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Question 1

  1. What is the difference in saying that something is pious because the gods love it and saying that the gods love something because it is pious?

    A.

    B.

    C.

    D.

6 points  

Question 2

  1. Socrates' trial, conviction, and execution by the city of Athens for allegedly "corrupting the youth" suggests that

    A.

    B.

    C.

    D.

    E.

6 points  

Question 3

  1. For Plato, the process whereby an individual leaves his or her state of ignorance will occur by

    A.

    B.

    C.

    D.

6 points  

Question 4

  1. In Plato's Allegory of the Cave, the Sun is to the shadows of the cave 

    A.

    as opinion is to knowledge 

    B.

    as emotion is to opinion

    C.

    as fantasy is to reality 

    D.

    as reality is to illusion

6 points  

Question 5

  1. What is wrong with Euthyphro's second definition of the pious?

    A.

    B.

    C.

    D.

6 points  

Question 6

  1. According to Plato's Allegory of the Cave, the puppeteers holding up objects whose shadows are cast onto the cave wall may represent each of the following EXCEPT:

    A.

    those who influence the way people understand the world around them

    B.

    law givers and founders of nations

    C.

    The philosophers who question, evaluate, and critically examine the authoritative opinions of their communities.

    D.

    None of the above

6 points  

Question 7

  1. Which of the following views does Euthyphro adhere to?

    A.

    B.

    C.

    D.

    The gods love a pious act because it is rational

6 points  

Question 8

  1. If the betterment of the youth (i.e., education in the classical sense) requires a certain expertise, then

    A.

    B.

    C.

    D.

    E.

6 points  

Question 9

  1. According to Plato's Allegory of the Cave, philosophy

    A.

    is hard work

    B.

    examines our most basic assumptions

    C.

    seeks to liberate us from "groupthink"

    D.

    allows us to distinguish reality from mere appearances

    E.

    All of the above

6 points  

Question 10

  1. One thing Socrates does NOT say during his defense speech at his trial is that

    A.

    The wise man will not make judgments about other people, but respect all lifestyles equally, regardless of whether one lives an examined life or not.

    B.

    Ever since childhood a little voice has warned me whenever I was about to be in danger.

    C.

    I will never stop philosophyzing

    D.

    Nobody knows whether death may not be the greatest good for a human being.

    E.

    The unexamined life is not worth living.

6 points  

Question 11

  1. In the Allegory of the Cave, Socrates describes

    A.

    a group of people existing in ignorance at the bottom of a cave

    B.

    a group of philosophers enjoying themselves in the cave of ignorance

    C.

    an individual finding the secrets of the universe in the bottom of a cave

    D.

    None of the above

6 points  

Question 12

  1. In response to a question from Socrates' friend Chaerephon, the oracle of Apollo at Delphi declared that

    A.

    Socrates was fated to die a violent death

    B.

    The Athenians should declare war against Sparta

    C.

    No one was wiser than Socrates

    D.

    Socrates had failed to worship the traditional gods.

6 points  

Question 13

  1. According to the Allegory of the Cave, the process of getting out of the cave is

    A.

    disorienting, painful, and gradual

    B.

    easy, fun, and quick

    C.

    an act that curious humans do quite naturally on their own, without any compulsion

    D.

    none of the above

6 points  

Question 14

  1. Which of the following views does Socrates adhere to?

    A.

    The gods love a pious act because it is pious

    B.

    C.

    D.

6 points  

Question 15

  1. What is wrong with Euthyphro's first definition of the pious?

    A.

    B.

    C.

    D.

6 points  

Question 16

  1. Death, according to Socrates in the Apology,

    A.

    is deprivation of sensation

    B.

    leads directly to the afterlife

    C.

    is either an eternal dreamless sleep or a journey to another world

    D.

    invovles reincarnation into a new soul 

6 points  

Question 17

  1. Socrates sought to refute the Delphic Oracle's claim that no one was wiser than he because

    A.

    B.

    C.

    as a believer in the city's gods, Socrates did believe the oracle all along, but kept it to himself.

    D.

6 points  

Question 18

  1. The main thing Socrates wants Euthyphro to teach him is

    A.

    B.

    C.

    D.

