The Enlightenment: Question Preview (ID: 2512)

Below is a preview of the questions contained within the game titled THE ENLIGHTENMENT: Review Of The Major Aspects Of The Enlightenment Period .To play games using this data set, follow the directions below. Good luck and have fun. Enjoy! [print these questions]

Play games to reveal the correct answers. Click here to play a game and get the answers.

Writers of the Enlightenment were primarily interested in
a) debating the role of the Church in society b) supporting the devine right theory c) promoting increased powers for European monarchs d) changing the relationship between people and their government
Who believed that natural rights belong to all people from birth?
a) Thomas Hobbes b) Catherine The Great c) John Locke d) Peter The Great
Which statement best summarizes a major belief of the Enlightenment period in European History?
a) Every person is born to serve the state b) The Scientific Method poses a dangerous challenge to establish knowledge c) No living creature shoiuld be killed d) Individual achievement and dignity are of great importance
Why would European Monarchs be willing to adopt the ideas of the Enlightenment?
a) God has chosen all government rules b) Every person is born to serve the state c) The monarchs would gain more power d) To gain respect and benefit the people
What was the scientific method ?
a) book about change b) theory of motion c) people used reason to find the truth and purpose for government d) gathering and testing of ideas
Who did Joseph II support during the reform?
a) religious equality for Protestant and Jews in his Catholic Empire b) Thomas Hobbes c) absolute monarchs d) serfdom
During the Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment, one similarity in the work of many scientists and philosophers was that they
a) relied heavily on the ideas of medival thinkers b) examined natural laws governing the univers c) received support from the Catholic Church d) favored an absolute monarchy as a way of improving economic conditions
A direct democracy is when
a) the government makes the laws b) the government has absolute power c) the people vote on laws d) the king makes the rules
During what time did change occur slowly for most Europeans?
a) The Enlightenment b) Renaissance c) Scientific Revolution d) French Revolution
Who would agree with the quotation "Power tends to corrupt; absolutely." -Lord Acton, British Historian
a) Louis XIV b) Niccolo Machiavelli c) Joseph Stalin d) John Locke
Play Games with the Questions above at
To play games using the questions from the data set above, visit and enter game ID number: 2512 in the upper right hand corner at or simply click on the link above this text.

Log In
| Sign Up / Register