Great Dialogues Quiz | Eight Week Quiz G

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 161 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy the Great Dialogues Lesson Plans
Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In <i>Book IX</i>, the democratic man is described by Socrates as one who_________.
(a) Is just as evil as the tyrannical man.
(b) Is the most virtuous type of person.
(c) Cares only for himself.
(d) Will not fulfill his perverse desires because he has a conscience.

2. Whose side is Adeimantus on, at least in the beginning of the dialogue?
(a) He has his own distinct position.
(b) He does not advocate his own position, and he is on neither Glaucon's nor Socrates' side.
(c) Glaucon's.
(d) Socrates'.

3. Which demographic of the Athenian population does Socrates single out for discussion?
(a) The soldiers.
(b) The lawyers.
(c) The sophists.
(d) The citizens.

4. Socrates claims that he learned about love from which of the following?
(a) Diotima.
(b) Alcibides.
(c) Plato.
(d) Meno.

5. In <i>Book IX</i>, how does Socrates describe a tyrant?
(a) Elated at his sheer power.
(b) Tired because he works long hours.
(c) Miserable, living in constant fear.
(d) Confused and worried about the wrong things.

Short Answer Questions

1. What are "the three"?

2. As a consequence of misology, or a hatred of logic/reasoning, Socrates explains how the common man has trouble_________.

3. Where is wisdom found in Socrates' ideal republic?

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

5. According to Socrates, what would be one way for philosopher-rule to commence?

(see the answer key)

This section contains 347 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Great Dialogues Lesson Plans
Great Dialogues from BookRags. (c)2015 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.