The Places That Scare You: A Guide to Fearlessness in Difficult Times Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

Pema Chödrön
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 4-6.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What insight did the woman give whom the author mentions is constantly on a diet?
(a) Addictions are divided along gender lines.
(b) All addictions address the same emotional needs.
(c) Addictions temporarily relieve suffering.
(d) Some addictions are widely considered healthy.

2. What is the compassionate aspiration that the author begins with as she begins to teach?
(a) She expresses her wish to introduce her students to ideas that will open their minds to a new kind of Buddhist thought.
(b) The aspiration that her students enjoy their class as much as she enjoys teaching.
(c) The desire to help all of her students to feel enough compassion for themselves that the students can reach Nirvana.
(d) The wish that her students can apply the teachings to free themselves and others from suffering.

3. What hope does Chodron write that we should abandon?
(a) Hope of growth.
(b) Hope of fruition.
(c) Hope of change.
(d) Hope of earning love.

4. Who taught that there are three principal characteristics of human existence?
(a) Mother Teresa.
(b) Buddha.
(c) Martin Luther King.
(d) Chodron.

5. What is the third lord of materialism?
(a) The lord of mind.
(b) The lord of convenience.
(c) The lord of ambition.
(d) The lord of applause.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the author call "those who train wholeheartedly in awakening unconditional and relative bodhichitta"?

2. What are the three lords of materialism?

3. According to Chodron, what two things do all those who set out on this path discover that we all have?

4. Why does the author encourage readers to question the "strategies of the ego"?

5. What does the author claim Martin Luther King is an example of?

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