Ideas from the Renaissance - MTEL Political Science/Political Philosophy Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The English Bill of Rights was passed by the

Question 2 2. Which of the following is Hobbes's most famous work?

Question 3 3. Why did Raphael Hythloday not seek to serve a monarch in Sir Thomas More's Utopia?

Question 4 4. Which of the following best describes John Locke's philosophy of government?

Question 5 5. What king and queen signed the Bill of Rights before being sworn in?

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Question 6 6. While Thomas Hobbes' political views were in part influenced by the English Civil War and Interregnum, John Locke's were influenced by the _____.

Question 7 7. The Bill restored the right to bear arms to which religious affiliation?

Question 8 8. Which of the following was NOT one of John Locke's 'natural rights?'

Question 9 9. In Sir Thomas More's Utopia, Utopians most widely practice what kind of thought?

Question 10 10. In Book One of Utopia, which statement is NOT covered?

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Question 11 11. The Petition of Right was initiated by which group?

Question 12 12. Which of the following events were mostly responsible for shaping Hobbes's life and writings?

Question 13 13. Which occupation did Sir Thomas More not practice?

Question 14 14. Why did Hobbes believe that the only suitable form of government was absolute monarchy?

Question 15 15. In John Locke's Second Treatise, he claims that 'government exists by the consent of the governed,' meaning that any government only exists as long as the people believe it is representing their rights. What is the term for this theory?

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Question 16 16. Prior to the start of World War II, the Soviet Union, and Nazi Germany signed a non-aggression pact. This pact, however, was broken in 1941 when the Nazi's invaded the Soviet Union. Which of Machiavelli's musings would this most apply to?

Question 17 17. According to Machiavelli, leaders should expect the worst and be able to anticipate evil, so that it can be more easily remedied. Which of the following modern examples might this musing apply to?

Question 18 18. Which topic is mentioned in Book Two of Utopia?

Question 19 19. Who controlled much of Italy at the close of the Italian Wars?

Question 20 20. Locke's 'Two Treatises of Government' were taken nearly verbatim and used to justify _____.

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Question 21 21. What was one of the concerns behind the creation of the Bill of Rights?

Question 22 22. The heavyhanded tactics by which monarch caused the creation of the Petition of Right?

Question 23 23. Charles I believed that his financial decisions need not be approved by Parliament. This is an example of ruling by what?

Question 24 24. Which of the following best describes the concept of the 'state of nature?'

Question 25 25. John Locke's Two Treatises on Government was published _____ in _____.

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Question 26 26. What institution of higher learning did both Hobbes and Locke attend?

Question 27 27. Due to Hobbes' belief than man was inherently selfish and in need of a strong governmental hand, he concluded the only correct form of government was _____.

Question 28 28. First formulated by Hobbes, what is the theory which states that power derives from the populace who then agree to be governed by a common government?

Question 29 29. The main theme of 'The Prince' could be summed up as; _____.

Question 30 30. Locke believed that the social contract between monarch and subjects could be broken by the people if _____.

Ideas from the Renaissance - MTEL Political Science/Political Philosophy Chapter Exam Instructions

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