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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. According to Part 2's introduction, the "movement by which man protests against his condition and against the whole of creation" is called what?
(a) Revolution.
(b) Historical rebellion.
(c) Metaphysical rebellion.
(d) Nihilism.

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

3. In the introduction, if nothing is true or false or good or bad, man's guiding principle is to demonstrate that he is what?
(a) Absurd.
(b) Logical.
(c) Weak.
(d) Efficient.

4. Nietzsche cannot separate what from lucidity?
(a) Metaphysical rebellion.
(b) Moral conduct.
(c) Methodical doubt.
(d) Real morality.

5. According to the ancients referenced in Part 2, what counterbalances negation?
(a) Affirmation.
(b) Strength.
(c) Power.
(d) Love.

6. According to Camus' introduction, to what is to judge?
(a) Think.
(b) Love.
(c) Murder.
(d) Breathe.

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

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

9. According to Camus in Part 3, what happened to those who talked about the immortality of the soul?
(a) Murdered.
(b) Excommunicated.
(c) Hanged.
(d) Exiled.

10. What did Nietzsche diagnose in himself?
(a) The inability to maintain power.
(b) The inability to write.
(c) The inability to believe.
(d) The inability to be persuasive.

11. In Part 3, what is a "long and painful struggle in the darkness"?
(a) Rebellion.
(b) Love.
(c) Politics.
(d) Religion.

12. According to Part 2, what is a "degenerate form of Christianity"?
(a) Nihilism.
(b) Socialism.
(c) Marxism.
(d) Hitlerism.

13. What, according to the introduction of Part 3, is the "motivating principle of all revolutions"?
(a) Freedom.
(b) Love.
(c) Murder.
(d) Crime.

14. In Part 3, what divides the sovereign?
(a) Government.
(b) Factions.
(c) Lies.
(d) Religion.

15. With Nietzsche in Part 2, what is no longer a revenge?
(a) Hatred.
(b) Power.
(c) Evil.
(d) Satan.

Short Answer Questions

1. According to Camus' introduction, what is rare?

2. According to Part 3, monarchy wants to put what before justice?

3. What does Camus believe is as "universal as science"?

4. In Part 2, Camus states that the great problem of modern times is the discovery that rescuing man from destiny delivers him to what?

5. Who is a theoretician of Russian nihilism?

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