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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 Miller, living morally and responsibly in front of peers is an example of what type of behavior?
(a) Adult behavior.
(b) Christian behavior.
(c) Adolescent behavior.
(d) Mature behavior.

2. What does Miller say God gives for moral protection?
(a) Rules.
(b) Joy.
(c) Love.
(d) Forgiveness.

3. In Chapter 11, Miller learns lessons about work. What does Miller say discourages him about work?
(a) Having to work.
(b) Not having time to spend with family and friends.
(c) Making enough money to live on.
(d) Watching someone put a lot of time into a project to have it not work.

4. In Chapter 11, what valuable lesson does Miller learn when living with the MacMurrays?
(a) To tell the truth.
(b) To be brave.
(c) To have faith.
(d) To be responsible.

5. In Chapter 10, the men who listen to Miller present his talk question ________________?
(a) The moral wrongness of sex.
(b) Will they find someone to love?
(c) The need to believe in God.
(d) Will they ever be loved?

Short Answer Questions

1. Who should man work to please, according to MacMurray?

2. Initially, Miller assumes that work is God's punishment of people. Why?

3. What does Miller and his friend, Travis, fear?

4. What does Miller believe about himself that affects his school performance?

5. What grade does Miller make when he finishes this high school class?

Short Essay Questions

1. In Chapter 7, Manhood, Miller attends a Promise Keepers rally and then joins the organization. However, he struggles with this membership. Why did he join and what were his struggles?

2. In Chapter 11, what does the author tell us that he believes about college?

3. In Chapter 11, Miller addresses lessons learned about telling the truth and integrity. What does he do that starts this lesson?

4. In Chapter 11, Miller uses an example from a movie about a woman who does not return proper change for a purchase. This story illustrates an unusual way to describe sin. What is this?

5. In Chapter 7, Miller states that his definition of manhood changed over time. How did it change?

6. In Chapter 10, Miller makes a presentation to a fraternity on the topic of sex. What do these men suggest the consequences are for young men who decide to "live a moral high ground"?

7. Miller stresses the importance of making wise decisions in Chapter 8. He believes young men without fathers need to be intentional about learning to make decisions. How does he recommend they do this and why?

8. In Chapter 9, why does Miller say that he dated?

9. Many people, including the famous Dr. Alfred Kinsey, have researched sex. What have we learned from these sex researchers?

10. What strategies does Miller recommend for learning to make wise decisions?

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