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1. Which of the following
was not a foundational principle of the Enlightenment?
2. Which event best
represented the shift away from monarchial rule?
3. Which of the following
most influenced the writings of Comenius and Grotius?
4. Grotius is best
5. Hobbes believed
that all humans were inherently
6. Which form of
government did Hobbes prefer?
Which form of government did Locke prefer?
8. With which philosophical
movement was Hume associated?
9. King Louis XIV
of France died in
10. Which best describes
Voltaire’s stance on religion?
political work was based on the writings of
12. How many volumes
did the Encyclopédie ultimately encompass?
13. Which form of
government did Rousseau prefer?
14. Romanticism changed
the direction of the Enlightenment by emphasizing
15. Which of the
following statements best describes the German Enlightenment?
16. How much did
religion figure into the German Enlightenment compared to the French
17. Which choice
below has the correct chronological order for the publishing of
the listed works?
18. The Sturm
und Drang movement took place in
19. Which work is
most closely associated with the Sturm und Drang movement?
20. Which scientist
is credited with devising an inductive method of discovery?
21. Major strides
were made in the field of astronomy thanks primarily to
22. Which of the
following is not a reason for the beginning of the
23. Which of the
following sets consists of exclusively English thinkers?
24. Who was overthrown
in the Glorious Revolution?
25. Who ascended
to throne during the Glorious Revolution?
26. Identify the
correct chronological arrangement of these English events:
27. In France, philosophes
28. What best describes
the focus of Montesquieu’s The Spirit of Laws?
29. Montesquieu later
developed the theory that
30. Which of the
following did not help disperse the Enlightenment
31. What would govern
a civilization in Rousseau’s ideal world?
32. Match the author
with the correct work:
33. Which group contains
only the works of Rousseau?
34. Who was responsible
for establishing three laws of motion?
35. Who was responsible
for discovering calculus?
36. Who was responsible
for combining the schools of algebra and geometry?
37. How did Kant
feel about reason?
38. Which of the
following lists contains only German notables?
39. All of the following
were factors that hindered the German Enlightenment except
40. The main plot
device in Faust is
41. What musical
period corresponded most closely with the Enlightenment?
42. Which late Baroque
composer was known during his life primarily as an organist?
43. What man first
proposed the idea of replacing mercantilism with a natural order
44. Smith’s pivotal
economic work was
45. In which field
did Beccaria seek reform?
46. Smith believed
all of the following about free trade except
47. Which of the
following was not a factor in starting the Industrial
48. Which of the
following was an immediate downside of the Industrial Revolution?
49. All of the following
contributed to the end of the Enlightenment except
50. Paine’s Common
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