Locke - Hobbes Quiz

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 1344

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
Locke - Hobbes Quiz

Select the best answer for each question.


Related Topics
Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    According to Hobbes, the state of nature is a state of
    • A. 

      War

    • B. 

      Hardship

    • C. 

      Inconvenience

    • D. 

      Discomfort

  • 2. 
    According to Hobbes, the right to rule in the state of nature is held by
    • A. 

      The naturally strong.

    • B. 

      The sovereign.

    • C. 

      No one.

    • D. 

      Everyone.

  • 3. 
    According to Hobbes, the social contract is between
    • A. 

      The people with one another.

    • B. 

      Each individual with the sovereign.

    • C. 

      All of the people together with the sovereign.

  • 4. 
    According to Hobbes, the following right is inalienable:
    • A. 

      The right to self-defense.

    • B. 

      The right to property.

    • C. 

      The right to free speech.

    • D. 

      The right to practice religion freely.

  • 5. 
    Hobbes believes that the right to rule is based on
    • A. 

      Superior strength.

    • B. 

      Superior wisdom.

    • C. 

      Divine right.

    • D. 

      Consent of the governed.

  • 6. 
    According to Hobbes, the first Law of Nature is
    • A. 

      Seek wisdom

    • B. 

      Seek God.

    • C. 

      Seek peace.

    • D. 

      Give up your right to all things for the sake of peace when others are willing to do so.

  • 7. 
    According to Hobbes, the Second Law of Nature is
    • A. 

      Seek wisdom.

    • B. 

      Seek God.

    • C. 

      Seek peace.

    • D. 

      Give up your right to all things for the sake of peace for the sake of peace when others are willing to to the same.

  • 8. 
    For Hobbes, liberty is
    • A. 

      Freedom from physical constraints.

    • B. 

      The right right to express yourself.

    • C. 

      Freedom of conscience.

  • 9. 
    Hobbes believed  that the Sovereign was in charge of religion. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Hobbes believed that the Sovereign ruled by Divine Right.
    • A. 

      True.

    • B. 

      False.

  • 11. 
    Locke believed that the right to make laws was what characterized
    • A. 

      Paternal power.

    • B. 

      Divine power.

    • C. 

      Political power.

  • 12. 
    Locke believed that human beings in the state of nature were
    • A. 

      Free and equal.

    • B. 

      Immoral.

    • C. 

      Non-social.

    • D. 

      Irrational.

  • 13. 
    For Locke. the state of nature is a state of liberty not
    • A. 

      License.

    • B. 

      Licentiousness.

    • C. 

      Libertinism.

    • D. 

      Libertarianism.

  • 14. 
    According to Locke, the basis for the right to private property is 
    • A. 

      Mutual consent.

    • B. 

      Force.

    • C. 

      Labor.

  • 15. 
    According to Locke, the state of nature the right to acquire property is limited by 
    • A. 

      The requirement not to waste.

    • B. 

      One's physical strength.

    • C. 

      The consent of the community.

    • D. 

      Nothing at all.

  • 16. 
    According to Locke,the right to be secure in one's property, life, and liberty comes from
    • A. 

      The legislature.

    • B. 

      The consent of the governed.

    • C. 

      Unanimous consent.

    • D. 

      Nature.

  • 17. 
    According to Locke, the heart of the government is 
    • A. 

      The executive.

    • B. 

      The legislature.

    • C. 

      The federative power.

    • D. 

      The sovereign.

  • 18. 
    According to Locke, if the legislature threatens the citizens' right to life, liberty, or property
    • A. 

      Citizens remain bound by their covenant and may not change their government.

    • B. 

      They may appeal to heaven for relief.

    • C. 

      The legislature is dissolved and the citizens may replace it.

  • 19. 
    Locke believed that justice and injustice do not exist in the state of nature. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False.

  • 20. 
    Locke believes that people have moral obligations to one another in the state of nature.
    • A. 

      True.

    • B. 

      False.