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