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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 by anything spoken by God and those concerning Him and his government?
(a) the Prophets
(b) the Golden Rule
(c) the Word of God
(d) the Ten Commandments

2. What is impunity?
(a) inaccurate knowledge of the law
(b) punishment by the law
(c) persecution by the law
(d) exemption from the law

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 Kingdom of Darkness
(b) the time before fire
(c) the life after death
(d) the house of wax

4. What beliefs of the Roman Catholic church does Hobbes add to his list of objections?
(a) living ones religion, taking communion, and singing
(b) Bible reading, children's classes, and regular worship
(c) preaching, missionary work, and evangelism
(d) exorcism, ghosts, purgatory and fictitious miracles

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

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

7. What is the meaning of excommunication?
(a) becoming disassociated from other Christians
(b) walking instead of riding
(c) talking with a former spouse
(d) forgetting how to communicate

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

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

10. Unless an ecclesiastical is also a king, what can he not do?
(a) order obedience
(b) teach the Bible
(c) work miracles
(d) lead a church

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

12. When does Hobbes say there is no crime?
(a) if it is not detected, there is no crime
(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 the sin is not identified as important

13. How does Hobbes classify the teaching of Greek and Roman philosophers?
(a) as faulty logic and false commentaries such as that of Aristotle and Cicero
(b) as the most improtant innovation in ancient education
(c) as the basis for understanding the bible
(d) as revolutionary ways of looking at God more clearly

14. What is the punishment of exile?
(a) when a person is discredited and shamed
(b) when a person is banished from the commonwealth
(c) when a person is put in prison
(d) when a person's property is confiscated

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

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Hobbes say people can poison others and thus promote the dissolution of the commonwealth?

2. What does Hobbes think takes reason away from young men?

3. In addition to the Spirit of God, what other ethereal beings does Hobbes mention?

4. How does Hobbes classify the desire for absolute power?

5. What does Hobbes call the worship of images?

(see the answer keys)

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