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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What are you compelled to do if you admire the goodness of another according to Socrates?
(a) Act well to preserve the beloved's goodness.
(b) Repent your sins.
(c) Act violently towards others.
(d) Question their motives.

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

3. What does Socrates question Theodote about?
(a) Her religious practices.
(b) Her thoughts on marriage.
(c) Her allegiance to Greece.
(d) How she finds friends.

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

5. What does Socrates talk with Epigenes about in subsection 12?
(a) His poor physical condition.
(b) A job he has in mind for him.
(c) The afterlife.
(d) His snobby attitude.

6. Whom does Socrates claim makes what is right into what is lawful?
(a) The people.
(b) The teachers.
(c) The gods.
(d) The Assembly.

7. What does Socrates claim all of the men should demonstrate?
(a) Their athletic prowess.
(b) The value of what they claim to possess.
(c) Their devotion to Greece.
(d) Their piety.

8. How does Hermogenes say he retains his friends?
(a) By feeding them.
(b) By holding their money from them.
(c) By paying them.
(d) By praising them and returning their good works.

9. What is Socrates talking to Nicomachides about at the start of subsection 4?
(a) The state of politics.
(b) The unfairness of slavery.
(c) His dying wish.
(d) Who the people appointed for a general.

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

11. Whom does Socrates wish to help in his conversation with Aristippus in subsection 8?
(a) Those listening to the conversation.
(b) Himself.
(c) The children of Aristippus.
(d) Aristippus.

12. What does Socrates say about homosexuality?
(a) It is to be expected.
(b) It is impure and debauchery.
(c) It is a genetic defect.
(d) He is disgusted by the idea.

13. What does Xenophon feel Socrates could do based on individual's needs?
(a) Adjust his aid accordingly.
(b) Make the person a formidable soldier.
(c) Predict the person's future.
(d) Instruct the person in the ways of the gods.

14. What was Niceratus proud he could do?
(a) Make women love him.
(b) Run the fastest.
(c) Juggle.
(d) Recite all of the Iliad and the Odyssey.

15. Whom was Callias strongly attracted to in Chapter 3?
(a) His own mother.
(b) The boy Autolycus.
(c) The wife of his best friend.
(d) A ghost.

Short Answer Questions

1. According to Socrates, what is one way to learn what is right?

2. What does Socrates do to help Glaucon become a head of state?

3. What does Xenophon claim no one should believe about Socrates?

4. Why did Euthydemus remove himself from the group according to Socrates?

5. How does Socrates wish to speak of love in subsection eight?

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