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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who comes to entertain the men at Callias' dinner?
(a) Phillipus.
(b) A singing group.
(c) Socrates.
(d) A group of actors.

2. How does Xenophon feel about spending time with Socrates?
(a) He loathes it.
(b) He feels it is always a service.
(c) He wishes to be elsewhere.
(d) He feels it is a privilege.

3. What does Socrates praise Euthydemus for in spite of previously chiding him?
(a) His interest in achieving wisdom.
(b) His tidy house.
(c) His generous gift.
(d) His cooking ability.

4. Whom does Socrates have a discussion with about right conduct in subsection 4?
(a) Plato.
(b) The Oracle of Delphi.
(c) Xenophon.
(d) Hippias of Elis.

5. What does Socrates focus on instead of what is good generally, at the close of Subsection 8?
(a) He focuses on the evils of his fellow man.
(b) He focuses on what things are good for what purpose.
(c) He focuses on the good he has done.
(d) He focuses on his godly nature.

6. What features do not fade according to Socrates?
(a) Those we do not have.
(b) Those which we do not use.
(c) Those which come from loving a person's mind.
(d) Those we alter.

7. What does Socrates do to Euthydemus to convince him he needs to be wiser?
(a) He tells him the gods told him so.
(b) He speaks in tongues.
(c) He bests him in a fight.
(d) He confuses him in conversation.

8. What does Socrates believe the Athenians should do?
(a) Go on the offensive.
(b) Repent of their sins.
(c) Relocate the city.
(d) Recover their ancestral forms of life.

9. What does Socrates believe about courage?
(a) It is largely innate but can be learned.
(b) It is solely a learned trait.
(c) It does not exist.
(d) It is his greatest virtue.

10. How does Charmides act around the weakest of people according to Socrates?
(a) He acts insane.
(b) He speaks too loudly.
(c) He is too shy.
(d) He is too hard on them.

11. What made Euthydemus feel wise?
(a) He had made the decision to flee Greece.
(b) He had a vision from the gods.
(c) He had read the writings of poets and sages.
(d) He had battlefield skills..

12. What was the young man focused on that Socrates questions in book 3?
(a) Being popular.
(b) The letter of the law.
(c) Becoming a Calvary officer.
(d) Money.

13. What does Socrates believe you must do to be a good democratic administrator?
(a) You must know the people well.
(b) You must curry favor from the gods.
(c) You must come from a wealthy family.
(d) You must be very sly.

14. According to Socrates, what is one way to learn what is right?
(a) By following the laws of the state.
(b) By trial and error.
(c) By doing wrong.
(d) By asking your parents.

15. What did Socrates do as President of the Assembly?
(a) Bullied others in the Assembly.
(b) He accepted bribes.
(c) Extorted the wealthy.
(d) He barred illegal motions.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Hermogenes say he retains his friends?

2. Socrates claims that having physical love is no indication of ______________.

3. Socrates wanted his friends to be well-informed on ___________.

4. In subsection 10, Socrates talks to _____________to show he cares for their interests.

5. What was the person Socrates chided upset about?

(see the answer keys)

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