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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Plato's Euthyphro.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. According to Socrates in Euthyphro, why don't wise men need to consult with the gods?
(a) The gods are not the final arbiters of what is good and truthful.
(b) Wise men don't need to consult with gods, but they certainly should.
(c) The gods know too much; people need to find things out for themselves.
(d) The gods are impossible to access, and the journey is too difficult.
2. Euthyphro covers which section of Socrates' legal ordeal?
3. What is the name of Zeus' father?
4. What is the "good life" as defined by Athens law, according to Plato's Apology?
(a) Eating, drinking, and being merry.
(b) Constant accumulation of knowledge.
(c) Actively seeking meaning in one's life.
(d) Obeying rules created by gods.
5. Which is the first of three Socratic dialogues written by Plato?
(d) The Clouds.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Socrates object to the notion that piety is a system of exchange between gods and men?
2. Why is Socrates put on trial?
3. What attitude has Meletus adopted about the trial of Socrates?
4. What is the profession of Socrates?
5. According to Socrates, when pursuing the truth, a person should defer to what authority?
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