A Discourse on Inequality Quiz | Eight Week Quiz C

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A Discourse on Inequality Quiz | Eight Week Quiz C

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 3, A Discourse on the Origin of Inequality, Dedication and Preface.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Rousseau question moral behavior could strictly be brought about by?
(a) Compassion.
(b) Tolerance.
(c) Hatred.
(d) Ignorance.

2. What does inequality cheapen according to Rousseau?
(a) Virtue.
(b) Compassion.
(c) Weatlth.
(d) Love.

3. What would history be empty without, according Rousseau?
(a) Without tyrants or wars.
(b) Money.
(c) Government.
(d) Without greed and power.

4. What does Rousseau believe ensures wicked doctrines corrupting life forever?
(a) Art and artists.
(b) History.
(c) War.
(d) The printing press.

5. Human morals are not improved by what subject according to Rousseau?
(a) The arts.
(b) The sciences.
(c) Engineering.
(d) Religion.

Short Answer Questions

1. What must Rousseau first figure out before writing "A Discourse on the Origin of Inequality"?

2. Which other civilizations were NOT mentioned by Rousseau as being impacted by the progress of art?

3. What does Rousseau want everyone to recognize in "Chapter 3, A Discourse on the Origin of Inequality, Dedication and Preface"?

4. What does Rousseau see as possibly contradictory in "Chapter 1, A Discourse on the Moral Effects of the Arts and Sciences, Part I"?

5. How is wasting time viewed by society today, according to "Chapter 2, A Discourse on the Moral Effects of the Arts and Sciences, Part II"?

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