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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 in "Mindfulness of Anger", what kind of problems does anger create?
(a) Self-control problems.
(b) Relationship problems.
(c) Self-esteem problems.
(d) Health problems.
2. What gift does holding a grandchild give to the grandparent?
(d) Great joy.
3. According to the chapter "The Roots of Anger", where does the source of anger usually reside?
(a) In negative thinking.
(b) Within oneself.
(c) In the universe.
(d) In the situation.
4. What three concepts can be included in family life that will promote inner peace?
(a) Breathing room, media room, and mindful dinners.
(b) Meditation sessions, meditation rooms, and mindful dinners.
(c) Reading rooms, family altar, and mindful dinners.
(d) Music room, reading room, and conscious breathing.
5. What else must exist for wealth to be possible in the world?
Short Answer Questions
1. What should one do as angry feelings subside?
2. What does Hanh view as the best investment one can make?
3. What are most individuals unwilling to do about an issue?
4. How many years does it take for nuclear waste to become a flower?
5. What is the result of compassion towards another who is suffering?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why should one meditate on an individual who has caused personal pain?
2. In "Understanding" Hanh explains that understanding and love are one thing. Why can the two not be separated?
3. 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?
4. How does the article "Investing in Friends" demonstrate Hanh's teaching on achieving world peace?
5. What lesson does Hanh teach the reader in "Mindfulness Must be Engaged"?
6. What does Hanh suggest one might try to do with negative emotions? How can one accomplish this?
7. What must happen to the knots before peace can be found?
8. What effect does conscious breathing have on a hug? Why?
9. 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?
10. Explain the Buddhist concept of non-duality. Give an example.
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