The following quiz will present you with four multiple-choice questions designed to encourage careful reading and recall of the week’s essential content. The quiz questions are not complex, and neither are they overly narrow in their focus. The questions usually ask about a central concept, figure, or event described in the week’s assigned reading material.
You will have 20 minutes to complete the quiz. Once you begin you cannot exit and restart. The completed quiz is due at 8pm on Sunday.
You are responsible for abiding by the class and College policies regarding Academic Integrity. See the syllabus for more details.
Question 1 1 / 1 pts
For Sartre, when one choses a way to live, he is choosing:
for oneself, in full freedom.
for their own family, in full freedom.
for their own country, in full freedom.
Correct! for all people, in full freedom.
Question 2 1 / 1 pts
According to Sartre, we are responsible for:
Correct! Our actions and our passions.
It depends on the situation, one cannot generalize.
Question 3 1 / 1 pts
Sartre thinks of despair as:
The natural response to the notion that we are radically free.
The natural condition of man.
Correct! The realization that things are outside our control, exception made for our own opinions.
The realization that there is no god to save us..
Question 4 1 / 1 pts
Sartre claims that, according to existentialism, there is no reality except in:
Action and passion.
Question 5 1 / 1 pts
Sartre’s famous claim ‘Hell is other people’ has to do with:
The fact that man hate each other, this is the primordial condition of humanity.
Hell is a made-up reality to keep humanity in a state of fear..
Man is always defined by others.
Correct Answer Man is always defined by others and will be still defined by others even when dead.
Question 6 1 / 1 pts
Sartre’s famous claim ‘man is condemned to be free’ signifies that:
We have been punished for some original sin.
Correct! We are responsible for everything we do.
We are free.
Our freedom is a bad thing.