6 points  

Question 19

  1. Socrates proposes that he be given free meals for life in the Prytaneum because

    A.

    he exhorts his fellow citizens to love themselves for who they are, even if they are ignorant and in need of instruction.

    B.

    he exhorts his fellow citizens to care for their souls by living the "examined life."

    C.

    his public refutations of political elites are so fun to watch

    D.

    he promotes tolerance and respect for all opinions, even the most ignorant ones

6 points  

Question 20

  1. As a result of his questioning of politicians, poets, and craftsmen, Socrates concluded that

    A.

    his own wisdom consisted in realizing that he was ignorant

    B.

    they knew far more than he did about the good, the just, and the beautiful


    C.

    everyone should pursue the occupation for which he or she is best suited

    D.

    they all had complete self-knowledge

6 points  

Question 21

  1. If all that is pious is just, but not all that is just is pious, what is the relation between justice and piety?

    A.

    B.

    C.

    D.

6 points  

Question 22

  1. The penultimate paragraph of Plato's Myth of the Cave in your textbook suggests which of the following?

    A.

    we are all philosophers

    B.

     universal enlightenment is an achievable goal

    C.

     universal enlightenment is NOT an achievable goal

    D.

     mankind is generally favorable to philosophy

6 points  

Question 23

  1. “Human wisdom” (as opposed to “divine wisdom”) consists in 

    A.

    self-knowledge, or awareness of ignorance

    B.

    technical skill

    C.

    comprehensive knowledge of the good, the just, and the beautiful 

    D.

    ignorance of ignorance

6 points  

Question 24

  1. What is the goal of philosophy, according to Plato's Allegory of the Cave?

    A.

    Freedom

    B.

    Independence

    C.

    Truth

    D.

    All of the above

6 points  

Question 25

  1. Euthyphro finally defines the pious, not as what is beneficial to the gods, but as what is pleasing to them. What is wrong with this definition?

    A.

    B.

    C.

    D.


