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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Cicero think cannot be done by Antony?

2. What part of society does Cicero analyze in section seven?

3. How does the dishonest man hide his crimes in section five?

4. In what spirit does Antony take a step to attack Cicero verbally?

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

Short Essay Questions

1. Who was left in charge of Rome during Caesar's absence, and how did that person fair?

2. According to Cicero, how was his consulship compared to Antonius'?

3. What does Cicero think a man's aim should always be?

4. According to Cicero, what do goodness and rightness have in common, and who can see it?

5. According to Cicero in section five of A Practical Code of Behavior, what should the invisible man do?

6. What does Cicero say about Antonius' character?

7. What would not be blame worthy in the fourth section of A Practical Code of Behavior?

8. At the end of Attack on an Enemy of Freedom, what does Cicero say he wants for himself and Rome?

9. According to Cicero, how does Antonius display his corruption?

10. What does Antonius blame on Cicero in an effort to discredit him?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Cicero discusses the Stoic ideal and how important it is to live consistently with nature and moral rightness by doing what nature demands. Analyze what nature demands and how doing right always brings about good. Provide examples from the book to support your discussion.

Essay Topic 2

Goodness and rightness, according to Cicero, are synonyms. However, only wisdom can see how. Determine what Cicero may consider as middle duties. Provide examples from the text to support your statements.

Essay Topic 3

Cicero attacks Hortensius, Verres' defense lawyer, as part of the strategy. Discuss Cicero's attack on Hortensius and analyze whether or not this attack or action was warranted. Use quotes from the book to support your discussion.

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