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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Hobbes say is a hostile and illegal act by the authority?
(a) indictment after very long investigations
(b) searches of a person's homes
(c) holding trials too quickly after a crime has been charged
(d) a person is injured by public authority without public condemnation

2. What is the end result of worshiping?
(a) hole in the knees of trousers
(b) mental exercise
(c) showing superiority
(d) giving someone power

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

4. What, according to Hobbes, is the first priority of the sovereign?
(a) to build spnendid palaces
(b) to demand respect
(c) to become known by other sovereigns
(d) to ensure the safety of the people

5. 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 miracle
(c) a messenger
(d) a migraine

6. Why do God's miracles never go against the sovereign?
(a) That would backfire on the people.
(b) God is not as powerful as the sovereign.
(c) It is not God's will to make people revolt against the leader of the nation.
(d) The sovereign is not a prophet.

7. Why does Hobbes insist that the commonwealth comes first?
(a) Without the commonwealth there is no freedom of religion.
(b) God wants all people to obey the laws of their nation.
(c) One can see the commonwealth but cannot see God.
(d) The commonwealth may vote to forbid religion.

8. To what does Hobbes compare the dissolution of a commonwealth?
(a) an attack of the flu
(b) poor hygiene
(c) an intestine disorder
(d) cancer

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

10. Who is it that Hobbes says belong to the Kingdom of God?
(a) only people who are members of the Church of England
(b) those people who believe there is a God
(c) every person under the sun
(d) the sovereigns who answer only to God

11. If he so wishes, what is a king allowed to do?
(a) become the Pope
(b) to authorize mass executions of innocent people
(c) to authorize the New Testament into civil law
(d) to go to war with non-believers in the name of God

12. Where does the Pope have a right to command according to Hobbes?
(a) all over the world
(b) when the sovereign abdicates
(c) in his own territories where he is the sovereign
(d) on the throne in the Vatican

13. 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 coven
(b) a church
(c) a delegation
(d) a civic club

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Hobbes say is the foundation for all articles of faith?

2. What does Hobbes say the goal of the Bible is?

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

4. What roles does Hobbes say are assigned to Jesus Christ?

5. What does Hobbes call a sin?

(see the answer keys)

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