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1. What does Rawls claim about the freedom of assembly?
(a) That it forms the key to a strong democracy
(b) That it forms the key to a strong monarchy.
(c) That it forms the key to a strong police force.
(d) That it forms the key to a strong military.

2. What year was Adam Smith born?
(a) 1723.
(b) 1923.
(c) 1623.
(d) 1823.

3. What does Rawls think will have to be secured to keep the society a just one?
(a) Military power.
(b) One world government.
(c) Good trade agreements.
(d) Rights.

4. What did wartime Prime Minister Winston Churchill famously say about Democracy?
(a) "The sublimest virtue."
(b) "The ignoble chasing the inedible."
(c) "Far from perfect."
(d) "Far from perfect, but the best system on the table."

5. What is the only caveat to a maximum liberty of the individual?
(a) That the individual does not impede anyone else's liberty.
(b) That the individual does not make too much money.
(c) That the individual is god-fearing.
(d) That the individual does not challenge the powers that be.

6. What does Rawls admit might happen within his just society?
(a) Social and Economic inequality.
(b) Persecution.
(c) Civil war.
(d) Political upheaval.

7. What is a Totalitarian state?
(a) A type of secular state.
(b) A type of religious state.
(c) A type of economic system.
(d) The opposite of a democracy.

8. What is assumed about the liberty of the Individual, according to “The Two Principles of Justice”?
(a) That it may be ignored.
(b) That it may be minimized.
(c) That it is the only important virtue.
(d) That it may be maximized.

9. What does Rawls claim is necessary for fair elections?
(a) As long as the wealthy get a chance to make a vote.
(b) Fair, free and often elections.
(c) So long as the majority get a chance to vote.
(d) One general election every generation.

10. How many principles of justice does the Original Position later result in?
(a) Two.
(b) Three.
(c) One.
(d) Four.

11. What is the second principle derived from the Original Position
(a) That the Rich are allowed certain tax breaks.
(b) That disadvantaged people are provided for.
(c) The education is respected.
(d) That the environment is protected.

12. Where does the word and idea 'Democracy' come from?
(a) Ancient Rome.
(b) The Ancient Athenians of Greece.
(c) Ancient Egypt.
(d) Ancient India.

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