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Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who does Everhard question that the intellectual class really supports?
(a) Working class.
(b) Socialists.
(c) Anarchists.
(d) Brothers.

2. When the Bishop grows more insistent, what happens in Chapter 6?
(a) He is squashed in a protest.
(b) He is led away from the podium.
(c) He is stabbed.
(d) He is heralded as a savior.

3. On what ticket does Everhard run for Congress in in Chapter 7?
(a) Anarchist.
(b) Socialist.
(c) Communist.
(d) Oligarchist.

4. Who was the scientist responsible for many of the society-defining discoveries of the era?
(a) Avis' lover.
(b) Avis' brother.
(c) Avis' father.
(d) Avis' uncle.

5. What was the group that attends Dr. Cunningham's dinner angry at in Chapter 7?
(a) Anarchists and their chaos.
(b) Large corporations and trusts.
(c) Oligarchy and their structure.
(d) Socialists and their power.

6. Against what did London's socialist ideals exert tension or experience conflict with?
(a) Marxist experience.
(b) Capitalist experience.
(c) Socialist experience.
(d) Fascist experience.

7. What does Everhard show the group to prove his findings about the use of drafting in Chapter 8?
(a) Pamphlet.
(b) Letter.
(c) Video.
(d) Audio recording.

8. What does Everhard consider Wickson's offer in Chapter 6?
(a) A bribe.
(b) A truce.
(c) An admission of guilt.
(d) A lovely gift.

9. What does Avis accuse the group that Everhard talks to of doing in Chapter 4?
(a) Being selfish.
(b) Being lazy.
(c) Lying profusely.
(d) Mismanaging society.

10. Who does Dr. Cunningham prod to speak at the dinner event at his house?
(a) Jackson.
(b) Everhard.
(c) Avis.
(d) Carson.

11. Who does the Bishop say has drifted from Christ's teaching of compassion?
(a) Avis and Everhard.
(b) Oligarchy and Anarchists.
(c) His family and friends.
(d) Society, government, and the church.

12. Who does Avis become preoccupied with to the point of obsession?
(a) Bishop.
(b) Everhard.
(c) Dr. Cunningham.
(d) Jackson.

13. Who does Avis believe that she will marry by Chapter 4?
(a) Dr. Cunningham.
(b) Jackson.
(c) Everhard.
(d) Bishop.

14. What is the term that Avis gives to the sense of impending conflict in Chapter 5?
(a) Admiration.
(b) Adoration.
(c) Agnosticism.
(d) Adumbration.

15. What does the person who Avis sees at her home tell her that he has given up in order to not compromise his ideals?
(a) Sex.
(b) Family.
(c) Love.
(d) Money.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the economic and philosophic theory that humanity should work together for the good of all humanity?

2. Who is the armless peddler?

3. In socialist theory and practice, who were entitled to more than what they were given in wages?

4. What does the person at Avis' home come to return?

5. What are the forces against which London struggled as an individual and against which the revolutionaries struggle in his book?

(see the answer keys)

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