Poor Richard's Almanack Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Section One Through Page 20.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which of the following did Franklin consider to be the most important virtue?
(a) Forthrightness.
(b) Kindness.
(c) Honesty.
(d) Humility.

2. Who/what will not allow a new error or a new truth?
(a) Tyrant.
(b) Clodpate.
(c) Dissident.
(d) Lawyer.

3. What well known learning institution was founded by Franklin?
(a) Brown.
(b) University of Pennsylvania.
(c) William and Mary.
(d) Harvard.

4. One should take a lot of time and much care when choosing _____________.
(a) Land to plow.
(b) A friend.
(c) A wife.
(d) A good horse.

5. A bad commentator is known to spoil even the best ____________.
(a) News.
(b) Books.
(c) Predictions.
(d) Sporting events.

Short Answer Questions

1. Franklin says that a house without a woman or firelight is like a body without a soul or _____.

2. While one strives to be at peace with one's neighbors, one should always strive to be at war with what?

3. In what city was Benjamin Franklin born?

4. A man who has not had the opportunity of celebrity must often replace it with which of the following?

5. Franklin says that a mob is a monster and although it has many heads it lacks what?

(see the answer key)

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