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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. According to this Russian theoretician, who are the greatest fanatics?
(a) Children and adolescents.
(b) Adolescents and adults.
(c) Children and adults.
(d) Adults and infants.
2. What two forms of rebellion are being considered in the book?
(a) Metaphyiscal and historical.
(b) Love and hate.
(c) Power and pain.
(d) Murder and suicide.
3. According to Part 2, what is the only religion that is present throughout history?
(a) Belief in love.
(b) Belief in government.
(c) Belief in philosophy.
(d) Belief in eternity.
4. What is, according to Part 2, in itself a sign of decadence?
(b) Moral conduct.
5. According to Camus in Part 2, what "never has the patience to await complete control of the world?"
(a) Law of power.
(b) Law of religion.
(c) Law of conflict.
(d) Law of murder.
Short Answer Questions
1. In the introduction, if nothing is true or false or good or bad, man's guiding principle is to demonstrate that he is what?
2. In the introduction, what is it always possible to do?
3. According to the ancients referenced in Part 2, what counterbalances negation?
4. According to Hezen in Part 3, "The annihilation of the past is the protection of" what?
5. According to Part 2, what is a "degenerate form of Christianity"?
Short Essay Questions
1. In Part 5, Camus says rebels want what to be recognized?
2. Why is freedom the "motivating principle of all revolutions," according to Camus in Part 3?
3. How does nihilism begin to build a temple of Caesar, according to Camus in Part 3?
4. Why must morality be destroyed, according to Camus in Part 2?
5. According to Camus in Part 3, how does a revolution based on principles destroy God?
6. What does Camus say is the reason why Hitler and his regime could not do away with their enemies?
7. According to Camus in Part 4, what is artistic creation?
8. What does Camus say in the Introduction is the "mark of nihilism"?
9. According to Camus in Part 3, what coincides with the acceptance of iniquity?
10. Why did rebelling against nature equal rebelling against oneself for the ancients?
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