Rights of Man Quiz | Eight Week Quiz C

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Declaration of the Rights of Man and of Citizens, by the National Assembly of France, Observations on the Declarations of Rights, Miscellaneous Chapter, Conclusion.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. As Paine pointed out in the Miscellaneous Chapter, what did Burke think the government had a monopoly on?
(a) Trade.
(b) Wisdom.
(c) Power.
(d) Commerce.

2. To show the effectiveness of a government without a monarchy, how did Paine refer to the United States of America?
(a) The U.S. will never resort to a monarchy.
(b) The U.S. had the ability to reverse the effects of a monarchy.
(c) The U.S. was the only example of an overthrown monarchy.
(d) The U.S. was prospering without a monarchy.

3. Which one of the following is not included in the rights that Dr. Price thought the English people had?
(a) The right to choose their own governors.
(b) The right to frame a government for themselves.
(c) The right to claim a government funded security bond.
(d) The right to cashier governors for misconduct.

4. 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) 1780.
(d) 1750.

5. Why did Paine have an accurate account of the Revolution he discussed in Rights of Man?
(a) He was on the ground during the war.
(b) He got reports from generals in the war.
(c) He had seen previous wars.
(d) He researched the war from several different sources.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which other war had Burke previously supported?

2. Which articles of Observations on the Declarations of Rights outlined the principles on which the laws of France should be built?

3. What did Paine do to help the cause being fought for in the American Revolution?

4. Besides English, which other language was Rights of Man published in?

5. Which aspect of the government's presumed knowledge could not be accounted for by Burke, according to the listing of his view's problems in the Miscellaneous Chapter?

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