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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What was the person Socrates chided upset about?
(a) His place in life.
(b) Someone who did not return his greeting.
(c) The failure of his crops.
(d) The infidelity of his wife.

2. How does Xenophon claim Socrates meet his death?
(a) As a noble man.
(b) As a cowardly man.
(c) As a foolish man.
(d) As a repentant man.

3. What does Socrates try and convince Dionysodorous of in Book 3?
(a) He should have a more expansive view of his job.
(b) There is a plot against his life.
(c) There is no God.
(d) He is meant to lead a revolt.

4. Where does Socrates explain to Critobulus you can find beauty?
(a) In simple farming.
(b) In no one.
(c) In many things as well as people.
(d) In death.

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

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

7. What does Socrates believe is part of living a well-ordered life?
(a) A vow of silence.
(b) Staying awake.
(c) Good eating.
(d) Drinking to excess.

8. Socrates argues the gods are concerned with ____________.
(a) Human welfare.
(b) Power and might.
(c) Their own splendor.
(d) The government.

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

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

11. What does Xenophon claim no one should believe about Socrates?
(a) He made valid points.
(b) He cared for people.
(c) He was an intelligent man.
(d) He made false claims about the divine.

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

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

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

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

Short Answer Questions

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

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

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

4. What does Xenophon reveal to us about Theodote in subsection 11?

5. What are the main themes of Chapter 3?

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