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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Rights of Man.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How did Paine describe human authority while correcting Burke's misrepresentation of the Declaration of the Rights of Man?
(a) Secondary.
(b) Non-existent.
(c) Irrelevant.
(d) Derivative.

2. Instead of rights, what did Paine say was included in Burke's arguments?
(a) Surveys.
(b) Hypothesis.
(c) Clauses.
(d) Misinformation.

3. Which one of the following is not included in Paine's list of the general forms of government authority?
(a) Common Interest.
(b) Superstition.
(c) Commerce.
(d) Power.

4. As Paine wrote, what kind of impact would the French Revolution have?
(a) An impact on France and other countries.
(b) Only an impact on France.
(c) Neither an impact on France nor other countries.
(d) Only an impact on other countries.

5. When did the burning and devastation of London take place that Paine referred to in his attempt to disprove Burke's opinion of the French people?
(a) 1770.
(b) 1730.
(c) 1750.
(d) 1780.

Short Answer Questions

1. As he noted in the Preface, where did Paine desire to collect his political thoughts?

2. Depicting the flaw in Burke's way of thinking, what did Paine indicate was being ignored by Burke?

3. What impressed Paine about the National Assembly in Rights of Man?

4. Which term that Burke used to label the French people did Paine consider to be an insult?

5. Which one of the Founding Fathers was intended to receive Marquis de la Fayette's declaration of rights?

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