John Locke: Biography, Beliefs & Facts


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Why did John Locke leave England in the 1670s and again in 1683?

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1. Which of the following best describes John Locke's experience at the Westminster School?

2. Why was living in London a problem for John Locke?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use of this five-question quiz and worksheet will help assess how much you know about John Locke. The quiz includes questions about Anthony Ashley Cooper and Damaris Masham that relate to Locke.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be tested on the following:

  • The reason why John Locke left England in the 1670s and 1680s
  • His experience at the Westminster School
  • The problems he had while living in London
  • His relationship with Anthony Ashley Cooper
  • Who Damaris Masham was

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about John Locke
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about John Locke's experience at the Westminster School and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the problems John Locke had while living in London

Additional Learning

To take a closer look at this topic, review the related lesson titled John Locke: Biography, Beliefs & Facts. Here are a few examples of topics included in this lesson:

  • John Locke's childhood
  • The background of his parents
  • Languages he studied
  • His death