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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Book II, Chapters 1-11.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How did Aristotle explain the binding extent of contracts?
(a) Only between two individuals or the courts and an individual.
(b) Only between two individuals.
(c) Only between the courts and an individual.
(d) They were not binding.

2. According to Aristotle, what was the most basic cause of pleasure?
(a) Some kind of action in accordance with one's instincts.
(b) Some kind of action in accordance with one's abilities.
(c) Some kind of action in accordance with one's nature.
(d) Some kind of action in accordance with one's desires.

3. As discussed by Aristotle, how many modes of persuasion did rhetoric use?
(a) Five.
(b) Four.
(c) Three.
(d) Two.

4. What definition did Aristotle provide for rhetoric in Book I, Chapter 2?
(a) The faculty of observe in only certain cases the means of conversation.
(b) The faculty of observe in any given case the means of persuasion.
(c) The faculty of observe in any given case the means of conversation.
(d) The faculty of observe in only certain cases the means of persuasion.

5. What were three examples of the voluntary causes for human action listed by Aristotle?
(a) Anger, compulsion, and appetite.
(b) Reasoning, anger, and compulsion.
(c) Reasoning, anger, and appetite.
(d) Reasoning, compulsion, and appetite.

Short Answer Questions

1. Based on Aristotle's explanation, why was it not possible to be angry at humanity in general?

2. According to Aristotle, what act should the political rhetorician be concerned with?

3. Based on the information in Book I, Chapter1, for which side(s) of a question could rhetoric allow a person to make good cases?

4. In Aristotle's description of fear, what was the opposite of fear?

5. What was included in the special laws referenced by Aristotle?

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