The Scientific Revolution & the European Enlightenment Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Jill asked you to look over the notes she took in class. She made a mistake. Which statement below Jill needs to strike from her notes because it is in error?

Question 2 2. What type of government was most common throughout Europe at the time of the Enlightenment?

Question 3 3. Who formulated the concept of tabula ras and helped develop the social contract theory?

Question 4 4. Which of the following was an intellectual movement emphasizing reason, individualism, skepticism, and science that took place between the late 17th to early 19th century?

Question 5 5. Analyze the following statements and indicate which one best summarizes the central point of the Social Contract Theory.

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Question 6 6. To the knowledge of which of the following did Galileo NOT make a substantial contribution?

Question 7 7. Why, in the traditional view, were the Dark Ages labelled in such a way?

Question 8 8. Janet and Kyle are planning a debate in which they will play the parts of Kepler and Brahe. Kepler believed that the sun was the center of the solar system while Brahe believed that the Earth was the center of the solar system. Which topic listed would be a central issue of their debate if the debate is to be historically accurate?

Question 9 9. The scientific method was largely codified by what philosopher of the Scientific Revolution?

Question 10 10. The traditional interpretation of the Scientific Revolution begins and ends with which two thinkers?

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Question 11 11. According to Montesquieu's political theories, how could government corruption and despotism be prevented?

Question 12 12. 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 13 13. How was Locke's political philosophy revolutionary?

Question 14 14. Diderot and d'Alembert attempted to document and explain the age's industrial innovations and discoveries in natural science in the _____.

Question 15 15. According to David Hume, why is it impossible to truly know an object?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following professions did Rene Descartes and other deists liken God's actions to be like?

Question 17 17. Fundamental knowledge of the universe prior to the Scientific Revolution was based on _____, while the new knowledge of the Scientific Revolution was based on observation and experimentation,

Question 18 18. The scientific revolution helped in part to eliminate belief in the following, EXCEPT:

Question 19 19. What philosopher took skepticism to its theoretical limit by even questioning his own existence?

Question 20 20. Which of the following was NOT a philosophical development of, or encouraged by, the Scientific Revolution?

The Scientific Revolution & the European Enlightenment Chapter Exam Instructions

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