300+ TOP Edmund Burke MCQ Questions and Answers Quiz

Edmund Burke Multiple Choice Questions

1. Edmund Burke was a

A. Practicing Politician
B. Social Analyst
C. Political Philosopher
D. Sociologist

Answer: A. Practicing Politician

2. Burke emphasized that certain rights enjoyed by whites, and denied to African Americans, ought to be maintained. Those right were?

A. Fundamental
B. Natural
C. Equal
D. Prescriptive

Answer: D. Prescriptive

3. It is the task of statesmanship to maintain prejudice where it is rational, argues

A. John Locke
B. Edmund Burke
C. Filmer
D. Rousseau

Answer: B. Edmund Burke

4. Edmund Burke (1729-1797) was the first and most important exponent against the French Revolution. He is considered the leader of

A. Dictatorship
B. Monarchy
C. Clergy
D. Conservatism

Answer: D. Conservatism

5. Who was the first European theorist who utterly rejected the French Revolution in a book published in 1790?

A. Rousseau
B. Edmund Burke
C. Clergy
D. Conservatism

Answer: B. Edmund Burke

6. Burke’s conservatism was consciously developed in opposition to

A. Revolutionary liberalism
B. Neoliberalism
C. Democratic Freedom
D. Pseudo Liberalism

Answer: A. Revolutionary liberalism

7. Who was the proponent of the theory of virtual representation?

A. Rousseau
B. Thomas Hobbes
C. Edmund Burke
D. None of these

Answer: C. Edmund Burke

8. Burke as a political thinker resembles which philosopher

A. Locke
B. Cicero
C. Aristotle
D. Thomas Aquinas

Answer: B. Cicero

9. Who was the philosopher who is considered to be responsible for changing the philosopher underpinning of liberalism?

A. De Maître
B. David Hume
C. St. Augustine
D. Cicero

Answer: B. David Hume

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