Nonfiction in English Literature: Help and Review Chapter Exam

Exam Instructions:

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

Page 1

Question 1 1. Which of the following is NOT a significant literary contribution of Mary Wollstonecraft?

Question 2 2. According to A Vindication of the Rights of Men, what did Wollstonecraft believe about the French Revolution?

Question 3 3. Which of the following statements is TRUE according to John Stuart Mill's philosophy of utilitarianism?

Question 4 4. Which idea from On Liberty is the BEST example of incorporating emotional, imaginative Romantic thought into Enlightenment-era philosophies of empiricism?

Question 5 5. Which of these is the most clear indicator of Romantic influence on Ruskin's thought?

Page 2

Question 6 6. What is Ruskin's primary critique of typical capitalist economies in Unto the Last?

Question 7 7. How did William Godwin hurt Mary Wollstonecraft's reputation?

Question 8 8. According to Ruskin, why should an artist not work in the studio?

Question 9 9. What is Ruskin's ideal social system, as described in Unto the Last?

Question 10 10. According to John Stuart Mill's harm principle as described in On Liberty, which of the following is NOT acceptable?

Page 3

Question 11 11. What did Mary Wollstonecraft principally argue in A Vindication of the Rights of Woman?

Question 12 12. According to John Stuart Mill's On Liberty, why do people end up making choices that benefit society?

Question 13 13. Why is Sidney's Astrophel and Stella noteworthy?

Question 14 14. Refer to the Star Trek analogy. If Spock hadn't sacrificed himself to save his friends, which of the following responses by Captain Kirk would John Stuart Mill have considered unethical?

Question 15 15. Which of the following was one of the reasons for the development of Ruskin's interest in social and economic justice?

Page 4

Question 16 16. Why do critics recommend not reading Astrophel and Stella completely earnestly?

Question 17 17. Which of the following literary styles did Philip Sidney make important contributions to?

Question 18 18. To Sidney, what is the primary reason poetry is the most important discipline?

Question 19 19. Why did Sidney argue against the notion that poets can lead society astray?

Question 20 20. In which of the following ways did William Godwin have a substantial influence?

Nonfiction in English Literature: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

College English Literature: Help and Review  /  English Courses
Support