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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is the second principle derived from the Original Position
(a) That disadvantaged people are provided for.
(b) The education is respected.
(c) That the environment is protected.
(d) That the Rich are allowed certain tax breaks.
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. Where does the word and idea 'Democracy' come from?
(a) The Ancient Athenians of Greece.
(b) Ancient Egypt.
(c) Ancient India.
(d) Ancient Rome.
5. What does Rawls admit might happen within his just society?
(a) Civil war.
(b) Social and Economic inequality.
(d) Political upheaval.
Short Answer 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?
3. What did wartime Prime Minister Winston Churchill famously say about Democracy?
4. What is a Totalitarian state?
5. How many principles of justice does the Original Position later result in?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does the Original Position not account for second- or later generations?
2. What has to be used to ensure the two principles of justice?
3. What is the second principle that the Original Position ensures?
4. What is the first principle that the Original Position ensures?
5. What are the limits of human freedom, according to the Two Principles of Justice?
6. Why are the limits of human freedom according to the Two Principles of Justice essentially a form of social contract?
7. In what way does the Original Position ensure the two principles of justice?
8. In what way does Rawls admit that inequalities can be endured in his system?
9. Who decides the limits of human liberty, according to the Two Principles of Justice?
10. What form must the protection of disadvantaged people come from?
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