The Praise of Folly Quiz | Eight Week Quiz D

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The Praise of Folly Quiz | Eight Week Quiz D

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 11 - 15.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How did Folly begin life?
(a) Smiling sweetly.
(b) Deviously.
(c) Running and jumping.
(d) Crying.

2. Folly considers emotions to be what in relation to wisdom?
(a) Masters.
(b) Deterrents.
(c) Slaves and subjects.
(d) Guides and incentives.

3. How does Folly claim she is delivering her speech?
(a) With intentionality and serious thought.
(b) With great emotion.
(c) Extempore, or unprepared.
(d) Quickly.

4. Whom did the ancient sophists praise?
(a) Themselves.
(b) Trivialities.
(c) Gods and heroes.
(d) The learned.

5. If someone could look down upon the life of man as Jove does, what does Folly say he would see?
(a) Ease and comfort.
(b) Many disasters.
(c) Many blessings.
(d) Great folly.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Zeus have to put aside in order to make a child?

2. According to Folly, to whom does life owe its beginning?

3. According to Folly, what kind of man is unlucky in regards to children?

4. Erasmus believes he is not writing sarcasm, but what instead?

5. Erasmus anticipates that critics will clamor that he is reviving what?

(see the answer key)

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