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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. What do large family units provide?
(a) Childcare while parents work.
(b) Acceptance of the elderly.
(c) Less stressful environment for working parents.
(d) Safety for children of suffering parents.
2. What should mindful living not do?
(a) Try to cure all suffering.
(b) Blind one from seeing real problems in the world.
(c) Insulate one from all suffering.
(d) Intrude on others' beliefs.
3. What must be one's approach towards nature for survival?
4. According to Hanh's "Look into Your Hand", what can be found in a single person?
(c) All things.
5. In "Transforming Feelings", who/what is analogous to emotion?
(a) The mother.
(d) The crying child.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Hanh's attitude towards the Western tradition of hugging?
2. What is the basis for real strength when one tries to make a change in the world?
3. What makes it more possible for one to sustain action for a worthy cause?
4. According to Hanh, what is the only tool useful in changing a situation?
5. Which river, supposedly, contains enough chemicals to develop photographs?
Short Essay Questions
1. What lesson does Hanh teach the reader in "Mindfulness Must be Engaged"?
2. Why is Hanh surprised to find that the Charles River is not a safe place to wash one's face? According to Hanh, how can dead rivers be resurrected?
3. What must happen to the knots before peace can be found?
4. Explain the Buddhist concept of non-duality. Give an example.
5. What two types of seeds does consciousness include? Explain the relationship between the two. Why is it important to plant positive seeds?
6. In "The Art of Mindful Living" Hanh remarks again about environmental issues. How can mindful living help environmental efforts?
7. In "Understanding" Hanh explains that understanding and love are one thing. Why can the two not be separated?
8. What does Hanh suggest one might try to do with negative emotions? How can one accomplish this?
9. What counting analogy could be compared to Hanh's breathing mindfully when one feels anger rising?
10. According to Hanh, how should an individual treat parents concerning their mistakes?
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