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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What sort of person is opposite, in the opinion of Aristotle, the person who is soft?
(a) The continent person.
(b) The self-restrained person.
(c) The enduring person.
(d) The virtuous person.

2. From which of the following does Aristotle say the activities of thinking differ in kind?
(a) Labors.
(b) Pains.
(c) Perceiving.
(d) Virtues.

3. With what state of man's character is VII.5 concerned?
(a) Vice.
(b) Animality.
(c) Incontinence.
(d) Divinity.

4. When do people eat snacks the most in theaters, according to Aristotle in X.5?
(a) When there is no dialogue.
(b) When the actors are good.
(c) When there is a lot of dialogue.
(d) When the actors are bad.

5. With what is the second part of the reasoning part of the soul concerned in the view of Aristotle?
(a) Things that can never be.
(b) Things that cannot be other than they are.
(c) Things that can be other than they are.
(d) Things that might be but are not at all.

6. What does Aristotle discuss as being an impediment to happiness, despite many having an opinion to the contrary, in VII.13?
(a) Wisdom.
(b) Good fortune.
(c) Pain itself.
(d) Pleasure itself.

7. In what status of life is having good friends considered beautiful by Aristotle in IX.11?
(a) Good fortune.
(b) Bad fortune.
(c) Unusual circumstances.
(d) Diurnal proceedings.

8. Friendship with whom is discussed in IX.4?
(a) One's mentor.
(b) Oneself.
(c) One's lover.
(d) One's father.

9. What is the immediate source of action, according to Aristotle in VI.2?
(a) Choice.
(b) Need.
(c) Sense.
(d) Desire.

10. What principally occupies the topic of discussion in X.6?
(a) Work.
(b) Idleness.
(c) Recreation.
(d) Thinking.

11. What is a fitting word for the capacity that Aristotle describes as allowing people to easily achieve one's goal or object?
(a) Cleverness.
(b) Coherence.
(c) Alacrity.
(d) Sincerity.

12. What two things does Aristotle state are linked together in the beginning of X.8?
(a) Practical judgment and feelings.
(b) Moral virtue and wisdom.
(c) Practical judgment and moral virtue.
(d) Moral virtue and art.

13. Whom does Aristotle cite as saying that those who claim that favor-doers are more loving than favor-receivers say so from a debased point of view?
(a) Socrates.
(b) Pythagoras.
(c) Homer.
(d) Epicharmus.

14. What does the continent person have, by Aristotle's estimation, that the temperate person does not?
(a) Knowledge.
(b) Base desires.
(c) Ignorance.
(d) Reason.

15. What sort of people does Aristotle state seldom turn up in positions of power?
(a) The incontinent.
(b) The vicious.
(c) The virtuous.
(d) The friendless.

Short Answer Questions

1. With what sort of friendship is VIII.14 concerned?

2. Actions that pertain to what two things are considered by Aristotle to be the most beautiful and magnificent?

3. What determines the proper level of affection that one ought to give another, according to Aristotle?

4. Aristotle notes that each political constitution involves friendship to the same degree that it involves what?

5. When will virtuous upbringing and exercises no longer be painful in the theory of Aristotle?

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