On the Good Life Quiz | Two Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 3: Laelius: On Friendship.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does "Laelius: On Friendship" concern itself with?
(a) Laelius's meditation of his legendary friendship.
(b) What makes a friend a friend.
(c) Cicero's concept of friendship.
(d) Laelius's idea of friendship.

2. What or whom does Michael Grant, the author of the introduction, introduce?
(a) Himself.
(b) Marcus Tullius Cicero.
(c) Greek philosophy.
(d) Roman philosophy.

3. How does the book of "On Duties" begin?
(a) With a summary of facts.
(b) With a quote.
(c) With the argument that being morally good provides knowledge to our duties.
(d) With a description of its setting.

4. According to the Stoics, what was the faculty that was unique to humans?
(a) Thought.
(b) Rational.
(c) Reason.
(d) Emotions.

5. According to the introduction, what did Cicero take refuge in after a divorce, fights with friends, and his daughter's death?
(a) Meditation.
(b) Observing nature.
(c) Writing.
(d) Reading.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was the result of Cicero's desire to capture others thought in his writing's?

2. According to Cicero, what is suggested about losing one's happiness?

3. What did Cicero believe applied to every human, according to Grant?

4. Where is the setting of "Discussions at Tusculum"?

5. What does Laelius argue against the Stoics?

(see the answer key)

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