• 1. 
    What was the Socratic Method?

  • A question and answer technique
  • Something that Socrates came up
  • A way of studying issues and problems
  • All of the above
  • 2. 
    How do we know about Socrates and what his philosophies were?

  • By reading the many books he wrote
  • By studying the paintings of Socrates
  • By studying the writings of Plato which recorded many of Socrates ideas
  • By reading the histories of Athens
  • 3. 
    What was the Republic by Plato about?

  • It described war in Ancient Greece
  • It described an ideal society and government
  • It told the story of the Greek heroes
  • It was a history of the world
  • 4. 
    Who did Plato think would be the best ruler for society?

  • A strong woman
  • A group of the wealthy
  • A philosopher-king
  • A warrior-king
  • 5. 
    True or False: The Greek philosophers had no interest in the real world such as science or politics.

  • TRUE
  • 6. 
    What famous leader did Aristotle tutor?

  • Alexander the Great
  • Philip of Macedonia
  • Pericles
  • Julius Caesar
  • 7. 
    What famous philosopher taught Aristotle?

  • Plato
  • Socrates
  • Zeno
  • Epicurus
  • 8. 
    What was the name of the famous school that Plato opened?

  • The Academy
  • The College
  • The Institute
  • The University
  • 9. 
    What was the basis of the philosophy of stoicism?

  • That the world around you could be changed to make you happy
  • That happiness was achieved by accepting whatever happened whether good or bad
  • That science could explain everything
  • That mathematics was the key to understanding the universe
  • 10. 
    What philosopher believed that the gods had no interest in humans?

  • Epicurus
  • Zeno
  • Pythagoras
  • Plato
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