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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What idea did Burke's views lead to, according to Paine in the Miscellaneous Chapter?
(a) Government is governed by too many principles.
(b) Government cannot be governed by too many principles.
(c) Government is governed by no principles.
(d) Government cannot be governed by too little principles.

2. In the Conclusion of Part One, how did Paine label the new era that was producing successful Republics?
(a) The Age of Rebellions.
(b) The Revolutionary Era.
(c) The Age of Revolutions.
(d) The Rebellious Era.

3. Which articles of Observations on the Declarations of Rights outlined the principles on which the laws of France should be built?
(a) The seventh through the eleventh.
(b) The eighth through the tenth.
(c) The eighth through the eleventh.
(d) The seventh through the tenth.

4. As he noted in the Preface, where did Paine desire to collect his political thoughts?
(a) In many places.
(b) In one place.
(c) In several places.
(d) In two places.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What happened to responsibility when a country attempted to blend both influences that Paine referenced in the Conclusion of Part One?

2. After apologizing for the miscellany in the Miscellaneous Chapter, how did Paine describe Burke's book?

3. Which rights did Paine include as ones that the government should guarantee from the Declaration of the Rights of Man and Of Citizens, by the National Assembly of France?

4. What did Paine discuss about the French government at the end of Rights of Man?

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

Short Essay Questions

1. How did natural rights lead to civil rights in a society?

2. What was Paine's explanation of reason and ignorance in the Conclusion of Part One?

3. Which inefficiencies of the English government did Paine discuss in the Miscellaneous Chapter?

4. Who did Paine say his audience was in the third preface and what was his response to the backlash his readers were experiencing?

5. What was another reason that Paine gave for writing Rights of Man in the third preface?

6. Which criticism did Paine make about Burke's view of the French Constitution at the end of Rights of Man?

7. How did the second preface of Rights of Man begin?

8. What were some of Paine's problems with Burke's views of governmental wisdom?

9. Why was Paine qualified to write about the French's situation accurately?

10. How did Paine name the new era that was taking place and the future of the Revolutions at the end of Part One's Conclusion?

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