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Major Political Thinkers Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of Montesquieu's books did The Catholic Church add to a banned book list?

Question 2 2. What were the four contemporary types of government?

Question 3 3. What does dialectics mean?

Question 4 4. Rousseau was an important philosopher during which historical period?

Question 5 5. Who is the main speaker in The Republic?

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Question 6 6. Locke believed that the social contract between monarch and subjects could be broken by the people if _____.

Question 7 7. For Socrates and Plato, what was the most important measure of a government?

Question 8 8. Due to Hobbes' belief that man was inherently selfish and in need of a strong governmental hand, he concluded that the only correct form of government is _____.

Question 9 9. What is considered Montesquieu's most important work is named:

Question 10 10. Rousseau's famous line: 'Man was born free; and everywhere he is in chains' came from which of his works?

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Question 11 11. What did Socrates call his ideal ruler?

Question 12 12. Rousseau influenced which of the following people and/or movements:

Question 13 13. Which discourse first won Rousseau fame by winning an essay contest?

Question 14 14. While Thomas Hobbes' political views were in part influenced by the English Civil War and Interregnum, John Locke's were influenced by the _____.

Question 15 15. Locke's 'Two Treatises of Government' were taken nearly verbatim and used to justify _____.

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Question 16 16. Montesquieu received his title 'Baron de Montesquieu' from:

Question 17 17. What institution of higher learning did both Hobbes and Locke attend?

Question 18 18. Who is known to have quoted Montesquieu's works during the framing of the American Constitution?

Question 19 19. At the time of his death, Montesquieu suffered from what ailment?

Question 20 20. What was Rousseau's main idea about human nature?

Major Political Thinkers Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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