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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In Part 2, Camus explains Nietzsche recognized himself as the "most acute manifestation" of what?
(a) Atheism's beliefs.
(b) Nihilism's conscience.
(c) Rebellion's reasoning.
(d) Christianity's values.
2. Who is a theoretician of Russian nihilism?
3. What does Part 3 focus on?
(a) Historical rebellion.
(b) Metaphysical rebellion.
4. In the introduction, what is it always possible to do?
(a) To commit crime.
(b) To delegate murder.
(c) To act illogically.
(d) To act reasonably.
5. According to Camus, the rebel does what more than he denies?
6. According to Part 3, The Social Contract is an inquiry into the legitimacy of what?
7. According to Part 2, what is a "degenerate form of Christianity"?
8. In Part 2, who wanted to "eradicate God from man's mind"?
9. According to Part 3, Saint-Just is a contemporary of whom?
10. According to the ancients referenced in Part 2, what counterbalances negation?
11. Nietzscheism as defined by Camus in Part 2 is the theory of the individual's will to what?
12. According to Camus in Part 2, a metaphysical rebel is inevitably what?
(a) A blasphemer.
(b) A nihilist.
(c) An atheist.
(d) A Marxist.
13. According to Part 2's introduction, the "movement by which man protests against his condition and against the whole of creation" is called what?
(c) Metaphysical rebellion.
(d) Historical rebellion.
14. What does Camus believe is as "universal as science"?
15. By what concept is metaphysical rebellion motivated by?
(a) Absolute murder.
(b) Complete unity.
(c) Universal truth.
Short Answer Questions
1. What problem does Nietzsche's philosophy revolve around?
2. What two forms of rebellion are being considered in the book?
3. What did Nietzsche diagnose in himself?
4. According to Camus in Part 2, what is only useful for "adventures of the imagination"?
5. What becomes prophetic with Nietzsche in Part 2?
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