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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Phaedras say writing encourages among writers?
(a) Frustration.
(b) Education.
(c) High regard.
(d) Happiness.

2. What does Phaedras say makes something debatable?
(a) It is always changing.
(b) It is not fully revealed.
(c) It can be seen in two different ways.
(d) It can cause contention.

3. What does Socrates say writing must be in order to be honorable?
(a) Endowed with good qulaities.
(b) Presented in an appropriate manner.
(c) Prepared and researched.
(d) Well cited.

4. What does Socrates say the soul readily identifies?
(a) Beauty.
(b) Wisdom.
(c) Happiness.
(d) Danger.

5. What does Socrates say the soul retains in its next life?
(a) Its vision.
(b) All of these.
(c) Its memory.
(d) Its appearance.

6. What does Socrates say is the most important tool in the outline of a speech?
(a) Emotion.
(b) Logic.
(c) Experience.
(d) Organization.

7. What does Socrates thinks madness frees men from?
(a) Their unhappiness.
(b) Their preconceived notions.
(c) Their onward course.
(d) Their usual way of life.

8. What does Socrates say pure beauty will always involve?
(a) Purity.
(b) Experience.
(c) Adoration.
(d) Happiness.

9. According to Socrates, where do souls learn to deal with their love?
(a) By watching their parents.
(b) By using their impulses.
(c) By following their associated gods.
(d) By following their instincts.

10. What were the bugs who used to be human doing when they died?
(a) Dancing.
(b) Sleeping.
(c) Singing.
(d) Praying.

11. What kind of inspiration does Eros provide?
(a) Love.
(b) Mystery.
(c) Prophetic.
(d) Poetic.

12. When does a soul overcome by desire become frantic?
(a) When waking.
(b) During the day.
(c) At night.
(d) When sleeping.

13. What does Socrates say will help a soul forget bad things?
(a) Re-birth.
(b) Rest.
(c) Death.
(d) Love.

14. What do the Muses use to inspire humans?
(a) Poetry.
(b) Music.
(c) All of these.
(d) Madness.

15. What does Socrates say rhetoric must have to be considered art?
(a) Persuasion.
(b) Truth.
(c) Presentation.
(d) Knowledge.

Short Answer Questions

1. What god has the most royal features about them?

2. What kind of inspiration does Aphrodite provide?

3. What does Socrates say souls will retain in different lives?

4. What does Socrates say all desires lead to if allowed?

5. What does Socrates say men usually engage in?

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