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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What has to be alive in order to say life is absurd, according to the introduction?
2. Who is a theoretician of Russian nihilism?
3. According to Camus in Part 2, when man submits God to what does he kill Him in his "own heart"?
(a) Moral judgment.
(d) Metaphysical rebellion.
4. According to Part 3, Hegel allowed mutual recognition of minds to be reached in what?
5. In Part 3, the will of the people is the expression of what?
(a) Moral conduct.
(b) Nihilistic rebellion.
(d) Universal reason.
Short Answer Questions
1. In Part 3, what divides the sovereign?
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. Human rebellion ends in what, according to Part 2's introduction?
4. In Part 3, total revolution ends by demanding control of what?
5. The ancient regime monarchy was founded on what?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why did Marx believe beauty created by the Greeks was still considered beautiful?
2. Why is it important to Camus to know whether or not people have a right to murder, as outlined in the Introduction?
3. What is methodical negation as practiced by Nietzsche?
4. According to Camus in Part 3, what have all modern revolutions ended in?
5. According to Camus in Part 4, what is artistic creation?
6. What does Camus say is the real condemnation of the period in which we live in Part 5?
7. Why does Camus believe Sade became the first theoretician of absolute rebellion?
8. What does Camus say has happened to the methods of thought that claimed lead of the world in the name of revolution in Part 3?
9. According to Camus in Part 3, how did the nihilism of the 1860s begin?
10. In Part 5, Camus says rebels want what to be recognized?
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