NMTA Social Science: Political Theorists & Figures in Political Science Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Capitalism and socialism are both forms of what type of system?

Question 2 2. 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 3 3. Which of the following were controversial views held by Montesquieu?

Question 4 4. 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 5 5. Which means 'self-rule,' or in this context, Indian independence?

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Question 6 6. Karl Marx and Frederick Engels pioneered a new philosophy, known as Marxism, that would be later adopted and molded by Vladimir Lenin to become Communism. Which style of economy and government did all three men hotly oppose?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is NOT a theme of the novel 1984?

Question 8 8. Locke's 'Two Treatises of Government' were taken nearly verbatim and used to justify _____.

Question 9 9. Which event fanned the flames of dissent and caused a large number of casualties among Russian civilians?

Question 10 10. The main theme of 'The Prince' could be summed up as; _____.

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Question 11 11. Locke believed that the social contract between monarch and subjects could be broken by the people if _____.

Question 12 12. During World War II, Gandhi gave a speech demanding Indian independence from British rule. The speech sparked which movement?

Question 13 13. What best describes the tone of the story of 1984?

Question 14 14. Karl Marx met Friedrich Engels and then later wrote which of the following documents with him?

Question 15 15. 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?

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Question 16 16. According to Aristotle, how might one come to know fundamental truths of our existence?

Question 17 17. What happens to Winston once he and Julia are discovered in the novel 1984?

Question 18 18.

Based on the following two premises, what would be the conclusion to this syllogism?

premise 1 All cows are animals.

premise 2 Bessie is a cow.

conclusion Therefore ...?

Question 19 19. Gandhi is most associated with _____

Question 20 20. The main focus of Karl Marx's work was on which of the following social elements?

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Question 21 21. To Marx, the wealthy or capitalists were known as the _____

Question 22 22. Why did Hobbes believe that the only suitable form of government was absolute monarchy?

Question 23 23. Which of the following events were mostly responsible for shaping Hobbes's life and writings?

Question 24 24. Aristotle's school was named what?

Question 25 25. 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?

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Question 26 26. Which is a form of passive resistance centered around standing for truth and justice?

Question 27 27. While Thomas Hobbes' political views were in part influenced by the English Civil War and Interregnum, John Locke's were influenced by the _____.

Question 28 28. Why did Ghandi and thousands of others participate in the Salt March?

Question 29 29. Why did Vladimir Lenin sign the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk, that ended Russia's involvement in World War I?

Question 30 30. In order to attain happiness and the good life, Aristotle argued that a person should:

NMTA Social Science: Political Theorists & Figures in Political Science Chapter Exam Instructions

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