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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 term means "the essence of a person's true nature"?
2. What makes it more possible for one to sustain action for a worthy cause?
(a) The fruits of meditation.
(b) The ability to be flexible.
(c) Mindful living.
3. Why does looking into his own hand keep the man from feeling lonely?
(a) He is reminded of his place in the universe.
(b) He remembers his faith.
(c) He realizes all things are connected.
(d) He remembers his mother.
4. Which group of people are "the light at the top of the candle" for interbeing?
(c) The Enlightened.
5. In which river did the author wash his face?
(a) The Nile River.
(b) The Mississippi River.
(c) The Ohio River.
(d) The Charles River.
Short Answer Questions
1. What would have prevented the tremendous amount of destruction in Vietnam?
2. What happens when one mindfully recognizes anger?
3. Which river, supposedly, contains enough chemicals to develop photographs?
4. What must occur before one understands another person?
5. What is the Buddhist term for understanding completely?
Short Essay Questions
1. In "The River of Feelings", what three types of feelings are discussed? Should one feeling be approached differently than another? Why or why not?
2. According to Hanh, how should an individual treat parents concerning their mistakes?
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. What lesson does Hanh teach the reader in "Mindfulness Must be Engaged"?
5. What counting analogy could be compared to Hanh's breathing mindfully when one feels anger rising?
6. Why is it impossible to drop all of one's identity from the parents?
7. In "The Art of Mindful Living" Hanh remarks again about environmental issues. How can mindful living help environmental efforts?
8. What theme is expressed in "Look into Your Hand"? Following the theme's message, why should one never feel lonely?
9. Why should one meditate on an individual who has caused personal pain?
10. How does the article "Investing in Friends" demonstrate Hanh's teaching on achieving world peace?
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