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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

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

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 time before fire
(d) the house of wax

4. What does Hobbes identify as security against all evil, sickness, and death?
(a) wealth and prosperity
(b) miracles
(c) the joys of eternal life and salvation
(d) public welfare

5. Who must speak of the same God in which all Christians believe?
(a) prophets
(b) any soverign
(c) assemblies
(d) mayors

6. 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 it is not detected, there is no crime
(d) if there is no civil law, there is no crime

7. Who does Hobbes say can never be excommunicated?
(a) a sovereign
(b) a judge
(c) an ecclesiastical
(d) a woman

8. Why must a sovereign publish and instruct people about his laws?
(a) because the people will then know how intelligent he is
(b) because otherwise people are in danger of being unjustly arrested
(c) because he can confuse the people otherwise
(d) because he had nothing better to do with his time

9. What is one instance when a crime cannot be punished?
(a) a perpetrator is incapable of knowing right and wrong
(b) an act is committed before there was a law forbidding it
(c) the crime has not been discovered
(d) an act is claimed to be by order of the sovereign

10. Who does Hobbes say began the notion of demons and it spread to many cultures?
(a) the Egyptians
(b) the Greeks
(c) the heathens
(d) the Hindus

11. What did the Jews do with the concept of demons they got from the Greeks?
(a) They rejected the idea of demons altogether.
(b) They got rid of the good ones and believed that all demons were bad.
(c) They used demons to scare and discipline their children.
(d) They started the saying that a demon made them do bad things.

12. Why does Hobbes suggest popular figures could be a danger to the commonwealth?
(a) They have the power and charisma to move people in the wrong direction.
(b) They know nothing about the workings of government.
(c) They are entertainers who only want to put on a show.
(d) The people will love them more than the sovereign.

13. What are some Biblical books Hobbes says are written about certain people and not written by them?
(a) Amos, Obadiah, and I John
(b) Exra, Nehemiah, I Peter
(c) Joshua, Judges, Ruth, and Samuel
(d) James, Jude, and Song of Solomon

14. Who does Hobbes identify as the Supreme Prophet?
(a) Moses
(b) Ezekiel
(c) Isaiah
(d) Endora

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Hobbes say the Scripture says regarding demons?

2. Unless an ecclesiastical is also a king, what can he not do?

3. What are the ways in which, according to Hobbes, people can worship God?

4. What does Hobbes call an evil inflicted on a person who has usurped or forged his or her power?

5. What are some ways Hobbes describes the Spirit of God?

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