Final Test - Easy
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This quiz consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In the argument that takes place when the rain causes Burris, Castle, and Frazier to have an extended discussion, what is the major purpose served by Frazier's arguments?
(a) He is used to defend Walden Two.
(b) He is used to express the author's theories.
(c) He is used to contradict the author's beliefs.
(d) He is used to attack communism.
2. At lunch after their tour of medical facilities, Frazier expresses enthusiasm about Walden two. What is he enthusiastic about?
(a) That the community is achieving its purpose.
(b) That Walden Two proves it can exist in the modern world.
(c) That the community is economically viable.
(d) That Walden Two has attracted two new members.
3. Why does the author have Burris discuss matters with the housewife that he meets on the way to his room?
(a) To get the perspective of the unemployed.
(b) To get the perspective of a mature, ordinary member of the community.
(c) To get the perspective of mothers.
(d) To get the female perspective.
4. According to Frazier's explanation of behavior theory, what two contradictory forces occur simultaneously when it is applied?
(a) Freedom and dictatorship.
(b) Free will and obedience.
(c) Freedom and control.
(d) Freedom and tyranny.
5. What is the likely reason for the decision of the first two visitors to join Walden Two?
(a) They are excited about the simplicity of the lifestyle.
(b) The economic opportunities attract them.
(c) They are excited about the opportunities for spiritual growth.
(d) They are excited about the opportunities available for just four labor credits a day.
6. How is failure treated at Walden Two?
(a) Persons who fail are asked to leave the community.
(b) Persons who fail have to go back to school.
(c) Persons who fail are channelled into different types of work.
(d) Persons who fail are moved to different jobs and if this continues, they see a psychologist.
7. What does Frazier explain to the group when one asks about how fast Walden Two can take on new members?
(a) The process will be experimental and taken one step at a time.
(b) The process will be guided by research.
(c) Walen Two has no desire to limit the number of new members.
(d) The process will be rapid and based on experimentation.
8. What does Burris learn from the housewife about how Walden Two finds out if members are happy?
(a) She says they are asked to attend Sunday meetings.
(b) She says the leaders are uninterested in their happiness.
(c) She says the leaders send out surveys.
(d) She says a young man comes around once a year to find out if she has needs or complaints.
9. As Burris smokes in the garden, what thought occurs to him about the impact of his visit to Walden Two?
(a) Everyone smokes, so he smokes more than normal.
(b) He smokes only in the company of those who smoke.
(c) Few people smoke, and he smokes much less than normal.
(d) He smokes much more than normal.
10. According to Frazier, what specific attributes does Walden Two have that will prevent its failure?
(a) Experimentation and leadership.
(b) Democracy and behavior engineering.
(c) Experimentation and openness to change.
(d) Democracy and experimentation.
11. As the debate continues, how do Castle and Frazier differ in their views of democracy?
(a) Castle says it is a perfect system, while Frazier says it's a proven failure.
(b) Castle says it is useful, although it has weaknesses; Frazier says its flaws far outweigh its virtues.
(c) Castle says it is necessary while Frazier says it is a fraud.
(d) Castle says it is inevitable while Frazier says it's on the decline.
12. In response to Frazier's assertions about keeping young people at Walden Two, Castle indirectly suggests that the practice is like indoctrination. What is the literary device used by the author in Castle's response?
(b) Transferred epithet.
13. After the observation of the new arrivals, when Burris questions Frazier about the example of an aggressive adolescent, how does Frazier suggest that this would be handled at Walden Two?
(a) The other adolescents would report instances of aggression and suggest punishment.
(b) The aggressive adolescent would be separated from others until he behaves appropriately.
(c) The other adolescents would retaliate.
(d) The culture of the other adolscents would cause him to conform.
14. In the part of the debate when they speak about democracy, what weaknesses of this system does Frazier point out?
(a) Elections are media campaigns and a single vote doesn't really matter.
(b) Elections are a sham and voters know nothing about the issues.
(c) Elections are a sham and voters know nothing about the issues.
(d) Elections are a sham and politicians manipulate voters.
15. Identify the critical features that constitute "the good life", as outline by Frazier.
(a) Fame, fortune, and health.
(b) Freedom, personal success, and family success.
(c) Health, minimal unpleasant work, the opportunity to utilize talents, having satisfying personal relationships, and relaxation.
(d) Satisfying relationships, good health, and economic success.
Short Answer Questions
1. As Burris returns to his room and meets a housewife nearby, what does he find out from her about Frazier?
2. How is the Code sustained at Walden Two?
3. What does Burris find when he goes off by himself to investigate whether Walden Two members are happy?
4. How does Frazier explain the low incidence of adultery at Walden Two?
5. What is the occupation of the housewife?
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