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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Hobbes mean when he says something must be strange and uncommon so people can believe it is the true work of God?
(a) a messenger
(b) a miracle
(c) a meditation
(d) a migraine

2. Who has responsibility for seeing that others are educated in the law?
(a) nurses and lawyers
(b) parents and the universities
(c) clergimen and philosophers
(d) the assembly or the multitude

3. What does Hobbes identify as a "confederacy of deceivers" who go around poisoning the minds of other people and extinguishing their faith in nature, the gospel, and God?
(a) the life after death
(b) the Kingdom of Darkness
(c) the house of wax
(d) the time before fire

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) demonstrate agains the sovereign when they do not agree with the laws
(d) make more money for the sovereign so greater shows can be put on

5. Why, according to Hobbes, is it necessary to believe God is Infinite?
(a) God is a concept and not a person.
(b) The finite has an end and God does not.
(c) It is the only way to understand who God is.
(d) God will accept nothing less.

6. What does Hobbes call a crime?
(a) a sin which consists of doing what is forbidden by law
(b) a sin which is intended whether committed or not
(c) a sin that obeys an unjust law
(d) a sin that is done in the darkness

7. What warning does Hobbes give about prophets?
(a) Some may not understand what God wants them to say.
(b) Some people may try to pass themselves off as a prophet for their own gain.
(c) Some may be too powerful and miraculous to trust.
(d) Some may be prophets only for a short time.

8. How does Hobbes classify the desire for absolute power?
(a) as a fungus
(b) as natural
(c) as an illness
(d) as good for the commonwealth

9. What does Hobbes say is the basis for a Christian Commonwealth?
(a) putting priests and bishops in charge of government
(b) the principles of Christian politics
(c) eliminating all who do not believe in Christ
(d) mandatory Bible reading in school

10. What did the Israelites eventually want to do with their sovereignty?
(a) give it to a king and take it away from the Judges
(b) divide it into twelve commonwealths
(c) learn from the Greeks and Romans
(d) handle it by popular election

11. Who are the subjects in the Kingdom of God?
(a) all people preselected for membership
(b) everyone all over the world
(c) all men who have made a pact with him to be part of his Kingdom
(d) only angels and heavenly choirs

12. What must punishment focus on?
(a) making the subject feel happy
(b) not making the punishment fit the crime
(c) correction and not revenge
(d) capital and non-capital methods

13. Who does Hobbes identify as ecclesiasticals?
(a) the original twelve apostles
(b) those who are ordained to speak of the word of God.
(c) those opposed to the Christian Commonwealth
(d) mystics from the East

14. What does Hobbes call an evil inflicted on a person who has usurped or forged his or her power?
(a) necessary punishment
(b) might makes right
(c) a vigilante form of government
(d) an act of hostility

15. When does Hobbes think philosophy began?
(a) when universities began to flourish
(b) when people had no gods to worship
(c) when people had time to sit around and think about things
(d) when the Greeks began to understand science

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Hobbes say inspiration is used in Scripture?

2. What does Hobbes call a sin?

3. What beliefs of the Roman Catholic church does Hobbes add to his list of objections?

4. Why is faith so important?

5. What does Hobbes identify as heathen teaching?

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