Four Texts on Socrates: Plato's Euthyphro, Apology, and Crito and Aristophanes' Clouds Quiz | Four Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Aristophanes' Clouds.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. When is an expert undermined?
(a) When a law is broken.
(b) When laws are followed.
(c) When the gods are angered.
(d) When knowledge wins out over power.

2. Which of the following terms best describes Pheidippides?
(a) Pious.
(b) Conservative.
(c) Self-indulgent.
(d) Generous.

3. Why did Socrates decide to worship the god that the oracle of Delphi channeled?
(a) The oracle complimented his looks.
(b) Socrates chose a god to worship randomly, because they don't exist, so it doesn't matter.
(c) The oracle had a correct pronouncement concerning wisdom.
(d) Socrates did it out of spite, because the oracle did not want Socrates to worship his god.

4. What is the origin of the title The Clouds?
(a) The Clouds is used as a metaphor to anything which blinds us in life.
(b) Socrates believes that Zeus lives on a cloud.
(c) Socrates claims that the only gods are the clouds.
(d) Socrates believes that rain is the cause of human suffering.

5. What is the result of Pheidippides' time with Socrates?
(a) Pheidippides is dismissed for being stupid.
(b) Pheidippides learns great rhetorical skills.
(c) Pheidippides becomes religiously zealous about Zeus.
(d) Socrates teaches him to be a master of astronomy.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Socrates believe about the concept of objective truth?

2. What does Crito think Socrates displayed during his trial?

3. Socrates argues that, since Crito cares about public opinion, he must care about ... ?

4. What is the profession of Socrates?

5. What problem is Strepsiades dealing with at the beginning of The Clouds?

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