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Age of Reason Test

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  • Q1
    Scientists and thinkers began relying on this to understand the world better
    divine right
    church
    use of reason
    tradition
    30s
  • Q2
    Age of Reason thinkers applied the Scientific Method that involved
    Absolutist ideas
    divine right
    traditional ideas
    Experimentation & Observation
    30s
  • Q3
    Which is an example of a primary source?
    personal letter
    biography
    textbook
    encyclopedia
    30s
  • Q4
    Absolute Ruler that Modernized and Westernized Russia
    Lenin
    Louis XVI
    Peter the Great
    Ivan the Terrible
    30s
  • Q5
    Major Enlightenment contribution included Separation of Powers
    Montesquieu
    Hobbes
    Locke
    Rousseau
    30s
  • Q6
    Major contribution included natural laws about gravity
    Galileo
    Descartes
    Ptolemy
    Newton
    30s
  • Q7
    Major contribution included ideas about natural rights, consent of governed and right to a get rid of unjust government
    Newton
    Voltaire
    Locke
    Hobbes
    30s
  • Q8
    1st scientist to question the longstanding Geocentric theory
    Galileo
    Copernicus
    Socrates
    Ptolemy
    30s
  • Q9
    Proved the ideas of Copernicus through a telescope but was forced to take it all back by the Church
    Descartes
    Newton
    Galileo
    Bacon
    30s
  • Q10
    The Heliocentric Theory of the universe conflicted with
    teachings of the Catholic Church
    Scientific Method
    Laws of Gravity
    Absolute rulers
    30s
  • Q11
    Absolute rulers who adopted some Enlightenment ideas are called
    Totalitarian Rulers
    Limited Monarchies
    Divine Rulers
    Enlightened Despots
    30s
  • Q12
    Major contribution includes social contract theory and consent of the governed
    Locke
    Montesquieu
    Voltaire
    Rousseau
    30s
  • Q13
    Major contribution includes freedom of speech and religious toleration
    Hobbes
    Voltaire
    Locke
    Rousseau
    30s
  • Q14
    He reasoned that because humans were selfish and brutal they needed a strong central government to keep order
    Newton
    Hobbes
    Voltaire
    Locke
    30s
  • Q15
    According to Locke, humans are born with these rights and they cannot be deprived of them
    civil right
    political rights
    natural rights
    divine rights
    30s

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