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

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 1b, The Plan of the Work.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. It is stated that the author believes that men tend to misunderstand their _____.
(a) Mission.
(b) Posterity.
(c) Strengths.
(d) Weakenesses.

2. At the same time, men tend to underestimate their _____.
(a) Strengths.
(b) Weaknesses.
(c) Goals.
(d) Power.

3. Bacon says that ____ is "more precious than anything on earth."
(a) Philosophy.
(b) Intellect.
(c) A meeting of the minds.
(d) True understanding.

4. Which of the following promises to remedy the problem by offering repeatable testable methods of inquiry?
(a) Logic.
(b) Observation.
(c) Experiments.
(d) Investigation.

5. Bacon asks the ____ God to grant him the power to help humanity.
(a) Lutheran.
(b) Universal.
(c) Trinitarian.
(d) Unitarian.

Short Answer Questions

1. Bacon's goal is to collect particular _______ and then make inferences about general principles.

2. This is accomplished through the use of ______.

3. What is another name for "The Great Instauration?"

4. In the end, the two sides ended up arguing over ______.

5. Which type of history is ideal to build a foundation for philosophy?

(see the answer key)

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