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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Age of Reason.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Which one of the following is not included in the natural rights Paine believes should be retained by people after they are born?
(a) The right to procure happiness.
(b) The right to stand up for a cause.
(c) The right to practice religion.
(d) The right to be provided for.
2. How does Paine refer to himself, with regards to Howe?
(a) An enemy and countryman.
(b) A friend, enemy, and countryman.
(c) A friend and countryman.
(d) A friend and an enemy.
3. What is the English government's position on the French Revolution?
(a) Half of the English government supports it.
(b) Almost all of the English government supports it.
(c) The English government supports it.
(d) The English government does not support it.
4. Through his belief in God, what does Paine hope for?
(a) To make a difference in his lifetime.
(b) A joyful end of life.
(c) To convince others to believe in God.
(d) A joyful afterlife.
5. How does Paine describe tyranny?
(a) An opponent that once could have been easily defeated, but no longer.
(b) An opponent that is easily defeated.
(c) An opponent that is not easily defeated now, but will be in the future.
(d) An opponent that is not easily defeated.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which proverb does Paine refer to when commenting on the acts of Howe and Burgoyne?
2. As Paine states in The Crisis, what word should never replace the word "Christian"?
3. What are the decrees outlining the foundation for a new French government called?
4. What is the result of using faith for political reasons?
5. What does Paine use as a miserable example of the Constitution that America is trying to adopt?
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