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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. 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.

2. What does Socrates say is part of the job of a good general?
(a) Spreading the teachings of the gods.
(b) Securing the happiness of his followers.
(c) Sacrificing himself to curry favor from the gods.
(d) Merciless killing.

3. Socrates wanted his friends to be well-informed on ___________.
(a) Many various subjects.
(b) The gods.
(c) His teachings.
(d) Military strategy.

4. Charmides claims the combination of young beauty and music make him think of _____________.
(a) Love.
(b) The gods.
(c) Home.
(d) Youth.

5. What does Socrates claim is easier about love for the mind?
(a) It is easier to fake.
(b) It is easier to reciprocate.
(c) It is easier to live without.
(d) It requires little work.

6. What does Socrates do to help people avoid mistakes and to teach others?
(a) He teaches them to lie.
(b) He removes them from society.
(c) He scolds them when they make mistakes.
(d) He improves them through philosophical discussion.

7. Socrates reasons the world was designed for ______________.
(a) The good of man.
(b) His personal gain.
(c) The strong and mighty.
(d) Testing man's resilience.

8. What does Socrates conclude about the terms right and lawful?
(a) They have the same meaning.
(b) He does not understand them.
(c) They are opposites.
(d) They have no relation to real life.

9. How does Socrates teach people with good ambitions according to Xenophon in Book 3?
(a) He teaches them to apply themselves.
(b) He tells them a story of the devil.
(c) He tells them jokes.
(d) He lectures them constantly.

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

11. Whom does Socrates describe as soft?
(a) The police force in Athens.
(b) Charmides' children.
(c) Those that do not use their talents to serve their country.
(d) The soldiers of Greece.

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

13. What event does Xenophon describe to begin his story?
(a) A funeral for his father.
(b) The horse race at the Great Panathenaic Festival.
(c) A marriage he attended.
(d) A great flood.

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

15. What does Aristippus try to trap Socrates into claiming?
(a) Evil is the only true good.
(b) He is a god.
(c) He should be a general.
(d) Something conditionally good is unqualified good.

Short Answer Questions

1. Whom was Callias strongly attracted to in Chapter 3?

2. How does Xenophon believe Socrates thought about all virtues?

3. Who comes to entertain the men at Callias' dinner?

4. What event was Xenophon hosting a party to celebrate in Chapter 3?

5. What does Socrates praise Euthydemus for in spite of previously chiding him?

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