The First Treatise of Government, Chapters 1-5, pp. 5-36
1. In the First Treatise, what does Locke believe that the book Patriacha actually promotes?
(a) That religion is inconsequential.
(b) That the ruler must be male.
(c) That all men are slaves.
(d) That all men are free.
2. What belief, according to Locke, prevents the right to natural freedom?
(c) Divine right to rule.
3. What does Filmer believe about the relationship between men and parents?
(a) That it is contentious.
(b) That is the source of all conflict in society.
(c) That it is irrelevant.
(d) That men are subjugated to the will of their parents.
4. Who does Filmer think is an ideal monarch?
(a) A despot.
(c) Eternally youthful.
(d) An absolute ruler.
5. What does Filmer call the relationship between a man and his parents?
(a) Royal or fatherly authority.
(b) The inheritance of kings.
(c) The vested power.
(d) Painful subjugation.
6. What two powers are considered identical by Filmer?
(a) The right to own property and the right to marry someone of your own choice.
(b) The power of the fathers and the power of kings.
(c) The power of marriage and the power of childbirth.
(d) The right to own a slave and the right to fight.
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