Mid-Book Test - Medium
|Name: _____________________________||Period: ___________________________|
This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why does Hobbes say that people attribute the unknown to ghosts, spirits, or other things that can never exist?
(a) They have had experience with seances.
(b) They believe in astrology.
(c) They do not know how to think logically.
(d) They have experienced the supernatural.
2. What kinds of questions does Hobbes say people have little interest in?
(a) things that have no known answers
(b) things that have absolute answers like math and science
(c) things that have to do with the supernatural
(d) things that involve faith
3. How may a commonwealth be formed?
(a) the first is by inheritance and the second is by accident
(b) the first is by experience and the second is by heredity
(c) the first is by election and the second is by popularity
(d) the first is by natural force or acquisition and the second is by mutual agreement.
4. What is an example of Hobbes' unprovable discourse?
(a) whether cows talk
(b) if God exists or not
(c) which way the wind blows
(d) the law of gravity
5. Why does Hobbes say that having friends, followers, and servants is the greatest power?
(a) Having these, one does not need to go to war.
(b) Having these, one does not need anything else.
(c) With friends, followers, and servants one does not need to work.
(d) Being liked and respected makes people good managers and motivators.
Short Answer Questions
1. What do counsels for the aristocracy generally do?
2. In political systems, what are the two avenues of laws?
3. What is Hobbes' only conditionality regarding all people being created equal?
4. What does Hobbes say are the three types of commonwealth?
5. What are some of his voluntary motions?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Hobbes say about popularity?
2. What is Hobbes' definition of author?
3. What is Hobbes' position on crime and personal survival?
4. What is Hobbes idea of people being created equal?
5. How does Hobbes illustrate what he calls compound imagination?
6. How does Hobbes define the origins of religion?
7. What does Hobbes say about rights in the natural world?
8. How does Hobbes differentiate between command and counsel?
9. How does Hobbes define a prophet?
10. What does Hobbes say about having an aversion to something people know nothing about?
This section contains 882 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)