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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. According to Saint-Just in Part 3, what is stronger than tyrants?
(a) Revolution.
(b) Morality.
(c) Power.
(d) Religion.

2. According to Nietzsche in Part 2, freedom of the mind is not a comfort but a what?
(a) Achievement.
(b) Expectation.
(c) Belief.
(d) Failure.

3. Nietzscheism as defined by Camus in Part 2 is the theory of the individual's will to what?
(a) Power.
(b) Love.
(c) Money.
(d) Religion.

4. In Part 2, the maximum of enjoyment coincides with the maximum of what?
(a) Love.
(b) Revolution.
(c) Rebellion.
(d) Destruction.

5. In the Introduction, what does Camus say criminals use as an alibi?
(a) Passion.
(b) Philosophy.
(c) Logic.
(d) Premeditation.

6. In Part 3, who does Camus say is one of the "most remarkable and influential minds of the 1830s and 40s"?
(a) Saint-Just.
(b) Nietzsche.
(c) Bielinsky.
(d) Sade.

7. In Part 2's introduction, the most elementary form of rebellion expresses an aspiration to what?
(a) Values.
(b) Murder.
(c) Order.
(d) Power.

8. Who, according to Camus in Part 2, committed the first act of rebellion?
(a) Satan.
(b) Abel.
(c) Cain.
(d) God.

9. What concept does Nietzsche encounter?
(a) Atheism.
(b) Hitlerism.
(c) Marxism.
(d) Absurdity.

10. The ancients, according to Part 2, believed rebelling against nature was the same as rebelling against what?
(a) Government.
(b) Satan.
(c) God.
(d) Oneself.

11. What is, according to Part 2, in itself a sign of decadence?
(a) Murder.
(b) Moral conduct.
(c) Nihilism.
(d) Atheism.

12. Violence is directed at one and all in the service of what?
(a) An altrustic idea.
(b) An abstract idea.
(c) An unreasonable offer.
(d) An absolute value.

13. What belief system accepts suicide as legitimate?
(a) Marxism.
(b) Dandyism.
(c) Absolute nihilism.
(d) Romanticism.

14. For Camus in Part 2, what is the history of rebellion inseparable from?
(a) Nihilism.
(b) Christianity.
(c) Greek mythology.
(d) Hitlerism.

15. According to Camus in Part 2, a metaphysical rebel is inevitably what?
(a) A nihilist.
(b) An atheist.
(c) A blasphemer.
(d) A Marxist.

Short Answer Questions

1. According to Camus in Part 2, what "never has the patience to await complete control of the world?"

2. According to Part 2's introduction, the "movement by which man protests against his condition and against the whole of creation" is called what?

3. What is the guiding principle of this person's reasoning?

4. According to Part 3, nihilists believed in nothing but what?

5. According to the introduction, what is the only creature that refuses to be what it is?

(see the answer keys)

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