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Socrates: Quiz


Question 1: According to Plato's Apology, Socrates' life as the "gadfly" of Athens began when his friend Chaerephon asked the oracle at Delphi if anyone was wiser than Socrates; the ________ responded that none was wiser.

Question 2: He has been depicted by some scholars, including ________ and Walter Ong, as a champion of oral modes of communication, standing up at the dawn of writing against its haphazard diffusion.
Eric A. HavelockClassicsPlatoAristotle

Question 3:
When did Socrates die?
399 BC
~455 AD

Question 4:
How is Socrates described?
Architect, Women's Movement Pioneer, Greek Heraldist
Contemporary Greek-Australian poet
Greek philosopher
Greek professional basketball coahc

Question 5: According to Plato, Socrates' father was Sophroniscus[7] and his mother Phaenarete[8], a ________.
Certified Nurse MidwifeChildbirthMidwiferyHome birth

Question 6:

Question 7:
Which of the following was of most interest to Socrates?

Question 8: ________, a well-known Arabic philosopher, introduced and tried to reconcile Socrates and Hellenistic philosophy to an Islamic audience.
AlhazenAbu Rayhan BiruniNasir al-Din al-TusiAl-Kindi

Question 9:
When was Socrates born?
circa 470 BC

Question 10:
Socrates, John Locke and Immanuel Kant are all:
4th-century BC executions Epistemologists Religious skeptics Executed philosophers

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