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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How does Hobbes classify the teaching of Greek and Roman philosophers?
(a) as the most improtant innovation in ancient education
(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 basis for understanding the bible
2. To what does Hobbes compare the dissolution of a commonwealth?
(a) poor hygiene
(c) an intestine disorder
(d) an attack of the flu
3. Who has responsibility for seeing that others are educated in the law?
(a) parents and the universities
(b) the assembly or the multitude
(c) nurses and lawyers
(d) clergimen and philosophers
4. Why does Hobbes insist that the commonwealth comes first?
(a) Without the commonwealth there is no freedom of religion.
(b) One can see the commonwealth but cannot see God.
(c) God wants all people to obey the laws of their nation.
(d) The commonwealth may vote to forbid religion.
5. What is the punishment of exile?
(a) when a person is put in prison
(b) when a person's property is confiscated
(c) when a person is discredited and shamed
(d) when a person is banished from the commonwealth
6. Who does Hobbes say can never be excommunicated?
(a) an ecclesiastical
(b) a sovereign
(c) a judge
(d) a woman
7. 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 house of wax
(b) the Kingdom of Darkness
(c) the life after death
(d) the time before fire
8. For what is it required to pay a certain price God is willing to accept?
(a) unlimited abundance
(b) peaceful life
9. What is the name of a place later called Hell?
10. What does Hobbes say is the purpose of punishment?
(a) to prevent people from breaking the law
(b) to keep the criminals off the streets
(c) to have a public entertainment when someone is flogged
(d) to show who is boss
11. Why do few people ever hear the word of God to believe or reject it according to Hobbes?
(a) Most people will not go to hear a sermon.
(b) People cannot always understand the Latin Bible.
(c) It is illegal to teach the word in most places.
(d) God only speaks to one or very few to spread his word.
12. When does Hobbes think philosophy began?
(a) when people had no gods to worship
(b) when the Greeks began to understand science
(c) when people had time to sit around and think about things
(d) when universities began to flourish
13. What does Hobbes refer to by the name of Tartarus?
(a) where dragons and monsters come from
(b) enemies of God who come from the East
(c) where the Apostle Paul was born and raised
(d) where non-believers are swallowed into a bottomless pit
14. What does Hobbes say is the foundation for all articles of faith?
(a) Belief in Jesus Christ
(b) Listening to the sovereign
(c) Being able to read
(d) Hearing different ideas about religion
15. What are some ways Hobbes describes the Spirit of God?
(a) a white light seen at the end of a tunnel
(b) the wind or a breath and sometimes it is a deep understanding and wisdom
(c) a power so strong it moves mountains
(d) a strange sensation that causes one to speak in other languages
Short Answer Questions
1. What are the people expected to do?
2. Who is it that Hobbes says belong to the Kingdom of God?
3. Why is faith so important?
4. What is an angel?
5. What does Hobbes mean by anything spoken by God and those concerning Him and his government?
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