Ancient Greek Philosophy Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Socrates proposed all of the following, except:

Question 2 2. Who were the Olympians?

Question 3 3. According to Plato, we know about ideal forms because _____

Question 4 4. Which of these was most inspired by actual historic events?

Question 5 5. Who betrayed his father and became the ruler of the universe?

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Question 6 6. How was Heraclitus different from most of the Presocratics?

Question 7 7. For Plato, true knowledge can only be found through:

Question 8 8. Zeno's paradox of the bow tried to demonstrate Parmenides' theory with a series of paradoxes. Zeno tried to prove that:

Question 9 9. What were the characteristics of Greek gods?

Question 10 10. Who developed the earliest form of the scientific method?

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Question 11 11. Plato's ideal Republic is ruled by

Question 12 12. Which of these statements best describes Aristotle's belief in the mean?

Question 13 13. The Presocratics were mostly concerned with explaining

Question 14 14. What did the Epicureans argue?

Question 15 15. John loves all fruit. Apples are a fruit. Therefore, John loves apples. This is an example of Aristotelian logic known as:

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Question 16 16. The first 3 Greek philosophers were called the Monists because they believed in

Question 17 17. Which of the following modern scientific theories can NOT be traced back to the presocratics?

Question 18 18. Why was Socrates' quest for truth considered so dangerous by Athenian society?

Question 19 19. Which statement about Aristotle is true?

Question 20 20. Why was Socrates sentenced to death?

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Question 21 21. Pythagoras believed that the universe was governed by

Question 22 22. How did classical philosophers and Hellenistic philosophers differ on the question of the attainability of absolute knowledge?

Question 23 23. Democritus insisted on the existence of void, or vacuum, on the grounds that

Question 24 24. Who were the Titans?

Question 25 25. Which of the following scientific ideas would Plato disagree with

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Question 26 26. Our main source of information on Socrates comes from _____.

Question 27 27. By sentencing Socrates to death, the Athenians:

Question 28 28. Who was the first philosopher?

Question 29 29. One of Aristotle's most famous students was

Question 30 30. According to Socrates, how is truth attained?

Ancient Greek Philosophy Chapter Exam Instructions

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