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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. How does Hobbes define punishment?
(a) not sparing the rod and spoiling the child
(b) putting innocent people in prison
(c) an evil inflicted when a subject has committed a crime
(d) doing away with the death penalty
2. Who does Hobbes identify as ecclesiasticals?
(a) the original twelve apostles
(b) mystics from the East
(c) those who are ordained to speak of the word of God.
(d) those opposed to the Christian Commonwealth
3. What beliefs of the Roman Catholic church does Hobbes add to his list of objections?
(a) living ones religion, taking communion, and singing
(b) exorcism, ghosts, purgatory and fictitious miracles
(c) preaching, missionary work, and evangelism
(d) Bible reading, children's classes, and regular worship
4. What example does Hobbes give as a crime that is not a crime?
(a) to beat a wife who disobeys
(b) to steal to survive if all other means of getting food are used first
(c) to kill a child born with a deformity
(d) to take back something that belonged first to you
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 migraine
(b) a meditation
(c) a miracle
(d) a messenger
Short Answer Questions
1. What is an angel?
2. What roles does Hobbes say are assigned to Jesus Christ?
3. What does Hobbes say is the first of four causes of spiritual darkness?
4. What does Hobbes state about knowing the laws of a commonwealth?
5. What does Hobbes call an evil inflicted on a person who has usurped or forged his or her power?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is a leader supposed to do in addition to establishing punishments?
2. From what source does Hobbes insist the idea of demons came?
3. What is Hobbes' definition of the Kingdom of Darkness?
4. What does Hobbes suggest is the first priority of a sovereign?
5. What is a main mistake Hobbes says religious people make?
6. What is Hobbes' position on religious statues and icons?
7. What does Hobbes identify as the Christian Commonwealth?
8. How does Hobbes attack the Roman Catholic Church as well as Greek philosophers?
9. What complication does Hobbes see in obeying the sovereign and God at the same time?
10. What does Hobbes have to say about sin and crime?
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