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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does the conscience create according to Hegel?
(a) A concrete instance of the Mind.
(b) A manifestation of the Universal Mind.
(c) The sphere in which Mind can be perfected.
(d) A rebirth and cultivation of Spirit.
2. According to Hegel, what is the avenue through which reality and that which exists in consciousness can come into existence?
3. What work marks the progress through Hegel's text and meanings?
(a) Physical training.
(b) Meditation and transcendence.
(c) Study and memorization.
(d) Practice and repetition.
4. According to Hegel, what is the element of self-consciousness closest to the Absolute?
5. At the level of freedom and terror, what does self-consciousness have according to Hegel?
(b) Existential dread.
(c) Unity with the divine mind.
(d) Partial identification with the universal mind.
6. According to Hegel, what has Absolute Spirit developed into in the "beautiful soul"?
(a) The Absolute Spirit has become a functioning state of consciousness.
(b) The Absolute Spirit has become a part of nature.
(c) The Absolute Spirit has disappeared as the beautiful soul manifests its own unique spirit.
(d) The Absolute Spirit has become a tool for discerning truth.
7. How does Hegel describe each action?
(a) As self-contradictory.
(b) As unifying.
(c) As an internal struggle.
(d) As divisive.
8. What does Hegel prepare for his readers in the last chapter?
(a) A map of the terrain ahead.
(b) A theory of science.
(c) A history of consciousness.
(d) A theory of art.
9. How does Hegel describe the community he found himself living in?
(a) The ethical world.
(c) Eighteenth-century Germany.
(d) Historical consciousness.
10. What does Hegel describe as the theatre for ethical choices?
(a) Daily life.
(b) The universe.
(d) The Mind.
11. What dictum does Hegel endorse?
(a) Do what you are afraid to do.
(b) Love thy neighbor as thyself.
(c) Speak only when necessary.
(d) Know thyself.
12. According to Hegel, how can absolute freedom be expressed?
(a) Through an activity that proceeds from the self.
(b) Through self-fulling choices.
(c) It cannot be expressed.
(d) Through negativity.
13. According to Hegel, what does each action lead to?
(a) A new occasion for self-awareness to be born.
(b) The death of all other possible actions.
(c) The need to mediate with self-consciousness.
(d) Unification of Spirit and Mind.
14. What do contradictory elements lead to according to Hegel?
(b) Dutiful actions.
15. What is Hegel's feeling about communism?
(a) He dreads the inevitable bureaucratization.
(b) He warns against the prospect of militant radicals running the economy.
(c) He foresees problems with greed and workers' motivations.
(d) He likes the prospect of everyone being provided for.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Hegel see self-division in an entity?
2. How is belief transformed into enlightenment according to Hegel?
3. What term does Hegel use to describe the interrelation of Spirit with events?
4. In Hegel's philosophy, what is the relation between property and no property?
5. What does Hegel call a kind of diffusing selfless Self?
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