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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What type of interest did the Romans have towards philosophy, according to Grant?
(a) Deep and thoughtful.
(b) Superficial.
(c) Deep intrigue.
(d) Slight intrigue.

2. What group was Cicero's classical background popular among?
(a) Philosphers.
(b) Humanists.
(c) Nuns.
(d) Children.

3. What group believed happiness is the enjoyment of pleasure and the avoidance of pain?
(a) Greek's.
(b) Roman's.
(c) Epicureans.
(d) French.

4. Who was Cicero worried about, according to the introduction?
(a) His own health.
(b) The Greek republic.
(c) The Roman republic.
(d) His mother's health.

5. Why is statesmanship destroyed, according to "On Duties"?
(a) Because no one desires it anymore.
(b) Caesar eliminates its possibility to continue.
(c) Because the opportunities of statesmanship are destroyed.
(d) It isn't destroyed.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which of the following are not needed to obtain moral goodness, according to Cicero in "On Duties"?

2. According to Cicero in "On Duties," what do men need?

3. In "On Duties," how will rulers win goodwill?

4. According to the Stoics, what was the faculty that was unique to humans?

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

Short Essay Questions

1. What did the Stoics believe made a happy life and did their belief mean?

2. What did the Epicureans believe happiness was?

3. Tell why Cicero didn't identify with one type of philosophical school.

4. What did Cicero's work return to in "On Duties" and why?

5. How did Cicero define the 'recipe' to obtain a stable regime in "On Duties"?

6. Describe why Cicero worried about the Roman republic.

7. Of those listed in the introduction, what were some of the opinions the various author's had of Cicero?

8. What three things did Cicero argue moral goodness is comprised of?

9. Describe Cicero's philosophy.

10. What will breed resentment among a ruler's subjects?

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