Book One, Introduction to the Treatise on Love, Preface, Chapters 1-5
1. According to the author in the Preface, what was his reason for writing the book?
(a) Helping a friend in love.
(b) Showing the world the error of its ways.
(c) Following his own dream to share his knowledge.
(d) Following orders from superiors.
2. Who was Walter?
(a) The author's real name.
(b) A good friend of the author.
(c) A nobleman who never knew true love.
(d) A blind man who could not love because he could not see.
3. What did the author describe as the result of focusing on the beauty of another?
(b) Innate suffering.
(c) Pure passion.
(d) Lustful thoughts.
4. Before love becomes balanced on both sides, what did the author say happens to two people in love?
(a) No suffering is greater than theirs.
(b) No passion is purer than theirs.
(c) They experience the greatest anticipation of their lives.
(d) Their feelings change from lust to a sacred love.
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