Great Dialogues Quiz | Eight Week Quiz G

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Phaedo.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who said, "the unexamined life is not worth living"?
(a) Cherephon.
(b) Socrates.
(c) An unnamed member of the Athenian Council.
(d) Meletus.

2. When Meno arrives in Athens, who is accompanying him?
(a) His wife.
(b) Nobody, he is alone.
(c) A large group of slaves.
(d) A small militia unit.

3. What is a democracy?
(a) Rule by the rich.
(b) Rule by the poor.
(c) Rule by the military.
(d) Rule by the elite.

4. Who is the surprise visitor to the symposium, and why does he come?
(a) There is no surprise visitor.
(b) Aristotle arrives late because he traveled farther than the others.
(c) Appolodorus comes because he is angry he wasn't invited.
(d) Alcibiades comes because he is drunk and wants to seduce Socrates.

5. Socrates firmly believes that poets ______________.
(a) Should be banished from his city.
(b) Should be allowed to recite in the streets.
(c) Are correct about the afterlife.
(d) Know exactly of what they are speaking.

Short Answer Questions

1. Socrates believes that the "just man" is _____________.

2. After the verdict, Socrates warns the Athenian jury that________.

3. When Phaedo first arrives at the prison, what is Socrates doing?

4. In his discussion of education, Socrates says that arithmetic, geometry, and physics are worthwhile pursuits for which two groups of people?

5. How does Crito plan to aid Socrates?

(see the answer key)

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