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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 must people do in order to make Step 3 work?
(a) Reduce spending.
(b) Work more hours.
(c) Work fewer hours.
(d) Be as truthful as possible.
2. In Question 2, what must participants ask if each expenditure is in alignment with?
(a) Hours spent at work.
(b) Statistical norms.
(c) Family needs.
(d) Their values and life purpose.
3. If people spend half of their time sleeping, eating, and doing everything necessary for maintaining their bodies, then the other half is available for what?
(a) Whatever they choose.
(b) Life energy.
(c) Managing money.
(d) Keeping up with the neighbors.
4. What do advertisements teach Americans?
(a) Buy low, sell high.
(b) Relax, relax, and relax some more.
(c) Work, work, and work some more.
(d) Consume, consume, and comsume some more.
5. Why should clothing be broken down into smaller categories, such as informal, work, sports, etc.?
(a) To allow for a greater volume of work-related purchases.
(b) To encourage donations of older clothes to charity.
(c) To encourage participation in sports.
(d) To avoid purchases that are worn only once.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Step 1, Part 1 of the program?
2. Which perspective is feeling connected to a certain social class part of?
3. What causes emptiness?
4. What is the real amount of life energy?
5. What does the physical perspective of money include?
Short Essay Questions
1. What are some of the not-so-obvious expenses related to a person's work?
2. Why do many people give up on their dreams early in life?
3. How does the protestant work ethic influence the behavior of many Americans?
4. Where does the "rat race" come from?
5. How do the authors compare budgeting with dieting?
6. Whenever people spend money, what more valuable commodity are they also spending?
7. What is the first part of Step 2? How is this accomplished?
8. What are the three perspectives of money the authors ask program participants to reject? Include brief descriptions.
9. For Step 4, what is the second question program participants should ask, regarding every expense on their chart? What is required, before answering this question?
10. What are some problems associated with "business as usual?"
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