Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Xenophon note about Socrates' prophecy?
2. What does Socrates cite for the court to hear?
3. At the start of subsection 3, whom does Socrates advise according to Xenophon?
4. Whom does Socrates reference when illustrating his beliefs on suffering?
5. How did Critias and Alcibiades do great damage to Athens?
Short Essay Questions
1. How did Socrates improve his associates through philosophical discussion?
2. What do the men at the dinner party do in the sixth and seventh subsections of Chapter 3?
3. In subsection 4 of Chapter 2, Book 1, how did Socrates motivate people to start being good?
4. Why did Socrates have an arrogant tone at his trial according to Xenophon?
5. What does Socrates say about eating in subsection 14 of Chapter 2, Book 3?
6. What does Socrates learn about Theodote in Chapter 2, Book 3, Subsection 11, and how does he instruct her?
7. What is Socrates' opinion of how courage is acquired?
8. How does Xenophon justify his claim that Socrates was so devout that he did nothing without divine sanction?
9. Why does Euthydemus think himself wise, and what does Socrates conclude after conversing with him?
10. What does Ischomachus tell Socrates about his daily activities?
How does the third person point-of-view enhance and inhibit the story? How would this book be different if a different point of view were used?
How is the time and place he lived reflected in Socrates' beliefs?
What charges was Socrates accused and convicted of, and how does Xenophon defend Socrates against each of these charges in "Conversations of Socrates"?
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