On the Good Life Test | Final Test - Easy

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On the Good Life Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Africanus tell Scipio about Earth?
(a) It is insignificant.
(b) It is small.
(c) It is significant.
(d) It will die soon.

2. What is "On the Orator" considered in Latin?
(a) A joke.
(b) Art.
(c) Thought provoking.
(d) An artistic masterpiece.

3. When was the excerpt of "The Dream of Scipio" rediscovered?
(a) Prior to Cicero's "On the Good Life."
(b) The Renaissance.
(c) The medieval period.
(d) Post revolutionary war.

4. What does Cicero argue the art of oratory requires?
(a) Knowing its people.
(b) Being condifdent.
(c) Speaking well and knowing its subjects.
(d) Knowing its audience.

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

6. What is an earth year in comparison to a cosmic year, according to "The Dream of Scipio"?
(a) A small part of it.
(b) A big part of ot.
(c) They are equal in length.
(d) They are unrelated.

7. What question does Cicero ask his brother, concerning what great oratory requires?
(a) What is required to produce great oratory?
(b) Does it require "wide theoretical knowledge"?
(c) Is it popular in England?
(d) Does it permit women?

8. Who takes the dictatorial control in "Laelius: On Friendship"?
(a) Crassus.
(b) Brutus.
(c) Marcus Antonius.
(d) Cassius.

9. According to "Laelius: On Friendship," what makes friendship possible?
(a) Connection.
(b) Desire.
(c) Pain of being attached.
(d) Laughter.

10. What do Rufus and Crassus need to become good orators?
(a) Enthusiasm and training.
(b) To study and research.
(c) To study under each of them.
(d) To practice.

11. What is Scipio supposed to reflect in "The Dream of Scipio"?
(a) Man.
(b) Human kind.
(c) The soul of the heavens.
(d) Dictators.

12. What does Crassus argue great orators cannot restrict themselves to?
(a) The Pantheon.
(b) Courts.
(c) Oratory.
(d) The Forum.

13. What is "On the Orator" considered to be in comparison to the rest of "On the Good Life"?
(a) The weakest argument of the book.
(b) The shortest work of the book.
(c) The greatest work of the book.
(d) The longest work of the book.

14. What does "Laelius: On Friendship" concern itself with?
(a) What makes a friend a friend.
(b) Laelius's idea of friendship.
(c) Laelius's meditation of his legendary friendship.
(d) Cicero's concept of friendship.

15. According to Laelius, what two things should be avoided in friendship?
(a) Condemnation and pretense.
(b) Hypocrisy and insult.
(c) Insult and pretense.
(d) Hypocrisy and pretense.

Short Answer Questions

1. What must the orator master?

2. What two types of men cannot be friends, according to Laelius?

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

4. What does Africanus argue about God, in "The Dream of Scipio"?

5. What was oratory a part of in the ancient world, according to "On the Orator"?

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