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St. Anselm
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Cur Deus Homo, Book I, Chapters I - XXV.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Chapter sixteen raises a challenge: since God is equivalent to all his properties, can't we understand God when we understand these properties? How does Anselm respond?
(a) He believes this to be true.
(b) He denies this to be true.
(c) He is not sure if this is true.
(d) He will test this to see if it is true.

2. God is best understood as existing every "where" rather than in every _________.
(a) Thing.
(b) Place.
(c) One.
(d) Word.

3. There must be an ideal by which to do what?
(a) Compare all things.
(b) Create.
(c) Understand all things.
(d) Consider.

4. When we compare two objects, we must implicitly rely on what?
(a) Some standard or ideal to distinguish which is better.
(b) Someone to tell us which is better.
(c) The object which is better to stand out.
(d) Our common sense to distinguish which is better.

5. To be God is to be what?
(a) The only god.
(b) The thing that has no equal and no superior.
(c) Cool.
(d) The leader of the gods.

Short Answer Questions

1. How is "Cur Deus Homo" translated?

2. We can understand aspects of Him, but we cannot do what?

3. Through ________ man suffers in misery.

4. Why was Cur Deus Homo written?

5. Why does God do what He does in the answer to number 99?

(see the answer key)

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