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Question 1: In the late mid sixteenth century, among groups of English ________ exiles fleeing from Queen Mary I, some of the earliest anti-monarchist publications emerged.
ProtestantismChristianityChristian denominationBaptist

Question 2: ________ even allowed for the overthrow of a king (and even regicide when the king was a usurper and thus no true king) but he forbade, as did the Church, the overthrow by his subjects of any legitimate king.
Blaise PascalImmanuel KantDuns ScotusThomas Aquinas

Question 3: Later still, the Prophet Samuel re-instituted the line of kings in ________, under the inspiration of God.

Question 4: In due course, opposition to the divine right of kings came from a number of sources, including poet ________ in his pamphlet The Tenure of Kings and Magistrates.
LycidasJohn Milton's reception historyComus (John Milton)John Milton

Question 5: The king or queen of the ________ is one of the last monarchs still to be crowned in the traditional Christian ceremonial, which in most other countries has been replaced by an inauguration or other declaration.
United KingdomWalesCanadaEngland

Question 6: The endorsement by the popes and the Church of the line of emperors beginning with the Emperors Constantine and Theodosius, later the Eastern Roman emperors, and finally the Western Roman emperor, ________.
Lothair ILouis the PiousCharlemagneAlboin

Question 7: Similarly, the Chinese concept of ________ required that the emperor properly carry out the proper rituals, consult his ministers, and made it extremely difficult to undo any acts carried out by an ancestor.
MonarchyDivine right of kingsMonarchMandate of Heaven

Question 8: In the Malay Annals, the rajas and sultans of the Malay States (Malaysia and ________) as well as its predecessors, such as the ancient kingdom of Majapahit, also claimed divine right to rule.
BruneiPapua New GuineaCambodiaPhilippines

Question 9: In ________ and East Asia, rulers justified their rule using a similar concept called the Mandate of Heaven.
Religion in ChinaChinaTime in ChinaProvince (China)

Question 10: Martin Luther, when urging the secular authorities to crush the Peasant Rebellion of 1525 in Germany in his ________, based his argument on St.
Against the Murderous, Thieving Hordes of PeasantsPeasants' WarHoly Roman EmpireProtestant Reformation

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