11/13/2016 Take Test: UNIT 1 TEST – 2016FA­PHIL­1301­71429 Take Test: UNIT 1 TEST  Test Information Description Instructions Multiple Attempts Not allowed. This test can only be taken once. Force Completion Once started, this test must be completed in one sitting. Do not leave the test before clicking Save and Submit.  Question Completion Status: 1   2 17   18   3   4   5   19   20   21   6   7   22   23   8   24   9   25   10   11   12   13   14   15   16   Save All Answers Question 1   Save and Submit 6 points    Save Answer What is the difference in saying that something is pious because the gods love it and saying that the gods love something because it is pious? A. There is ultimately no difference B. The difference in saying that something is pious because the gods love it and saying that the gods love something because it is pious is that the first asserts that there is such a quality as the pious and it is because of this quality that the pious is loved. The second asserts that whatever the gods love is pious (i.e., that piety has no instrinsic quality). Under this definition, if the gods love suicide bombers, this would be pious. C. The difference in saying that something is pious because the gods love it and saying that the gods love something because it is pious is that the first asserts that whatever the gods love is pious (i.e., that piety has no intrinsic quality). Under this definition, if the gods love suicide bombers, this would be pious. The second asserts that there is such a quality as the pious and it is because of this quality that the pious is loved. D. None of the above Question 2 6 points    Save Answer Socrates' trial, conviction, and execution by the city of Athens for allegedly "corrupting the youth" suggests that A. Plato's Cave allegory reflects the truth about mankind's general antipathy to philosophy B. most people are not open­minded toward those who criticize their beliefs C. the "examined life" shall always remain the exclusive preserve of a small minority of individuals equipped with the mind, the courage, and the resolve to search for the truth D. most people cannot or will not shake their dependence on authoritative opinion E. All of the above Question 3 6 points    Saved https://dcccd.blackboard.com/webapps/assessment/take/launch.jsp?course_assessment_id=_579261_1&course_id=_119770_1&content_id=_8221071_1&step=… 1/7 11/13/2016 Take Test: UNIT 1 TEST – 2016FA­PHIL­1301­71429 Question 3 6 points    For Plato, the process whereby an individual leaves his or her state of ignorance will occur by A. being dragged out reluctantly and forced into the light of truth B. individually breaking loose of the chains of ignorance and bravely pursuing the truth on one's own C. conforming closely to what one has been raised to believe D. taking a leap of faith and embracing religion 6 points    Save Answer Question 4 In Plato's Allegory of the Cave, the Sun is to the shadows of the cave  A. as opinion is to knowledge  B. as emotion is to opinion C. as fantasy is to reality  D. as reality is to illusion 6 points    Save Answer Question 5 What is wrong with Euthyphro's second definition of the pious? A. It leads to a contradition B. It ignores that Zeus is the most just of the gods C. There is nothing wrong with Euthyphro's second definition of the pious D. None of the above 6 points    Save Answer Question 6 According to Plato's Allegory of the Cave, the puppeteers holding up objects whose shadows are cast onto the cave wall may represent each of the following EXCEPT: A. those who influence the way people understand the world around them B. law givers and founders of nations C. The philosophers who question, evaluate, and critically examine the authoritative opinions of their communities. D. None of the above Question 7 6 points    Save Answer Which of the following views does Euthyphro adhere to? A. The gods love a pious act because it is pious B. Piety is in the eye of the beholder C. A pious act is pious because the gods love it D. The gods love a pious act because it is rational https://dcccd.blackboard.com/webapps/assessment/take/launch.jsp?course_assessment_id=_579261_1&course_id=_119770_1&content_id=_8221071_1&step=… 2/7 11/13/2016 Take Test: UNIT 1 TEST – 2016FA­PHIL­1301­71429 6 points    Save Answer Question 8 If the betterment of the youth (i.e., education in the classical sense) requires a certain expertise, then A. it makes sense to argue that most everyone makes the youth worse B. it makes sense to argue that most everyone makes the youth better C. people who commit involuntary harm ought to be punished D. horse trainers can use their expert knowledge to teach human beings E. Knowledge of human nature is irrelevant 6 points    Save Answer Question 9 According to Plato's Allegory of the Cave, philosophy A. is hard work B. examines our most basic assumptions C. seeks to liberate us from "groupthink" D. allows us to distinguish reality from mere appearances E. All of the above 6 points    Save Answer Question 10 One thing Socrates does NOT say during his defense speech at his trial is that A. The wise man will not make judgments about other people, but respect all lifestyles equally, regardless of whether one lives an examined life or not.  B. Ever since childhood a little voice has warned me whenever I was about to be in danger. C. I will never stop philosophyzing D. Nobody knows whether death may not be the greatest good for a human being. E. The unexamined life is not worth living. 6 points    Save Answer Question 11 In the Allegory of the Cave, Socrates describes A. a group of people existing in ignorance at the bottom of a cave B. a group of philosophers enjoying themselves in the cave of ignorance C.  an individual finding the secrets of the universe in the bottom of a cave D. None of the above https://dcccd.blackboard.com/webapps/assessment/take/launch.jsp?course_assessment_id=_579261_1&course_id=_119770_1&content_id=_8221071_1&step=… 3/7 11/13/2016 Take Test: UNIT 1 TEST – 2016FA­PHIL­1301­71429 6 points    Question 12 Saved In response to a question from Socrates' friend Chaerephon, the oracle of Apollo at Delphi declared that A.  