The Enlightenment Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following statements most closely aligns with Francis Bacon's beliefs?

Question 2 2. What would Francis Bacon suggest you do if you wanted to learn how plants react to freezing?

Question 3 3. What institution of higher learning did both Hobbes and Locke attend?

Question 4 4. According to Descartes, why must God exist?

Question 5 5. Which statement correctly reflects Descartes' response to Chandoux?

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Question 6 6. Who did Descartes famously confront?

Question 7 7. Diderot and d'Alembert attempted to document and explain the age's industrial innovations and discoveries in natural science in the _____.

Question 8 8. According to Montesquieu's political theories, how could government corruption and despotism be prevented?

Question 9 9. Locke's 'Two Treatises of Government' were taken nearly verbatim and used to justify _____.

Question 10 10. While Thomas Hobbes' political views were in part influenced by the English Civil War and Interregnum, John Locke's were influenced by the _____.

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is NOT true of Sir Francis Bacon?

Question 12 12. Why did Descartes create a variation to the Deceiving God Argument?

Question 13 13. Francis Bacon's book 'New Atlantis' was:

Question 14 14. Stars appear much closer than they are. What does this prove for Descartes?

Question 15 15. Locke believed that the social contract between monarch and subjects could be broken by the people if _____.

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Question 16 16. What religion grew out of the new scientific discoveries and claimed God no longer had a hand in the world, though he did create it?

Question 17 17. How was Locke's political philosophy revolutionary?

Question 18 18. Why did Francis Bacon believe it was important to control factors in experiments?

Question 19 19. 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 20 20. According to David Hume, why is it impossible to truly know an object?

The Enlightenment Chapter Exam Instructions

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