Great Dialogues Quiz | Eight Week Quiz D

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Republic: Book IV.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Ultimately, Socrates concludes that justice is______________.
(a) Completely unknowable, but nevertheless necessary.
(b) Completely unknowable and therefore obsolete.
(c) A proper organization, balancing the various faculties of the soul.
(d) The power of the stronger.

2. In Socrates' republic, judges must__________.
(a) Be fair and strict.
(b) Be completely removed from evil.
(c) Be good, but able to spot evil.
(d) Be fair and lax.

3. Before Socrates delivers his speech, he cross- examines Agathon about which of the following?
(a) Agathon's poetic license.
(b) Whether love is necessarily beautiful.
(c) How one can know that he is truly in love.
(d) Whether loves is necessarily possible.

4. What counter-example does Socrates employ as evidence that a state is flawed?
(a) Poor doctors exist where there are poor statesmen.
(b) "Rich" soldiers in other cities make poor soldiers and poor leaders.
(c) When innocent men are sentenced to death, a state is flawed.
(d) Diplomats make more money than labors in problematic regions.

5. Who is the character who narrates <i>Symposium</i>?
(a) Appolodorus.
(b) Socrates.
(c) Agathon.
(d) Alcibides.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is the last person to leave the symposium?

2. To illustrate one facet of his argument, Socrates employs the help of which character?

3. Who gives the last formal speech at the symposium?

4. Who says, at the very end of <i>Book II</i>, "I completely endorse these patterns, and I would enact them as laws"?

5. What definition of virtue do Meno and Socrates borrow from "the poets"?

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