Practice Test #15

Practice Test #15 - Use the practice questions below to...

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Use the practice questions below to gauge your knowledge of the chapter. (The answers are at the bottom of the page.) All questions courtesy of Houghton Mifflin's The American Pageant Quiz book; Tenth Edition 1994 PRACTICE TEST CHAPTER 15: The Ferment of Reform and Culture 1790-1860 1) The Deist faith embraced all of the following except a. the concept of original sin. b. the reliance on reason rather than revolution. c. belief in a Supreme Being. d. belief in human beings’ capacity for moral behavior. 2) Deists like Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin endorsed the concept of a. revelation. b. original sin. c. the deity of Christ. d. a Supreme Being who created the universe. 3) By 1850, organized religion in America a. retained the rigor of colonial religion. b. was ignored by three-fourths of the people. c. had lost some of its austere Calvinist rigor. d. had grown more conservative. 4) All the following are true of the Second Great Awakening except that it a. resulted in the conversion of countless souls. b. encouraged a variety of humanitarian reforms. c. was not as large as the First Great Awakening. d. was a reaction against the growing liberalism in religion. 5) Unitarians endorsed the concept of a. the deity of Christ. b. original sin. c. salvation through good works. d. predestination. 6) An early-nineteenth-century religious rationalist sect devoted to the rule of reason and free will was the a. Unitarians. b. Adventists. c. Methodists. d. Mormons. 7) Religious revivals of the Second Great Awakening resulted in a. little increase in church membership. b. the regression of many of the “saved” into their former sinful ways. c. surprisingly few humanitarian reforms. d. all of the above. 8) As a revivalist preacher, Charles Grandison Finney advocated a. opposition to slavery. b. a perfect Christian kingdom on earth. c. opposition to alcohol. d. all of the above. 9) The greatest of the revival preachers of the Second Great Awakening was a. Joseph Smith. b. Horace Greeley. c. Carl Schurz. d. Charles G. Finney. 1
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10) The Second Great Awakening tended to a. promote religious diversity. b. reduce social class differences. c. blur regional differences. d. discourage church membership. 11) The Mormon religion originated in a. Utah. b. England. c. the Burned-Over District d. Ireland. 12) The religious sects that gained most from the revivalism of the Second Great Awakening were the a. Roman Catholics and Episcopalians. b. Unitarians and Adventists. c. Methodists and Baptists. d. Congregationalists and Presbyterians. 13) The Second Great Awakening tended to a. widen the lines between classes and regions. b. open Episcopal and Presbyterian churches to the poor. c. unite southern Baptists and southern Methodists against slavery.
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