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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is one thing that a mother would never exchange?
(a) Baby.
(b) Husband.
(c) Love.
(d) Experience.

2. Which character is always seen as being on horseback but never moving forward?
(a) St. Paul.
(b) The emperor.
(c) St. George.
(d) One's temper.

3. "You may delay, but time will not" is most similar to which saying?
(a) A stitch in time saves nine.
(b) Haste makes waste.
(c) Time waits for no man.
(d) Don't count your chickens before they hatch.

4. What is the object of which the ancient tale speaks?
(a) Rumpelstiltskin.
(b) Oracle.
(c) Philosopher's Stone.
(d) Fountain of Youth.

5. According to Franklin, youth is both pert and ___________.
(a) Pretty.
(b) Positive.
(c) Presumptuous.
(d) Petty.

6. What is a groat?
(a) Coin.
(b) Fool.
(c) Sickness.
(d) Animal.

7. One must always consider three things: Where you came from, where you are going, and _____________.
(a) Where you will go tomorrow.
(b) To whom you must account.
(c) How you will get where you are going.
(d) To whom you owe the most.

8. What has one achieved when he lets go of the bridle and falls off the horse?
(a) Land.
(b) Power.
(c) Wealth.
(d) Prosperity.

9. Which relative should you visit often, but not every day?
(a) Father.
(b) Uncle.
(c) Aunt.
(d) Brother.

10. The author wonders why the wife of a blind man would use what?
(a) Paint.
(b) Glasses.
(c) Perfume.
(d) Finery.

11. At the end of the almanack, Richard lists how many virtues and suggestions?
(a) 31.
(b) 17.
(c) 13.
(d) 23.

12. What two things may possibly be exclusive?
(a) Bread and water.
(b) Love and marriage.
(c) Faith and religion.
(d) Foe and folly.

13. Which relative should you visit often but not at night?
(a) Father.
(b) Aunt.
(c) Sister.
(d) Brother.

14. People often wish for something but never give thought to what?
(a) Downside.
(b) Greed.
(c) Reality.
(d) Consequences.

15. Who is accused of having vanity as a pain?
(a) George.
(b) Richard.
(c) William.
(d) Tom.

Short Answer Questions

1. According to Franklin, what is the second vice?

2. If a person is willing to be ____, he will be able to have whatever he wants.

3. One is bound to learn from things that have caused _________.

4. Franklin tells the reader to be careful of how you treat items belonging to man. Which of the following is not on the list?

5. If you know of a really good subject, you are more likely to do what?

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