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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Hobbes say is the purpose of punishment?
(a) to prevent people from breaking the law
(b) to have a public entertainment when someone is flogged
(c) to keep the criminals off the streets
(d) to show who is boss
2. 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 life after death
(c) the time before fire
(d) the house of wax
3. In addition to the Spirit of God, what other ethereal beings does Hobbes mention?
(a) aerial bodies such as angels
4. What does Hobbes say is God's right to establish His laws?
(a) His dominance over all other gods
(b) His ability to change the weather
(c) His irresistible and incomprehensible power
(d) His ability to shoot lightning bolts at men
5. 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 used demons to scare and discipline their children.
(c) They got rid of the good ones and believed that all demons were bad.
(d) They started the saying that a demon made them do bad things.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Hobbes describe as an external sign of God's special workings on their hearts so that afterwards they teach the Word of God?
2. What is the meaning of excommunication?
3. How does Hobbes suggest the idea of philosophy began to grow?
4. What is the end result of worshiping?
5. What does Hobbes state about knowing the laws of a commonwealth?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Hobbes have to say about angels?
2. How does Hobbes attack the Roman Catholic Church as well as Greek philosophers?
3. What is Hobbes' definition of the Kingdom of Darkness?
4. What, according to Hobbes, is the one thing that must be believed?
5. What does Hobbes have to say about the desire for absolute power?
6. What does Hobbes conclude about the Scriptures?
7. What complication does Hobbes see in obeying the sovereign and God at the same time?
8. What warning does Hobbes give about prophets?
9. What does Hobbes suggest is the first priority of a sovereign?
10. What does Hobbes say happens to one who does not believe in God?
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