Revolution And Enlightenment, 1550-1800 Test 2 B

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  • 1. 
    Believed to be a heliocentric
    • A. 

      Volaire

    • B. 

      Nicholas Copernicus

    • C. 

      John Locke

  • 2. 
    Considered the greatest genius of the Scientific Revolution
    • A. 

      Isaac Newton

    • B. 

      Francis Bacon

    • C. 

      Jean-Jacques Rousseau

  • 3. 
    Created the scientific method
    • A. 

      Voltaire

    • B. 

      Padua

    • C. 

      Francis Bacon

  • 4. 
    Argued that every person was born eith a tabula rasa, or blank mind
    • A. 

      Jean-Jacques Rousseau

    • B. 

      Isaac Newton

    • C. 

      John Locke

  • 5. 
    Well known for his critism of Christianity and his strong belief in religious toleration
    • A. 

      Volaire

    • B. 

      Handel

    • C. 

      Bacon

  • 6. 
    Believed members of a society should be forced to follow a social contract
    • A. 

      Nicholas Copernicus

    • B. 

      Jean-Jacques Rousseau

    • C. 

      Isaac Newton

  • 7. 
    Composer of the Messiah
    • A. 

      Balthasar Neumann

    • B. 

      Rene Desvartes

    • C. 

      George Frederick Handel

  • 8. 
    University where human dissection provided accurate anatomical data
    • A. 

      London

    • B. 

      Padua

    • C. 

      France

  • 9. 
    First country to grant diplomatic recognition to the new American state
    • A. 

      Padua

    • B. 

      London

    • C. 

      France

  • 10. 
    Place where the first daily newspaper was printed in 1702
    • A. 

      Padua

    • B. 

      London

    • C. 

      France

  • 11. 
    According to the Ptolemic system,
    • A. 

      The moon is the center of the universe, and the Earth and the stars revove around it.

    • B. 

      Earth revolves around the Moon, and the Moon revolves around the Sun.

    • C. 

      The universe is a series of concentric spheres with Earth fixed at the center

  • 12. 
    Galileo's observations seemed to indicate that
    • A. 

      The heavenly bodies were composed of material substance just like Earth, not pure orbs of light.

    • B. 

      Plato was correct about the way the planets were arranged.

    • C. 

      The Catholic Church's beliefs about the heavens were correct.

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Shakespeare

    • B. 

      Margaret Cavendish

    • C. 

      Rene Descartes

    • D. 

      Robert Boyle

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      Chaucer

    • B. 

      Francis Bacon

    • C. 

      Rene Descartes

    • D. 

      Robert Boyle

  • 15. 
    Montesquieu's most lasting contribution to political thought was his
    • A. 

      Analysis of the governmental system of poliical thought was his

    • B. 

      Idenification of the natural laws that governed human society

    • C. 

      Theory thatovernment should interfere with religious matters.

  • 16. 
    Adam Smith believed in laissez-faire, by which he meant that
    • A. 

      The assets of the rich should be taken.

    • B. 

      The state should not regulate the economy.

    • C. 

      Those who are able to work should help to support those who cannot work.

  • 17. 
    The work of __________ shows the use of enchantment in the rococo style.
    • A. 

      Alexander Dumas

    • B. 

      Antoine Watteau

    • C. 

      Henry Fielding

    • D. 

      Giovanni Battista Tiepolo

  • 18. 
    • A. 

      Robert Walpole

    • B. 

      William Pitt the Elder

    • C. 

      Maria Theresa

    • D. 

      Queen Anne

  • 19. 
    The American nation's first constitution was called the
    • A. 

      Rights of Man.

    • B. 

      Constitution of the United States of America.

    • C. 

      Articles of confederation.

    • D. 

      Bill of Rights.

  • 20. 
    The treaty of Paris in 1783 granted the Americans control of
    • A. 

      The western territory from the Appalachians to the Mississippi.

    • B. 

      The eastern seaboard from Canada to Florida.

    • C. 

      The entire continent of North America.

  • 21. 
    • A. 

      Protestant

    • B. 

      Catholic

    • C. 

      Eastern Orthodox Christian

    • D. 

      Muslim