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Robert Collier (author)
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Collier defines the Two Keys to Success as Ambition and what?
(a) Intelligence.
(b) Good fortune.
(c) Knowledge.
(d) Desire.

2. What is the title of Part IV, Chapter 13?
(a) The Love of Positive Thinking.
(b) The Infinite Loves You.
(c) You Should Love You.
(d) Jesus Loves You.

3. In Part IV, Chapter 13, Collier tells the individual that he is not material, but is ____ and that as such he or she is in complete control of Life, Consciousness, and Will.
(a) Conscious.
(b) Spirit.
(c) Real.
(d) Human.

4. The second phase of Mental Attitude toward Financial Success is to look at what?
(a) The effect of one's attitude on the world.
(b) The effect of one's attitude on others.
(c) The effect of other people's attitudes on the world.
(d) The effect of the world on other people's attitudes.

5. What poem by Francis Thompson is cited in Part IV, Chapter 13?
(a) "At the Lord's Table."
(b) "The Kingdom of God."
(c) "The Hound of Heaven."
(d) "On Health and Holiness."

6. How old was the author of Part V, Chapter 15 when he writes of learning the gift in the garden of an author?
(a) 7.
(b) 12.
(c) 10.
(d) 5.

7. According to Collier, in order to be successful an individual must be a careful guardian of his Mental Attitude, by incorporating ideas and behaviors that are what?
(a) Positive.
(b) Negative.
(c) Ignoring failure.
(d) Conducive to success.

8. What is the way of evaluating the positivity of one's mental state by asking the question, will this tend to make me better, stronger, and more efficient?
(a) Master Formula of Attainment.
(b) Touchstone of Positivity.
(c) The Law of Improvement.
(d) The Law of Ambition.

9. According to the author, part of the problem with the belief in imagination today is that many executives believe that creative thinking is only found where?
(a) In the realm of the artistic.
(b) The military sector.
(c) In young people.
(d) Overseas.

10. How many secrets does Collier put forth, claiming that they will completely change the life of the individual who takes his words to heart and makes a concentrated effort to apply his principles in the book?
(a) 7.
(b) 5.
(c) 4.
(d) 6.

11. What is the part of the mind that is all-wise, all-powerful, and also called the Higher Self within man?
(a) Conscious Mind.
(b) Superconscious Mind.
(c) Subconscious Mind.
(d) Universal Mind.

12. According to the author, without confident expectation that life will continue, there can be no expectation of achieving one's what?
(a) Insistent Desire.
(b) Ultimate Desire.
(c) Life Desire.
(d) Future Desire.

13. The author of Part V, Chapter 15 recounts his experience in the garden of whom?
(a) Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
(b) Leonardo Da Vinci.
(c) The President of the United States.
(d) The Queen of England.

14. Who is described as having seen a vision of man flying like a bird in Part V, Chapter 15?
(a) Benjamin Franklin.
(b) Leonardo da Vinci.
(c) Sir Isaac Newton.
(d) Pope Benedict XIII.

15. What law states that in order for mental hunger to be manifested it must have ideals presented to the mind's eye?
(a) Touchstone of Positivity.
(b) Master Formula of Attainment.
(c) The Law of Improvement.
(d) Law of Ambition.

Short Answer Questions

1. What term does Collier use for the process of creating a map on a large piece of paper with words and pictures detailing every last item of an individual's Dream?

2. According to the author of Part V, Chapter 16, the very heart of every American business is its what?

3. According to Collier, who is equipped with the necessary abilities to change his or her character, temperament, and habits, should they really wish to do so?

4. What refers to a spiritual movement which developed in the United States during the late 19th century and emphasizes metaphysical beliefs concerning the effects of positive thinking, the law of attraction, healing, life force, creative visualization, and personal power?

5. Part V, Chapter 17 was reprinted from Dun's Review and Modern Industry in what year?

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