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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What may reaching the crossover point cause participants to do?
2. What are two tips for reducing transportation expenses?
3. A person's crossover point is an estimate based on which type of expenses?
4. If people earn more than the minimum needed to pay bills, what should they do with the extra money?
5. What should frugal people research before purchasing items?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the difference between the word "frugal" and the Spanish word "aprovechar?" Which do the authors prefer?
2. Describe the nature of 101 SURE WAYS TO SAVE MONEY.
3. What do many people try to get from other jobs, other than a paycheck?
4. What are 1,001 SURE WAYS TO SAVE MONEY?
5. What happens for most people, after using the wall chart for a while?
6. Why is it unwise to seek employment in an area involving a person's passion?
7. How should investment income be tracked on the wall chart? What is the significance of this number?
8. What job-hunting advice is included in the book?
9. How do peoples' words cause them to identify themselves personally with their jobs? Why is this a problem?
10. Why do volunteers often feel more fulfilled than ever before?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
According to the authors, why does money have no intrinsic value? What are the four perspectives of money? Which perspectives do the authors reject? Why? Which perspective do the authors advocate? Why?
Essay Topic 2
As expressed by the authors in Chapter 9, what impact would their financial program have on culture, living conditions, the environment, and the economy, if most people followed it? Describe their predictions in detail, referring also to their descriptions in Chapter 1 of ways in which most Americans' current lifestyle is harmful to our culture, living conditions, the environment, and the economy.
Essay Topic 3
What is the authors' view of work vs. personal identity? How can subtle shifts in language and attitude change a person's perspective, regarding what constitutes work? Why should security, tradition, enjoyment, duty, prestige, status, power, or social opportunities be sought after away from a person's work environment?
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