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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Conclusion: The Summary of This Book and Appendices.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. According to Chesterton, how much did the philosophies of the great thinkers like Aristotle influence the religious spirit of the time?
(a) Not at all.
(b) They initiated conversation that changed the role of religion.
(c) The religion incorporated the principles of their philosophies.
(d) The philosophers were seen as heretics and the religion gained fervor.
2. What does Chesterton say is the simplest truth about mankind?
(a) Mankind is made in the image of God.
(b) Mankind is the only religious being.
(c) Mankind is a microcosm of the universe.
(d) Mankind is a very strange being.
3. According to Chesterton, what are the very important images upon which Christ founded the church?
(a) A rock and a risen God.
(b) A beacon of light and an eternal father.
(c) A new world and a key.
(d) A key and Peter as a rock.
4. What abyss in the unity of the absolute does Chesterton reference?
(a) Christ rising from the grave.
(b) None of these.
(c) The three Marys.
(d) The moment when God had been forsaken of God.
5. What does Chesterton say is important when viewing mankind?
(a) Realizing what a strange animal he is.
(b) Seeing him through the eyes of religion.
(c) Separating him from historical explanations.
(d) Not comparing him to other animals.
Short Answer Questions
1. From what does Chesterton's friend say the spire of a village church is originated?
2. How does Chesterton classify the natural progression of myth and religion?
3. What does Chesterton bring up as a strange part of the story of the New Testament?
4. What statement is intuitively understood, according to Chesterton, regarding the cave paintings?
5. What does Chesterton say of society and the church during the rise of Christianity?
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