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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. 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 civic club
(b) a coven
(c) a church
(d) a delegation
2. What is impunity?
(a) punishment by the law
(b) persecution by the law
(c) exemption from the law
(d) inaccurate knowledge of the law
3. Who does Hobbes identify as ecclesiasticals?
(a) those opposed to the Christian Commonwealth
(b) those who are ordained to speak of the word of God.
(c) the original twelve apostles
(d) mystics from the East
4. What does Hobbes say is granted to Christians who are good citizens of their commonwealth?
(a) freedom from earthly laws
(b) rulership of the earth
(c) great riches on earth
(d) eternal life
5. Who must speak of the same God in which all Christians believe?
(b) any soverign
6. In addition to the Spirit of God, what other ethereal beings does Hobbes mention?
(b) aerial bodies such as angels
7. What are some ways Hobbes describes the Spirit of God?
(a) the wind or a breath and sometimes it is a deep understanding and wisdom
(b) a strange sensation that causes one to speak in other languages
(c) a power so strong it moves mountains
(d) a white light seen at the end of a tunnel
8. How does Hobbes suggest the idea of philosophy began to grow?
(a) People wanted to feel self-important.
(b) People had not heard about God.
(c) People even started small schools of philosophical thought.
(d) Philosophy became a part of public school curriculum.
9. When does Hobbes say there is no crime?
(a) if there is sin but no criminal intent, there is no crime
(b) if there is no civil law, there is no crime
(c) if it is not detected, there is no crime
(d) if the sin is not identified as important
10. What did the Israelites eventually want to do with their sovereignty?
(a) handle it by popular election
(b) divide it into twelve commonwealths
(c) give it to a king and take it away from the Judges
(d) learn from the Greeks and Romans
11. What does Hobbes state about knowing the laws of a commonwealth?
(a) common men do not need to know the law
(b) laws that are never enforced cannot be broken
(c) ignorance is not a means of protection
(d) no one can know all the laws
12. Who cannot perform a miracle?
(a) a devil, angel, or other spirit
(b) a prophet of God
(c) a true believer in God
(d) an apostle of Christ
13. What does Hobbes say is God's right to establish His laws?
(a) His dominance over all other gods
(b) His irresistible and incomprehensible power
(c) His ability to shoot lightning bolts at men
(d) His ability to change the weather
14. What does Hobbes say is the first of four causes of spiritual darkness?
(a) accepting false teaching without question
(b) not knowing or studying the scriptures correctly
(c) not wanting to know bad news
(d) corrupt ecclesiatics
15. What does Hobbes say is the foundation for all articles of faith?
(a) Belief in Jesus Christ
(b) Hearing different ideas about religion
(c) Being able to read
(d) Listening to the sovereign
Short Answer Questions
1. Why do God's miracles never go against the sovereign?
2. What must punishment focus on?
3. Why is faith so important?
4. Unless an ecclesiastical is also a king, what can he not do?
5. What Catholic teaching does Hobbes object to?
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