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Apathy: Quiz


Question 1: It will be a slow ________ from apathy, indifference, and undernourishment."
EvolutionExtinctionConservation biologyHolocene extinction

Question 2: The cure for apathy is comprehension." US educational philosopher ________ summarized the concerns about political indifference when he claimed that the "death of democracy is not likely to be an assassination from ambush.
Robert Maynard HutchinsCurriculumSt. John's College (United States)Educational perennialism

Question 3: In 1950, US novelist ________ wrote that "Apathy is one of the characteristic responses of any living organism when it is subjected to stimuli too intense or too complicated to cope with.
CommunismJohn Dos PassosT. S. EliotErnest Hemingway

Question 4: The modern concept of apathy became more well-known after ________, when it was called "shell shock".
World War ICaucasus CampaignWestern Front (World War I)Armenian Genocide

Question 5: Often, apathy has been felt after witnessing horrific acts, such as the killing or maiming of people during a ________.
Aerial warfareMilitary strategyMilitary historyWar

Question 6: ________, in particular, brought the term exceedingly in vogue, thinking hereby to draw the philosophers to Christianity, who aspired after such a sublime pitch of virtue.
Church FathersClement of AlexandriaOrigenOrthodox Church

Question 7: Many Christians believe that the concept was then reappropriated by early ________, who adopted the term to express a contempt of all earthly concerns, a state of mortification, as the gospel prescribes.
EcumenismChristian denominationChristianityBaptist

Question 8: Some medications and the heavy use of drugs such as ________ may bring apathy as a side effect.

Question 9: Apathy (also called impassivity or perfunctoriness) is a state of indifference, or the suppression of emotions such as concern, excitement, ________ and passion.
Educational psychologySocial psychology (psychology)Abraham MaslowMotivation

Question 10: In ________, apathy is described as a response to an easy challenge for which the subject has matched skills.
Clinical psychologyPositive psychologyEmotionEducational psychology

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