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Question 1:
Where was Jean-Jacques Rousseau born?
Geneva, Switzerland
Chesalles-sur-Oron, near Vevey, Switzerland
La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland
Switzerland, Germany

Question 2:
Where did Jean-Jacques Rousseau die?
Stockholm, Sweden
Withington, Manchester, England
Ermenonville, France

Question 3: His assertion in the Social Contract that true followers of ________ would not make good citizens may have been another reason for Rousseau's condemnation in Geneva.
GospelJesusNew TestamentNew Testament view on Jesus' life

Question 4: On similar grounds, one of Rousseau's strongest critics during the second half of the 20th century was political philosopher ________.
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich HegelHannah ArendtMartin HeideggerJürgen Habermas

Question 5:
When was Jean-Jacques Rousseau born?
c. 1712

Question 6: What does the following picture show?

  Frontispiece and title page of an edition of Rousseau's Discourse on Inequality (1754), published in 1755 in Holland.
  The tomb of Rousseau in the crypt of the Panthéon, Paris
  A plaque commemorating the bicentenary of Rousseau's birth. Issued by the city of Geneva on 28 June 1912. The legend at the bottom says "Jean-Jacques, aime ton pays" ("love your country"), and shows Rousseau's father gesturing towards the window. The scene is drawn from a footnote to the Letter to d'Alembert where Rousseau recalls witnessing the popular celebrations following the exercises of the St Gervais regiment.
  The statue of Rousseau on the Ile Rousseau, Geneva

Question 7: The concept was also an important aspect of the more radical 17th-century republican tradition of ________, from whom Rousseau differed in important respects, but not in his insistence on the importance of equality.
René DescartesBaruch SpinozaImmanuel KantMonism

Question 8: Works by Jean-Jacques Rousseau at ________
Project GutenbergAmazon KindleGoogle BooksProject Gutenberg Australia

Question 9:
Who of the following did Jean-Jacques Rousseau influence?

Question 10:
When is Jean-Jacques Rousseau's birthday?


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