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Grade 11 Enlightenment
Which of following was written by Denis Diderot in order to promote knowledge?
  1. The Encyclopedia
  2. Leviathan
  3. Candide
  4. Two Treatises on Government
Grade 11 Enlightenment
How did the Enlightenment lead to a more secular outlook?
  1. More people questioned religious teaching
  2. More people wanted peace instead of war
  3. People believed more in religion than science
Grade 11 Enlightenment
What did Montesquieu admire about the British government?
  1. Their need to conquer as much land as possible
  2. Their Bill of Rights
  3. Their separation of power
Grade 11 Enlightenment
Which one of the following was NOT a development of the arts during the Enlightenment?
  1. Reflection of Order and Balance
  2. Development of Novels
  3. 3-Dimensional art became popular
Grade 11 Enlightenment
Grade 11 Enlightenment
A major eighteenth-century result of the Enlightenment was
  1. the rise of classical liberalism and the French Revolution
  2. the rise of mercantilism and state-sponsored monopolies
  3. the onset of the Scientific Revolution
  4. the rejection of rationalism among European elites
  5. the rise of scientific socialism as a new political philosophy
Grade 11 Enlightenment
What new approach allowed scholars to gain new scientific knowledge?
  1. financing by the Church
  2. universal public education
  3. the scientific method
  4. the Inquisition
Grade 11 Enlightenment
Grade 11 Enlightenment
Grade 11 Enlightenment
Grade 11 Enlightenment
Grade 11 Enlightenment
What did Montesquieu believe led to the fall of Rome?
  1. Enemy take over
  2. Loss of political liberties
  3. Merging with another nation
Grade 11 Enlightenment
Grade 11 Enlightenment
Which of the following philosophers influenced the “enlightened despots” to decrease the use of torture?
  1. Marquis de Beccaria
  2. Georg William Friederick Hegel
  3. Denis Diderot
  4. Marquis de Condorcet
  5. Immanuel Kant
Grade 11 Enlightenment
Hobbes believed that what type of government was best?
  1. Monarchy
  2. Democracy
  3. Oligarchy
  4. Dictatorship
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