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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Age of Reason.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In his letter to Howe, what comparison does Paine make about arguing with a man who has no use for authority?
(a) Talking to the dead.
(b) Giving medicine to the dead.
(c) Talking to a wall.
(d) Reasoning with a wall.
2. What ancient philosopher does Paine mention in Age of Reason?
3. What saddens Paine about the analogies made to good and solid government?
(a) They involve Britain.
(b) They involve Greece and Rome.
(c) They involve Britain, Greece, Rome, France, and Spain.
(d) They involve France and Spain.
4. What will happen to a person who denies another the right to practice a different religion?
(a) That person will never be able to change anyone else's mind.
(b) That person will never be able to legitimately discuss religion.
(c) That person will never be able to change his or her own mind.
(d) That person will never be able to criticize religion.
5. What does Paine hope the English people will realize from Burke's pamphlet?
(a) How easy the English laws are to change.
(b) How difficult the English laws are to change.
(c) How complicated the English laws are.
(d) How archaic the English laws are.
Short Answer Questions
1. When did the English Revolution take place?
2. What do the English people indicate with their silence?
3. Which proverb does Paine refer to when commenting on the acts of Howe and Burgoyne?
4. Why does England constantly need a foe to battle?
5. Which one of the following is not included in the natural rights Paine believes should be retained by people after they are born?
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