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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Book One, Introduction to the Treatise on Love, Preface, Chapters 1-5.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is the meaning of the word from which "love" is derived?
(a) To seize.
(b) Of great purity.
(c) A gift.
(d) To capture.
2. How did the author explain the connection between blindness and love?
(a) Blind people love better than those with sight because they use all of their senses.
(b) The blind cannot see anything on which the mind can become obsessed.
(c) Blind people fall in love too often because they cannot determine true beauty.
(d) The eyes of the soul see all that needs to be seen.
3. 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) Their feelings change from lust to a sacred love.
(c) They experience the greatest anticipation of their lives.
(d) No passion is purer than theirs.
4. How did the author approach the topic of homosexuality?
(a) He believed that love could only exist between a man and a woman.
(b) He believed that love has no boundaries, but religion can interfere with true love.
(c) He believed that love between two men was an abomination, but love between two women was acceptable.
(d) He believed that love between two women was an abomination, but love between two men was acceptable
5. How did the author explain the connection between love and greed?
(a) Love eliminates greed.
(b) Love cannot be degraded by greed.
(c) Love is essentially a form of greed.
(d) Love is destroyed by greed.
Short Answer Questions
1. According to the author, what is the only way that a lover can accept something of value from the beloved?
2. Who was Walter?
3. How did the author explain the issue of nature and homosexuality?
4. The word "love" is derived from what word?
5. How did the author explain the link between love, perception and social class?
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