New Atlantis ; and, the Great Instauration Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 1, The Great Instauration.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Bacon believes that the meeting between the two entities must return to its _______.
(a) Self.
(b) Womb.
(c) Original condition.
(d) Previous incarnation.

2. A person's examination of the world should involve true _____.
(a) Reverence.
(b) Science.
(c) Effort.
(d) Philosophy.

3. Science descended from debates held by the ______.
(a) Romans.
(b) Greeks.
(c) Church.
(d) British.

4. It is better to try and fail rather than to make _____ on something that cannot work.
(a) Professions.
(b) Bets.
(c) Assumptions.
(d) Foolish decisions.

5. The ancients looked only to the stars and as such became too focused on ____ and abstract meditation.
(a) Astrology.
(b) Logic.
(c) Wit.
(d) Prayer.

Short Answer Questions

1. Bacon states that reason can reconstruct human knowledge, science, and ____.

2. If man was able to focus on these powers, he would be able to master which of the following?

3. Francis Bacon believes that it is ____ for him to write the following work.

4. Part of the reason for the movement was to show that the knowledge in _____ was stagnant.

5. The only way out of ____ is to build a plan of inquiry.

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