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This test consists of 12 multiple choice questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is the only caveat to a maximum liberty of the individual?
(a) That the individual is god-fearing.
(b) That the individual does not challenge the powers that be.
(c) That the individual does not make too much money.
(d) That the individual does not impede anyone else's liberty.
2. How many principles of justice does the Original Position later result in?
3. Where does the word and idea 'Democracy' come from?
(a) Ancient Rome.
(b) Ancient Egypt.
(c) The Ancient Athenians of Greece.
(d) Ancient India.
4. What is the second principle derived from the Original Position
(a) The education is respected.
(b) That the environment is protected.
(c) That the Rich are allowed certain tax breaks.
(d) That disadvantaged people are provided for.
5. What does Rawls think will have to be secured to keep the society a just one?
(a) One world government.
(b) Good trade agreements.
(c) Military power.
6. What did wartime Prime Minister Winston Churchill famously say about Democracy?
(a) "Far from perfect."
(b) "The sublimest virtue."
(c) "Far from perfect, but the best system on the table."
(d) "The ignoble chasing the inedible."
7. What is a Totalitarian state?
(a) A type of economic system.
(b) A type of religious state.
(c) The opposite of a democracy.
(d) A type of secular state.
8. What does Rawls admit might happen within his just society?
(a) Political upheaval.
(b) Social and Economic inequality.
(c) Civil war.
9. What does Rawls claim about the freedom of assembly?
(a) That it forms the key to a strong military.
(b) That it forms the key to a strong police force.
(c) That it forms the key to a strong monarchy.
(d) That it forms the key to a strong democracy
10. What does Rawls claim is necessary for fair elections?
(a) Fair, free and often elections.
(b) As long as the wealthy get a chance to make a vote.
(c) One general election every generation.
(d) So long as the majority get a chance to vote.
11. What is assumed about the liberty of the Individual, according to “The Two Principles of Justice”?
(a) That it may be maximized.
(b) That it is the only important virtue.
(c) That it may be minimized.
(d) That it may be ignored.
12. What year was Adam Smith born?
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