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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What word did Paine use to describe the decisions of juries in Part Two of Rights of Man?
2. Announcing the arrival of representative government at the end of Ways and Means of Improving the Conditions of Europe, how did Paine advise that future revolution should be contemplated?
3. Which alliance did Paine suggest should take place in Ways and Means of Improving the Conditions of Europe?
(a) America, Italy, and England.
(b) America, Italy, and France.
(c) America, England, and France.
(d) Italy, England, and France.
4. How much of Burke's new work did Paine intend to discuss in Part Two of Rights of Man?
(b) An average amount.
(c) Very little.
(d) A lot.
5. What were the new principles of government that Paine wrote about in Of the Old and New Systems of Government?
(a) Delegation of power and the common good.
(b) Provisional justice and loyalty.
(c) Provisional justice and legality.
(d) Delegation of power and the common interest.
6. Which words did Paine use to depict the costs of the monarchy in Ways and Means of Improving the Conditions of Europe?
(a) Unqualified and unexplained.
(b) Obscene and insane.
(c) Obscene, unexplained and insane.
(d) Obscene and unqualified.
7. What did Paine think was the origin of the delegated power of government?
8. How did Paine describe the society in small domains where government was necessary?
9. In proportion to the poor, what kind of taxes did Paine think the Peers should have paid?
(a) Slightly higher.
(b) The same.
(c) Much higher.
10. How did Paine indicate the corporate charters destroy rights in Ways and Means of Improving the Conditions of Europe?
(a) By preventing people from exercising financial power.
(b) By preventing people from exercising political power.
(c) By encouraging people to dismiss new financial ideas.
(d) By encouraging people to dismiss new political ideas.
11. How did Paine think the national debt should be paid off in Ways and Means of Improving the Conditions of Europe?
(a) One quarter upfront and the rest in installments.
(b) In installments.
(c) Half upfront and the remainder in installments.
(d) All at once.
12. As explained by Paine in Of Constitutions, what made the constitutions binding?
(a) Nations put their coexistence as a priority.
(b) Nations had no interest in being misled.
(c) Nations had no interest in being wrong.
(d) Nations put their success as a priority.
13. What idea did Paine think the European government should be constructed on?
(a) National cooperation.
(b) Universal cooperation.
(c) National civilization.
(d) Universal civilization.
14. In Of Society and Civilization, what point did Paine make about social order?
(a) It would be stronger if government was abolished.
(b) It did not exist before government, but it would exist if government was abolished.
(c) It existed before government and it would exist if government was abolished.
(d) It would be just as strong if government was abolished.
15. In Paine's opinion, when did a society need government even less?
(a) When it had good moral character.
(b) When it had an established trade agreement.
(c) When it had vast resources.
(d) When it had an effective military.
Short Answer Questions
1. In Paine's opinion, what did the power of the Peers represent?
2. What did Paine think should happen to every bill before it was voted on in a representative style of government?
3. What taxes did Paine think should be abolished in the British government?
4. How did Paine describe the picture of corporate towns in Ways and Means of Improving the Conditions of Europe?
5. What did Paine say about the elderly in the workhouse in Ways and Means of Improving the Conditions of Europe?
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