The Story of Philosophy Multiple Choice Test Questions

Will Durant
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1. When is Plato born?
(a) in the first century B. C.
(b) in the second century B. C.
(c) Ca 400 B. C.
(d) in the fourth century B.C.

2. Who are the students of Socrates?
(a) the sons of the Athenian elite
(b) the leaders of the athenian democracy
(c) misfits of society
(d) a mixed group of young learned men

3. To what end does Socrates develop his Socratic Method?
(a) to open a private university
(b) to test the assumptions of his pupils
(c) to impress the multitudes
(d) to perfom biological experiments

4. What is said to change Plato's life?
(a) his defection from the army
(b) his meeting with Socrates
(c) his time spent in Egypt
(d) his friendship with Philip of Macedon

5. How is Plato's early life best described?
(a) a playboy and a religious fanatic
(b) a life of poverty and destitution
(c) an idle life and a failure as a soldier
(d) a comfortable athletic youth and a successful soldier

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