Final John Locke Quiz 2012

7 Questions | Total Attempts: 81

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John Locke Quizzes & Trivia

This is mainly check-point for how you are doing with John Locke's theories of government. Be sure to include your first name and period number (e. G. : Dave P2, Sue P6 or Randy P7) in the box where it wants you to put your name. Remember, you may take the test more than once to improve your score.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    According to John Locke, your natural rights include . . .
    • A. 

      Education, privacy, and security

    • B. 

      Clothing, food and shelter

    • C. 

      Freedom, work and protection

    • D. 

      Life, liberty and property

  • 2. 
    When talking about governments, the term "power"  refers to. . .
    • A. 

      The ability to control, or direct, someone or something.

    • B. 

      Providing electricity to everyone

    • C. 

      The price of gasoline that is used to power government vehicles

    • D. 

      Someone giving the okay to government to make laws

  • 3. 
    John Locke said that an agreement to make a government and follow its laws is known as a
    • A. 

      Natural agreement

    • B. 

      Social contract

    • C. 

      Constitution

    • D. 

      Declaration of intent

  • 4. 
    According to John Locke, the main purpose of government is to
    • A. 

      Prevent attacks by foreign countries

    • B. 

      Make agreements with other countries

    • C. 

      Protect our natural rights

    • D. 

      Serve as a check on special interest groups

  • 5. 
    The term "state of nature" refers to
    • A. 

      Life in the wild

    • B. 

      Animals and their hierarchy, or social structure

    • C. 

      Hiking where very few people live

    • D. 

      A situation where there are no governments or laws

  • 6. 
    Having power, and the right to use that power, is what we call . . .
    • A. 

      Authority

    • B. 

      State of nature

    • C. 

      Force

    • D. 

      Alternative

  • 7. 
    Consent is . . .
    • A. 

      Something has an unappealing odor

    • B. 

      When you approve something or allow something to take place

    • C. 

      Refusing to do something

    • D. 

      When you write your name

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