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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. What does Socrates discuss with Charmides at the start of subsection 7?
(a) Their plans to take over the world.
(b) How to win in athletic competitions.
(c) Crimes of passion.
(d) How to become wealthy.

3. According to Socrates, what happens to physical love as we age?
(a) It grows stronger.
(b) We understand it better.
(c) We lose it.
(d) It controls us.

4. 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.

5. How does Socrates feel about Pericles (the younger)?
(a) He would like to kill him.
(b) He believes him to be the most pious of all people.
(c) He has high hopes for his generalship.
(d) He can't stand him.

6. What does Socrates do to help Glaucon become a head of state?
(a) Places a bribe on his behalf.
(b) Sacrifices to the gods on his behalf.
(c) Supports him publicly.
(d) Instructs him to become wise.

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

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

9. What was the first thing Socrates said his friends needed?
(a) Shelter.
(b) Money.
(c) Slaves.
(d) Responsibility.

10. Socrates claims that having physical love is no indication of ______________.
(a) Your general health.
(b) Your intelligence.
(c) Virtue of any kind.
(d) Your goals in life.

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

12. How did Socrates help people when it came to religion?
(a) He warned them to stay away from it.
(b) He helped them think clearly about it.
(c) He freed them from its bondage.
(d) He showed them the gods in person.

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

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Socrates believe about courage?

2. What was the young man focused on that Socrates questions in book 3?

3. What are the main themes of Chapter 3?

4. How does Xenophon feel about spending time with Socrates?

5. What does Hermogenes say drunkenness is in subsection six?

(see the answer keys)

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