A Trivia Quiz About Thomas Hobbes

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  • 1. 

    Thomas Hobbes is a ________ philosopher.

    • A.

      American

    • B.

      French

    • C.

      English

    • D.

      Spanish

    • E.

      Chinese

    Correct Answer
    C. English
    Explanation
    Thomas Hobbes was an English philosopher.

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  • 2. 

    He is BEST know for his _______ philosophy.

    Correct Answer
    Political
    Explanation
    Hobbes is now remembered for his political philosophy.

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  • 3. 

    In which of these fields did Thomas Hobbes never work on?

    • A.

      History

    • B.

      Geometry

    • C.

      Ethics

    • D.

      Physics

    • E.

      Calculus

    Correct Answer
    E. Calculus
    Explanation
    Thomas Hobbes contributed in many fields, including history, geometry, physics of gases, theology, ethics, general philosophy, and political science; he never worked in Calculus.

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  • 4. 

    Name of Thomas Hobbes' most famous work:

    Correct Answer
    Leviathan
    Explanation
    The Leviathan is considered Thomas Hobbes' masterpiece.

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  • 5. 

    Which of these works has nothing to do with Thomas Hobbes?

    • A.

      The Iliad

    • B.

      The Odyssey

    • C.

      Book of Political Philosophy

    • D.

      The Leviathan

    • E.

      Elementa philosophica

    Correct Answer
    C. Book of Political Philosophy
    Explanation
    Thomas Hobbes never wrote a book called Book of Political Philosophy.

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  • 6. 

    In which of these years was The Leviathan written?

    • A.

      1691

    • B.

      1601

    • C.

      1561

    • D.

      1651

    • E.

      1506

    Correct Answer
    D. 1651
    Explanation
    The Leviathan was written in the year 1651.

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  • 7. 

    True or False:Thomas Hobbes' rejected Aristotelian Philosophy?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Hobbes did reject Aristotelian Philosophy.

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  • 8. 

    True or False:Thomas' father was called Ramses Hobbes?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    His father was also named Thomas Hobbes.

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  • 9. 

    Hobbes’ theories were very pessimistic regarding human  ________.

    Correct Answer
    Nature
    Explanation
    According to Hobbes, Understanding and reason, which distinguish men from other animals, are a product of our ability to use speech.

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  • 10. 

    True or False:Thomas Hobbes was Born April 3, 1588?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    He was born on April 5, 1588.

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  • 11. 

    True or False:Hobbes believed in democracy?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Hobbes believed that democracy would never work because people were only interested in promoting their own self-interests.

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