1. Why does the Editor present Socrates Defense first?
(a) He believes it will catch the reader's attention.
(b) He believes it is Xenophon's first Socratic dialogue.
(c) He did not place it there; it is at the end.
(d) He thought it was too long to be at the end.
2. What does the author point out about his Socratic writings in Chapter 1?
(a) They are meant to slander Socrates.
(b) They were written with the express purpose of defending Socrates.
(c) They are not his best work.
(d) He plagiarized large portions of it.
3. How does Plato compare to Xenophon as a philosopher?
(a) They are too similar to compare.
(b) Plato is inferior to Xenophon.
(c) Plato is a better philosopher.
(d) They are about equal.
4. Ultimately, what is Socrates' Defense?
(a) A work of religious greatness.
(b) A pamphlet as opposed to a book.
(c) A guide to life.
(d) A testament to hard work.
5. What are the main charges against Socrates?
(a) Not recognizing the gods of the State, introducing new deities, and corrupting the young.
(b) Treason against the State, kidnapping of a princess, and defiling a temple.
(c) Freeing prisoners from jail, disrespecting the State in public, and theft of money.
(d) Revolutionary writings, murder of three men, and sacrificing too little to the gods.
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