Poor Richard's Almanack Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Section Two Through Page 40.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. If one does what he knows he should do, it will be easy to live with which of the following?
(a) Riches.
(b) Ease.
(c) A simple heart.
(d) A quiet conscience.

2. Franklin stated that while one's pride increases, which of the following declines?
(a) Humility.
(b) Virtue.
(c) Industriousness.
(d) Fortune.

3. The same feeling may be felt upon the loss of who/what?
(a) Friend.
(b) Life.
(c) Pet.
(d) Youth.

4. When a person is forty-years-old, what part of him is in the most control?
(a) Wit.
(b) Judgment.
(c) Sloth.
(d) Wisdom.

5. What is a "clodpate?"
(a) Blockhead.
(b) Peddler.
(c) Horse shoe.
(d) Part of a ship.

Short Answer Questions

1. All things are difficult to those that practice what?

2. According to Franklin it is not the large things that wreak havoc. Instead, what is more likely to sink a ship?

3. One who dresses well will soon find that he is no longer _______________.

4. In what city was Benjamin Franklin born?

5. Which is not among the things that will lead to a man's fortune?

(see the answer key)

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