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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In Part 3, Bakunin was the only one of his contemporaries to declare war on what?
2. According to Part 3, if everything is logical then everything is what?
3. What belief system accepts suicide as legitimate?
(a) Absolute nihilism.
4. In Part 3, total revolution ends by demanding control of what?
(d) The world.
5. According to Camus in Part 2, a metaphysical rebel is inevitably what?
(a) A blasphemer.
(b) A nihilist.
(c) An atheist.
(d) A Marxist.
6. Violence is directed at one and all in the service of what?
(a) An absolute value.
(b) An unreasonable offer.
(c) An abstract idea.
(d) An altrustic idea.
7. According to Part 3, what are the two contemporary forms of nihilism?
(a) Individual and national.
(b) Individual and state.
(c) Local and state.
(d) State and national.
8. What is the only evidence given to Camus within the terms of the absurdist experience?
9. According to Part 1, remaining silent gives the appearance that one has no what?
10. In the Introduction, what does Camus say criminals use as an alibi?
11. What did Nietzsche practice instead of methodical doubt?
(a) Historical rebellion.
(b) Methodical negation.
(c) Metaphysical rebellion.
(d) Methodical crime.
12. Who wrote The Possessed?
13. What has to be alive in order to say life is absurd, according to the introduction?
14. In Part 3, the will of the people is the expression of what?
(a) Nihilistic rebellion.
(c) Moral conduct.
(d) Universal reason.
15. According to Part 3, moral corruption is also what?
(a) Religious corruption.
(b) Philosophical corruption.
(c) Political corruption.
(d) Emotional corruption.
Short Answer Questions
1. According to Camus in Part 2, what is only useful for "adventures of the imagination"?
2. Who, according to Part 3, pushed nihilism to the "farthest coherent point"?
3. According to Part 3, what naturally establishes the Republic of law and order?
4. In Part 3, what divides the sovereign?
5. According to Part 3, The Social Contract is an inquiry into the legitimacy of what?
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