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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. According to "On the Orator," what does the orator possess even in battle?
(a) Great power.
(b) The ability to motivate.
(c) The ability to connect.
(d) Little power.

2. Whose fate lies in the hands of Scipio, according to "The Dream of Scipio"?
(a) No one's.
(b) His country's.
(c) His wife's.
(d) His family's.

3. What must Scipio reflect, according to "The Dream of Scipio"?
(a) His love for God.
(b) The peace of God within him.
(c) His oratory skills in other.
(d) His peaceful mind.

4. Why does Cicero return to Rome, in "Laelius: On Friendship"?
(a) For a funeral.
(b) To have dinner.
(c) For a meeting of the Roman Senate.
(d) For his daughter.

5. What does Laelius argue against the Stoics?
(a) That friends are material things.
(b) That materials bring happiness.
(c) That a man should not be upset by the death of a friend.
(d) That friendship is a transition in life.

Short Answer Questions

1. In "The Dream of Scipio," where does God exist in the universe?

2. What does reciprocity suggest about friendship, according to "Laelius: On Friendship"?

3. What does Africanus tell Scipio about Earth?

4. Whom does Cicero note the art of oratory is possessed by?

5. Where does Scipio go in his dream?

Short Essay Questions

1. What was oratory considered in the ancient world?

2. Describe the willingness a friend should have, according to "Laelius: On Friendship."

3. Why is Crassus disappointed in Antonius at the end of "On the Orator"?

4. Describe how the orator is powerful in battle, as described in "On the Orator."

5. Describe when the dialogue of "On the Orator" took place and the importance of the work.

6. Where does Scipio go in his dream in Chapter 5?

7. Describe what sharing does in relation to friendship, according to "Laelius: On Friendship" .

8. What is the difference between kinship and friendship?

9. Compare an earth year to a cosmic year.

10. What happens as the dream opens, in "The Dream of Scipio"?

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