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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. After serving two more popes, Guicciardini returns to Florence and acts as local henchman for the powerful_________________ family even though he despises them.
2. Italians strive for what?
(a) Creative thinking.
(b) Free speech.
(c) Concrete reasoning.
3. The confusion about the Mafia is almost always perpetuated by whom?
(a) The Sicilians.
(b) The organization itself.
(c) The Italians.
(d) The media.
4. Throughout their long history the Italian people have learned that their best defense against corruption, violence, civil wars and revolutions is to do what?
(a) Speak out.
(c) Keep their mouths shut.
5. What is the Baroque period?
(a) A time of gothic cathedrals and other impressive architecture.
(b) A time of minimalism and streamlined design and architecture.
(c) A time of magnificent artistic creativity beginning in 17th century Italy.
(d) A time of very little artistic creativity.
Short Answer Questions
1. On what was Guicciardini more focused?
2. The actions of Northerners move them_________ their goals through better jobs.
3. Into what do males force women?
4. What helps Italians navigate through life with as little pain as possible?
5. What do other Italians think of the better-educated Italians who have no need for these tools for living life as pain-free as possible?
Short Essay Questions
1. How are matters complicated?
2. Who is Francesco Guicciardini?
3. What do most Italians think of contemporary capitalism?
4. Describe the Baroque period in Italy.
5. What causes the confusion about the Mafia?
6. In Sicily, how is each man's rank determined?
7. How do the actions of the Northerners affect the achievement of their goals? How do the beliefs of the Southerners contrast this?
8. What are the elementary rules for survival in Italian society?
9. What is required within an Italian family?
10. What is the main source of power for Italians? Describe this power.
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