The Art of Seduction Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What type of people does the author say are virtually impossible to seduce?
(a) Single people.
(b) Truly content people.
(c) Depressed people.
(d) Married people.

2. The author compares indirect approaches of seduction to what?
(a) Jumping rope.
(b) Playing chess.
(c) Martial arts.
(d) Military strategy.

3. The chapter, "Master the Art of Insinuation" states that society has forced the married woman to make pretenses of being pursued and to appear to be the what?
(a) Weaker fair dame.
(b) Seductress.
(c) Other woman.
(d) Silent but deadly type.

4. When are the Stars often most effective, according to the author?
(a) When they let go of their need to be the center of attention.
(b) When they learn to read to people's moods.
(c) When they are able to perceive themselves with a well-simulated objectivity.
(d) When they decide they will do whatever it takes to be in the spotlight.

5. What word does the author use to describe people who are impervious to attempts to charm them?
(a) Cold.
(b) Immunity.
(c) Stubborn.
(d) Disturbed.

6. In The Coquette, how is the wife that the author describes cold?
(a) She refuses the companionship that her husband repeatedly asks for.
(b) She complains about his friends, when he is clearly lonely.
(c) She ignores her husband when he talks to her.
(d) She says she would prefer the company of generals than her husband.

7. The author says that Andy Warhol retained an aura of _____, regardless of whether or not he _____.
(a) Creativity/Deserved it.
(b) Popularity/Tried.
(c) Mystery/Wanted to.
(d) Sadness/Was happy.

8. What career are Charismatic types "ideal" for?
(a) Construction.
(b) Entertainment.
(c) Politics.
(d) Religion.

9. The author says that the art of seduction leads to justified _____ or to _____ pertaining to people's social behaviors.
(a) Games/Agitation.
(b) Anger/Aggression.
(c) Caution/Paranoic anxiety.
(d) Lies/Deceit.

10. What activities gave Krishnamurti a perception of power?
(a) Political organizing and campaining.
(b) Years of discipline and study.
(c) Running and yoga.
(d) Hosting parties and traveling to exotic places.

11. How does the author say one defies the rules of seduction?
(a) By not playing along.
(b) By being ugly.
(c) By not following one's heart.
(d) By asking too many questions.

12. The Dandy is the quintessential what?
(a) Ladies man.
(b) Athlete.
(c) Eccentric.
(d) Jerk.

13. The example of the indulging world leader mirrors how _____ were financially indulged by their lovers.
(a) Poets.
(b) Courtesans.
(c) Husbands.
(d) Wives.

14. The story of a married woman seducing a younger man is an example of _____ from a _____ era.
(a) Seduction/War.
(b) Friendship/Conservative.
(c) Adultery/Libertine.
(d) Courtship/Christian.

15. The author emphasizes that most victims are what?
(a) Desperate.
(b) Lonely.
(c) Willing ones.
(d) Going to fall for anything.

Short Answer Questions

1. What strategy does the author describe that a person can partially control to gain popularity in business?

2. What does success represent for the male Rake?

3. What worked "like a charm" in the Madame's relationship with the King?

4. What modern group best represents the Star archetype?

5. Why did Queen Victoria become one of Disraeli's strongest supporters?

(see the answer keys)

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