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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. With clear ____, the intellect can become more powerful.
(a) Philosophy.
(b) Logic.
(c) Direction.
(d) Intention.

2. Of the ideas of the mind are poorly constructed and ____.
(a) Vague.
(b) Faulty.
(c) Ill formed.
(d) Confusing.

3. The fifth part includes things Bacon had discovered through the ordinary use of ______.
(a) Understanding.
(b) Observation.
(c) Intellect.
(d) Logic.

4. This is accomplished through the use of ______.
(a) Experiments.
(b) Devices.
(c) Experience.
(d) Hypotheses.

5. It is from the _____ of our causes that are planned fail.
(a) Ignorance.
(b) Dissolution.
(c) Avoidance.
(d) Absolution.

6. Which Biblical person was condemned for illicit moral knowledge?
(a) Adam.
(b) Eve.
(c) Judas.
(d) Jesus.

7. Using the new logic, an observer will give up falsehood and avoid _____.
(a) Outside influence.
(b) Superstition.
(c) Tradition.
(d) Alternative thought.

8. Instead, men placed too much focus on their ____.
(a) Work.
(b) Faith.
(c) False beliefs.
(d) Art.

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

10. Bacon went to work for which King of England?
(a) Richard.
(b) James.
(c) George.
(d) Henry.

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

12. Other forms of thinking may start out being easier but will most likely end up in ____ places.
(a) Confusing.
(b) Dangerous.
(c) Many different.
(d) Dark.

13. The new logic is designed to command active ____.
(a) Inquiry.
(b) Nature.
(c) Thought.
(d) Minds.

14. What is another name for "The Great Instauration?"
(a) "The Great Restoration."
(b) "The Scientific Method."
(c) "The Mighty Revolution."
(d) "The Tragic Rebirth."

15. In the end, the two sides ended up arguing over ______.
(a) Money.
(b) Ideals.
(c) Karma.
(d) Dogma.

Short Answer Questions

1. What adjective is used to describe this particular course of inquiry?

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

3. What is a "procemium?"

4. Since the observer is ____, he must look to history for similar observations.

5. Bacon refers to one's powers as being ____ and reasoning.

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