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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 call an assembly of people who gather together to hear a priest or pastor speak to them about the word of God?
(a) a church
(b) a coven
(c) a delegation
(d) a civic club
2. Who does Hobbes say can never be excommunicated?
(a) a woman
(b) a sovereign
(c) a judge
(d) an ecclesiastical
3. How does Hobbes classify the desire for absolute power?
(a) as good for the commonwealth
(b) as natural
(c) as a fungus
(d) as an illness
4. Why is faith so important?
(a) It makes it possible to see Jesus.
(b) One cannot know if the Scriptures are real.
(c) It is part of the Christian ritual.
(d) It identifies a believer.
5. What does Hobbes say is the basis for a Christian Commonwealth?
(a) mandatory Bible reading in school
(b) putting priests and bishops in charge of government
(c) eliminating all who do not believe in Christ
(d) the principles of Christian politics
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Hobbes say is a problem people have of understanding the Kingdom of Darkness?
2. What is an angel?
3. What is the end result of worshiping?
4. What does Hobbes call a crime?
5. What practices of the Roman Church does Hobbes take exception to?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Hobbes attack the Roman Catholic Church as well as Greek philosophers?
2. What is Hobbes' position on religious statues and icons?
3. What power does the sovereign have over the church according to Hobbes?
4. What does Hobbes identify as the Christian Commonwealth?
5. What is Hobbes' position on crime and personal survival?
6. What complication does Hobbes see in obeying the sovereign and God at the same time?
7. What does Hobbes call a spirit?
8. What, according to Hobbes, is the one thing that must be believed?
9. Briefly describe Hobbes' idea of punishment.
10. What does Hobbes conclude about the Scriptures?
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