3. What does Hanh suggest one might try to do with negative emotions? How can one accomplish this?
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. According to Hanh in "Mindfulness of Anger", anger is the root of self-control problems. How does anger take away our mindfulness? Why would its power lead to one being out of control?
6. What effect does conscious breathing have on a hug? Why?
7. How is Hanh's Buddhist faith reintroduced in "Internal Formations"? What is a common analogy to this teaching?
8. What lesson does Hanh teach the reader in "Mindfulness Must be Engaged"?
9. In "Understanding" Hanh explains that understanding and love are one thing. Why can the two not be separated?
10. In "The Art of Mindful Living" Hanh remarks again about environmental issues. How can mindful living help environmental efforts?
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