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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. Anselm's arguments will be consistent with what?
(a) Some Christian denominations.
(b) Other arguments.
(c) Most views.
(d) Christian tradition.

2. God exists in every place and time. Can he also exist in neither any place nor any time?
(a) Most likely.
(b) Yes.
(c) Maybe.
(d) No.

3. In chapter fourteen, Anselm follows up by arguing that God can be seen but also not seen by who?
(a) All of mankind.
(b) The angels.
(c) Those who follow and seek Him.
(d) The devil.

4. God and His idea of Himself exist as what?
(a) A few substances.
(b) No substances.
(c) One substance.
(d) Many substances.

5. The Monologium is ______________ than the Proslogium.
(a) Much more tedious.
(b) Much longer.
(c) Much shorter.
(d) Much more interesting.

Short Answer Questions

1. God the Father and the Son both possess properties together. Does God also possess separate properties?

2. In chapter seven, Anselm argues that God is not only omnipotent but incapable of certain things. What can He not do?

3. Anselm argues that the argument in number 47 is what?

4. Anselm believes that his project of proving God's existence is a case of "________ seeking understanding."

5. Chapter two points out that only who would not believe in God?

Short Essay Questions

1. To what is God identical?

2. What does Anselm say about God's properties as Father and Son?

3. How does Anselm explain that God creates from nothing but that everything, in a sense, already exists?

4. What does Anselm say about the essence of both Father and Son?

5. Why does Anselm say that only a fool would not believe in God?

6. Give an example showing why God must exist.

7. What does Chapter 3 of the Proslogium make?

8. How is Chapter 4 connected to Chapters 1 and 2?

9. What do Chapters 59 through 63 describe?

10. What is the "Word?" How does Anselm come to explain this?

(see the answer keys)

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