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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What favor did Cicero acknowledge Antony did for him?
(a) Antony didn't kill him.
(b) Antony loaned him money.
(c) Antony helped him get elected.
(d) Antony got him out of jail.

2. What differentiated Antony from Cicero's past enemies?
(a) Cicero took the initiative against Antony instead of Antony going after Cicero.
(b) Antony took the initiative against Cicero instead of Cicero going after Antony.
(c) Cicero and Antony physically fought.
(d) Cicero was younger than Antony.

3. According to certain people, what can excuse wrong doing?
(a) Honesty about it.
(b) Money.
(c) A low prize.
(d) A high prize.

4. What does Cicero say never advances the interests of an individual?
(a) Injustice.
(b) Coveting.
(c) Greed.
(d) Judges.

5. Who bore a resemblance to wise men, but were not according to Cicero?
(a) The Seven Wise Men.
(b) The senators.
(c) Antony's supporters.
(d) The Oracles.

6. What impact does sharp practice have on the community?
(a) Good.
(b) Makes the people want more money.
(c) Bad.
(d) No impact.

7. Cicero believed that __________ is a united body.
(a) The judges.
(b) Society.
(c) The military.
(d) Family.

8. What reason does Antony give for visiting Cicero's house?
(a) To receive his tuition.
(b) He was friends with his son.
(c) To spy on him.
(d) To court his daughter.

9. According to Cicero, toward whom is his work targeted?
(a) Cicero's supporters.
(b) The Senate.
(c) Those who can't see that goodness and rightness are synonymous.
(d) Antony's supporters.

10. Who would have prevented Antony from going to Cicero's home, according to Cicero?
(a) Cicero himself.
(b) Verres.
(c) Julius Caesar.
(d) Gaius Scribonius Curio.

11. Who rescued the Senate from annihilation according to Cicero?
(a) Antony.
(b) Himself.
(c) Caesar.
(d) Sicca.

12. What definition does Cicero give of a sharp practice?
(a) Making money with a partner.
(b) Making money honestly.
(c) Making money selling food.
(d) Making money based on fraud.

13. What part of society does Cicero analyze in section seven?
(a) Commerce.
(b) The individual.
(c) The law.
(d) Social life.

14. Why did Cicero ironically think Antony broke off the relationship with him?
(a) To please Cicero's old enemies.
(b) To make friends in reputable circles.
(c) To make friends in disreputable circles.
(d) To make friends of judges.

15. Who is modeling his actions after Rome's past enemies?
(a) Caesar.
(b) Marcus.
(c) Antony.
(d) Verres.

Short Answer Questions

1. What reason could a sick man use to break a promise of payment?

2. What are goodness and right?

3. What would explain Antony trying to put Cicero at odds with the Senate?

4. Which of Antony's accusations does Cicero find the most serious?

5. Whom does Cicero believe became the conqueror's chief gangster?

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