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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Hobbes refer to by the name of Tartarus?
(a) where dragons and monsters come from
(b) where the Apostle Paul was born and raised
(c) where non-believers are swallowed into a bottomless pit
(d) enemies of God who come from the East
2. Why must a sovereign publish and instruct people about his laws?
(a) because he had nothing better to do with his time
(b) because he can confuse the people otherwise
(c) because the people will then know how intelligent he is
(d) because otherwise people are in danger of being unjustly arrested
3. When does Hobbes think philosophy began?
(a) when people had time to sit around and think about things
(b) when universities began to flourish
(c) when the Greeks began to understand science
(d) when people had no gods to worship
4. 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 meditation
(b) a migraine
(c) a miracle
(d) a messenger
5. What does Hobbes call a sin?
(a) a moral transgression that everyone knows about
(b) a transgression or a breach of laws that the legislature created
(c) thinking about doing something illegal
(d) breaking any one of the Ten Commandments
6. What is the meaning of excommunication?
(a) walking instead of riding
(b) becoming disassociated from other Christians
(c) forgetting how to communicate
(d) talking with a former spouse
7. How does Hobbes define obedience to the laws?
(a) keeping clear of the officials
(b) not doing anything that can be witnessed
(c) not sinning, as well as being charitable and loving
(d) making sure you do not know what the law is
8. How does Hobbes classify the teaching of Greek and Roman philosophers?
(a) as the basis for understanding the bible
(b) as revolutionary ways of looking at God more clearly
(c) as faulty logic and false commentaries such as that of Aristotle and Cicero
(d) as the most improtant innovation in ancient education
9. What must punishment focus on?
(a) capital and non-capital methods
(b) correction and not revenge
(c) not making the punishment fit the crime
(d) making the subject feel happy
10. What does Hobbes say awaits people who do not believe in Christ or the Kingdom of God?
(a) an eternal death after judgment
(b) reincarnation until they get it right
(c) poverty and hard labor on earth
(d) vanishing into nothing
11. What does Hobbes say is the foundation for all articles of faith?
(a) Being able to read
(b) Hearing different ideas about religion
(c) Listening to the sovereign
(d) Belief in Jesus Christ
12. What is an angel?
(a) an hallucination
(b) a messenger of God
(c) a winged horse
(d) a dragon
13. What are the people expected to do?
(a) make more money for the sovereign so greater shows can be put on
(b) demonstrate agains the sovereign when they do not agree with the laws
(c) obey only the laws that make sense to them
(d) abstain from violence, private revenges, robbing, and violating their neighbors
14. What practices of the Roman Church does Hobbes take exception to?
(a) Reading the Bible to the congregations
(b) the canonization of saints, the procession of idols and holy images, and the use of wax candles
(c) Calling the worship service a mass
(d) Missionary efforts among the heathen
15. What does Hobbes call an assembly of people who gather together to hear a priest or pastor speak to them about the word of God?
(a) a church
(b) a coven
(c) a civic club
(d) a delegation
Short Answer Questions
1. In discussing a Christian Commonwealth, what does Hobbes have to say about Holy Scriptures?
2. What does Hobbes say the Scripture says regarding demons?
3. What does Hobbes say is a problem people have of understanding the Kingdom of Darkness?
4. What is the punishment of exile?
5. What does Hobbes say is the first of four causes of spiritual darkness?
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