Consequences Of Ideas : Quiz 1 Of 16 - Introduction

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  • 1. 
    What is the last name of the author of this book?
  • 2. 
    Why was a philosophy professor sweeping a hospital parking lot?
    • A. 

      He could not find a job

    • B. 

      Sweeping the parking lot paid better than teaching philosophy

    • C. 

      He has lost confidence in his ability to teach

    • D. 

      He felt philosophy had caused him to much personal pain and loss

  • 3. 
    What difference does Sproul use his opening anecdote to illustrate
    • A. 

      The difference between a culture that holds to anti-Semitism and one that doesn't

    • B. 

      The difference between a culture that the values the elderly and one that doesn't

    • C. 

      The difference between a culture that understands the power of ideas and one that doesn't

    • D. 

      The difference between a culture that places a premium on manual labor and one that doesn't

    • E. 

      The difference between a militaristic culture and a non-militarist culture

  • 4. 
    What did Clarence Thomas refer to that provoked the heated retort from senator Biden?
    • A. 

      The Bible

    • B. 

      Natural Law

    • C. 

      Common Law

    • D. 

      Philosophy

    • E. 

      The Constitution

  • 5. 
    Which of the following items did the writer say were a product of  disciplined thought. (If you check All of the above then do not check any others.)
    • A. 

      Indoor plumbing

    • B. 

      Artificial lighting

    • C. 

      Automobiles

    • D. 

      Running water

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    The author said that most people do not in, in what way?
    • A. 

      Openly

    • B. 

      Deeply

    • C. 

      Highly

    • D. 

      Foundationally

    • E. 

      Tangentially

  • 7. 
    What did the author imply that we should question
    • A. 

      The use of brooms

    • B. 

      The relevance of a philosophy major

    • C. 

      The graduated tax system

    • D. 

      Our immigration policy for Germans

    • E. 

      Student summer employment opportunities

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