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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

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

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

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

5. 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 piety.
(d) Their devotion to Greece.

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

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

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

9. What are the main themes of Chapter 3?
(a) Socrates should be remembered as a god.
(b) The love affair of Xenophon.
(c) Revolt is the only answer.
(d) The nature of love and Socrates' ideal true goodness.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. According to Socrates, what happens to physical love as we age?

2. How did Socrates teach about morality and piety according to Xenophon?

3. What does Xenophon feel Socrates could do based on individual's needs?

4. How does Xenophon claim Socrates reacted to authority?

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

(see the answer keys)

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