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

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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. The author states that everything should be observed from the _____ to the human body.
(a) Earth's core.
(b) Smallest insect.
(c) Bottom of the sea.
(d) Heavens.

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

3. How many parts are there to the work?
(a) 5.
(b) 4.
(c) 5.
(d) 7.

4. Bacon lays out a plan for organizing which of the following?
(a) Men.
(b) Thoughts.
(c) Books.
(d) Scientific inquiry.

5. The sixth part refers to the _______ course of inquiry.
(a) Illegitimate.
(b) Legitimate.
(c) Sensible.
(d) Philosophical.

Short Answer Questions

1. It is stated that the author believes that men tend to misunderstand their _____.

2. Of the philosophers attempt to amend simple human observation with ridiculous _____.

3. A person's examination of the world should involve true _____.

4. Which is not one of the parts of the plan?

5. Many things may be improved by using instruments of _____.

(see the answer key)

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