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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. According to Hegel's philosophy, what will lead people to the goal of Absolute self-conscious Spirit?
(a) Orthodox religion.
(b) A combination of history and science.
(c) Art and ritual.
(d) Self-awareness in nations.
2. How does Hegel define the self at the higher level of consciousness?
(a) As "that which finds itself in everything.
(b) As "that which is always in exile.
(c) As "that which is perceiving what is."
(d) As "that which sees things in the true light of spirit.
3. What is it about art that reveals religion in Hegel's view?
(a) Devoted craftsmanship.
(b) Sacred inspiration.
(c) Human work.
(d) Balanced symmetries of form.
4. What does the conscience create according to Hegel?
(a) A manifestation of the Universal Mind.
(b) A rebirth and cultivation of Spirit.
(c) A concrete instance of the Mind.
(d) The sphere in which Mind can be perfected.
5. 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.
6. What work marks the progress through Hegel's text and meanings?
(a) Meditation and transcendence.
(b) Physical training.
(c) Study and memorization.
(d) Practice and repetition.
7. According to Hegel, what is science's relationship with philosophy?
(a) It makes philosophy possible.
(b) It evolves together with philosophy.
(c) It is founded on philosophy.
(d) It influences the reality that can be known philosophically.
8. What does Hegel focus on when he talks about the abstract work of art?
(a) The abstract painting.
(b) The cathedral.
(c) The sonata.
(d) The hymn.
9. What is it that makes philosophy necessary and valuable according to Hegel?
(a) The nature of life itself.
(b) The requirement to do good work.
(c) The possibility of consciousness.
(d) The evolution of scientific knowledge.
10. What does Insight cause people to find according to Hegel?
(a) The universal mind.
11. What term does Hegel use to describe the interrelation of Spirit with events?
(a) Spirit of the Times.
12. How does Hegel describe the Absolute?
(a) Hegel describes the Absolute as an ontological condition.
(b) Hegel describes the Absolute as the negation of all differences.
(c) Hegel describes the Absolute as the divine's commandments.
(d) Hegel describes the Absolute as the end of philosophy.
13. How does Hegel describe the community he found himself living in?
(a) Eighteenth-century Germany.
(b) Historical consciousness.
(c) The ethical world.
14. In Hegel's opinion, what does the universal law of heart lead to?
15. What does Hegel say has to be his starting point for consciousness?
(a) Hegel says that he has to begin from a spiritual view of the world.
(b) Hegel says that consciousness begins with self-conflict.
(c) Hegel says that he has to begin from a moral view of the world.
(d) Hegel says that consciousness begins with self-awareness.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Hegel say is the Divine?
2. What dictum does Hegel endorse?
3. Where does universality have its reality according to Hegel?
4. How does Hegel define Enlightenment?
5. What does the belief in the Underworld transform into according to Hegel?
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