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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What, according to Hobbes, is the first priority of the sovereign?
(a) to build spnendid palaces
(b) to become known by other sovereigns
(c) to demand respect
(d) to ensure the safety of the people
2. What is an angel?
(a) an hallucination
(b) a winged horse
(c) a dragon
(d) a messenger of God
3. What does Hobbes say is the foundation for all articles of faith?
(a) Listening to the sovereign
(b) Being able to read
(c) Hearing different ideas about religion
(d) Belief in Jesus Christ
4. What are the people expected to do?
(a) abstain from violence, private revenges, robbing, and violating their neighbors
(b) obey only the laws that make sense to them
(c) make more money for the sovereign so greater shows can be put on
(d) demonstrate agains the sovereign when they do not agree with the laws
5. What practices of the Roman Church does Hobbes take exception to?
(a) Calling the worship service a mass
(b) the canonization of saints, the procession of idols and holy images, and the use of wax candles
(c) Reading the Bible to the congregations
(d) Missionary efforts among the heathen
6. How does it become difficult to be obedient to both God and sovereign?
(a) if there is a corrupt leader interested in his own private gains
(b) if the sovereign has no right to rule
(c) if the sovereign gives everyting away
(d) if the sovereign is not a Christian
7. Why do God's miracles never go against the sovereign?
(a) The sovereign is not a prophet.
(b) God is not as powerful as the sovereign.
(c) It is not God's will to make people revolt against the leader of the nation.
(d) That would backfire on the people.
8. Where does the Pope have a right to command according to Hobbes?
(a) on the throne in the Vatican
(b) in his own territories where he is the sovereign
(c) all over the world
(d) when the sovereign abdicates
9. How does Hobbes define obedience to the laws?
(a) making sure you do not know what the law is
(b) not sinning, as well as being charitable and loving
(c) not doing anything that can be witnessed
(d) keeping clear of the officials
10. What beliefs of the Roman Catholic church does Hobbes add to his list of objections?
(a) Bible reading, children's classes, and regular worship
(b) living ones religion, taking communion, and singing
(c) exorcism, ghosts, purgatory and fictitious miracles
(d) preaching, missionary work, and evangelism
11. When does Hobbes say there is no crime?
(a) if the sin is not identified as important
(b) if there is sin but no criminal intent, there is no crime
(c) if there is no civil law, there is no crime
(d) if it is not detected, there is no crime
12. Who does Hobbes identify as ecclesiasticals?
(a) the original twelve apostles
(b) those opposed to the Christian Commonwealth
(c) those who are ordained to speak of the word of God.
(d) mystics from the East
13. What does Hobbes say is the first of four causes of spiritual darkness?
(a) accepting false teaching without question
(b) corrupt ecclesiatics
(c) not wanting to know bad news
(d) not knowing or studying the scriptures correctly
14. After Abraham, with whom did God renew the covenant?
(a) Pete, Paul, and Mary
(b) Isaac, Jacob, and Moses
(c) Pharoah, Nebvucadnezzar, and Caesar
(d) David, Solomon, and Herod
15. Who must speak of the same God in which all Christians believe?
(c) any soverign
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Hobbes suggest the idea of philosophy began to grow?
2. How does Hobbes classify the desire for absolute power?
3. How does Hobbes classify the teaching of Greek and Roman philosophers?
4. What two things does Hobbes say are necessary to be received into the Kingdom of God?
5. What does Hobbes call an evil inflicted on a person who has usurped or forged his or her power?
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