Socrates was fated to die a violent death B. The Athenians should declare war against Sparta C. No one was wiser than Socrates D. Socrates had failed to worship the traditional gods. 6 points    Save Answer Question 13 According to the Allegory of the Cave, the process of getting out of the cave is A. disorienting, painful, and gradual B. easy, fun, and quick C.  an act that curious humans do quite naturally on their own, without any compulsion D. none of the above Question 14 6 points    Save Answer Which of the following views does Socrates adhere to? A. The gods love a pious act because it is pious B. Piety is in the eye of the beholder C. A pious act is pious because the gods love it D. The gods love a pious act because it is gratifying Question 15 6 points    Save Answer What is wrong with Euthyphro's first definition of the pious? A. It is not a definition, but at best a mere example B. It is too abstract C. There is nothing wrong with Euthyphro's first definition of the pious D. None of the above Question 16 6 points    Save Answer Death, according to Socrates in the Apology, A. is deprivation of sensation B. leads directly to the afterlife C. is either an eternal dreamless sleep or a journey to another world D. invovles reincarnation into a new soul  https://dcccd.blackboard.com/webapps/assessment/take/launch.jsp?course_assessment_id=_579261_1&course_id=_119770_1&content_id=_8221071_1&step=… 4/7 11/13/2016 Take Test: UNIT 1 TEST – 2016FA­PHIL­1301­71429 Question 17 6 points    Save Answer Socrates sought to refute the Delphic Oracle's claim that no one was wiser than he because A. he believed it had to be false because Socrates knew that he knew nothing, and therefore could not be wise B. as an atheist, Socrates would never take seriously anything an oracle says. C. as a believer in the city's gods, Socrates did believe the oracle all along, but kept it to himself. D. all of the above 6 points    Question 18 Saved The main thing Socrates wants Euthyphro to teach him is A. why the gods quarrel B. what justice is C. what makes something pious D. what the many believe piety to be Question 19 6 points    Save Answer Socrates proposes that he be given free meals for life in the Prytaneum because A. he exhorts his fellow citizens to love themselves for who they are, even if they are ignorant and in need of instruction. B. he exhorts his fellow citizens to care for their souls by living the "examined life." C. his public refutations of political elites are so fun to watch D. he promotes tolerance and respect for all opinions, even the most ignorant ones Question 20 6 points    Save Answer As a result of his questioning of politicians, poets, and craftsmen, Socrates concluded that A. his own wisdom consisted in realizing that he was ignorant B. they knew far more than he did about the good, the just, and the beautiful C. everyone should pursue the occupation for which he or she is best suited D. they all had complete self­knowledge Question 21 6 points    Saved If all that is pious is just, but not all that is just is pious, what is the relation between justice and piety? A. Piety is a part of justice. The same relation would hold between native Texans and Americans when one says that all native Texans are Americans but not all Americans are native Texans. https://dcccd.blackboard.com/webapps/assessment/take/launch.jsp?course_assessment_id=_579261_1&course_id=_119770_1&content_id=_8221071_1&step=… 5/7 11/13/2016 Take Test: UNIT 1 TEST – 2016FA­PHIL­1301­71429 when one says that all native Texans are Americans but not all Americans are native Texans. B. Justice is a part of piety. The same relation would hold between native Texans and Americans when one says that all native Texans are Americans but not all Americans are native Texans. C. Piety and justice are really one and the same, so that all just actions are pious and all pious actions are just. D. Piety and justice are really opposites, because if a pious action is pious because the gods love it, and the gods love unjust actions (like Zeus swallowing his own sons), then piety and injustice go hand in hand. Question 22 6 points    Save Answer The penultimate paragraph of Plato's Myth of the Cave in your textbook suggests which of the following? A. we are all philosophers B.  universal enlightenment is an achievable goal C.  universal enlightenment is NOT an achievable goal D.  mankind is generally favorable to philosophy Question 23 “Human wisdom” (as opposed to “divine wisdom”) consists in  6 points    Saved 6 points    Saved 6 points    Saved A. self­knowledge, or awareness of ignorance B. technical skill C. comprehensive knowledge of the good, the just, and the beautiful  D. ignorance of ignorance Question 24 What is the goal of philosophy, according to Plato's Allegory of the Cave? A. Freedom B. Independence C. Truth D. All of the above Question 25 Euthyphro finally defines the pious, not as what is beneficial to the gods, but as what is pleasing to them. What is wrong with this definition? A. It makes more sense to define the pious as what is beneficial to the gods, rather than as what is pleasing to them. B. It returns us to the original difficulty. That quality or essence that is said to be pleasing to the gods is not per se defined by this fact. https://dcccd.blackboard.com/webapps/assessment/take/launch.jsp?course_assessment_id=_579261_1&course_id=_119770_1&content_id=_8221071_1&step=… 6/7 11/13/2016 Take Test: UNIT 1 TEST – 2016FA­PHIL­1301­71429 gods is not per se defined by this fact. C. It fails to account for the fact that the gods are only pleased by what is intrinsically just. D. There is nothing wrong with this final definition.  Save and Submit Click Save and Submit to save and submit. Click Save All Answers to save all answers. 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