Course World Cultures II
Test Week 4 Quiz 3 (30 pts)
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Instructions This quiz covers Chapters 25 and 26. This course has similar weekly quizzes in weeks 2-11. This week 4 quiz has ten questions (5 per chapter) drawn from a large question pool; each question is worth three points. The questions are based on last week’s reading assignment, so it normally is wise to take this quiz early in this week while that reading is fresh in mind.
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  • Question 1

3 out of 3 points

Why did Rousseau praise the Chinese tax system?
Selected Answer:  

For not taxing food

Correct Answer:  

For not taxing food

  • Question 2

3 out of 3 points

Why were the philosophes attracted to China?
Selected Answer:  

Its high level of advancement

Correct Answer:  

Its high level of advancement

  • Question 3

3 out of 3 points

According to Jean-Jacques Rousseau, why did people lose the natural goodness with which they were born?
Selected Answer:  

Society and civilization corrupted them

Correct Answer:  

Society and civilization corrupted them

  • Question 4

3 out of 3 points

Why did the philosophes alienate themselves from the Church?
Selected Answer:  

Intolerant of hierarchy and ritual

Correct Answer:  

Intolerant of hierarchy and ritual

  • Question 5

3 out of 3 points

Under Frederick I, what did Prussia value above all else?
Selected Answer:  

Discipline

Correct Answer:  

Discipline

  • Question 6

3 out of 3 points

Which of the following was taxed by the Stamp Act that Britain imposed on the American colonies?
Selected Answer:  

Academic degrees

Correct Answer:  

Academic degrees

  • Question 7

3 out of 3 points

How is David’s Napoleon Crossing the Saint-Bernard historically inaccurate?
Selected Answer:  

Napoleon crossed the Alps on a mule, not a white horse

Correct Answer:  

Napoleon crossed the Alps on a mule, not a white horse

  • Question 8

3 out of 3 points

Why was Napoleon Bonaparte’s coup d’état of the French Directory in 1799 successful?
Selected Answer:  

The Directory was not providing stability for France

Correct Answer:  

The Directory was not providing stability for France

  • Question 9

3 out of 3 points

Who inspired Thomas Jefferson’s argument for freedom in the Declaration of Independence?
Selected Answer:  

John Locke

Correct Answer:  

John Locke

  • Question 10

3 out of 3 points

Why did the French Tribunal order execution of Maximilien Robespierre, one of the leaders of the revolution and new government?
Selected Answer:  

For ordering so many executions himself

Correct Answer:  

For ordering so many executions himself