Do You Know Zeno Of Citium?

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Do You Know Zeno Of Citium? - Quiz

What do you know about this brainy philosopher from way way back? Are grounded are you in the knowledge of great philosophers? Take this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Zeno was born in

    • A.

      Kition

    • B.

      Samosa

    • C.

      Philo

    • D.

      Egypt

    Correct Answer
    A. Kition
    Explanation
    Zeno was born in Kition.

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  • 2. 

    In history, Zeno of Citium was known to have died in

    • A.

      Egypt

    • B.

      Yemen

    • C.

      Athens

    • D.

      India

    Correct Answer
    C. Athens
    Explanation
    Zeno of Citium, a Greek philosopher and the founder of the Stoic school of philosophy, is known to have died in Athens. Athens was the center of intellectual and philosophical activity during that time, and Zeno's death in Athens is consistent with his association with the city and his active participation in philosophical discussions and teachings there.

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  • 3. 

    Zeno of Citium studied in which of these schools?

    • A.

      Royal Academy

    • B.

      Platonic Academy

    • C.

      School of Elites

    • D.

      College

    Correct Answer
    B. Platonic Academy
    Explanation
    Zeno of Citium studied at the Platonic Academy. The Platonic Academy was a school founded by Plato in Athens, Greece. It was one of the most influential philosophical schools in ancient Greece and attracted many students, including Zeno of Citium. The academy focused on the teachings of Plato, exploring topics such as metaphysics, ethics, and epistemology. Zeno of Citium went on to become the founder of Stoicism, a philosophical school that emphasized virtue, reason, and the acceptance of fate.

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  • 4. 

    Zeno is known as the founder of

    • A.

      Ruling

    • B.

      Freedom

    • C.

      Stoicism

    • D.

      Kingship

    Correct Answer
    C. Stoicism
    Explanation
    Zeno is known as the founder of stoicism. Stoicism is a philosophical school that originated in ancient Greece. It teaches that the path to happiness and fulfillment is found through accepting and living in accordance with nature, and by cultivating virtues such as wisdom, courage, and self-control. Zeno of Citium, a Greek philosopher, established stoicism as a formal philosophy in the early 3rd century BC, and his teachings had a significant influence on subsequent generations of philosophers.

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  • 5. 

    Zeno was influenced by

    • A.

      Plato

    • B.

      Ignacios

    • C.

      Arti

    • D.

      Gonoces

    Correct Answer
    A. Plato
    Explanation
    Zeno, a Greek philosopher, was influenced by Plato. Plato was one of the most important philosophers in ancient Greece and was the teacher of Aristotle, who in turn was the teacher of Zeno. Plato's ideas and teachings, particularly his theory of Forms and his emphasis on reason and intellectual pursuits, had a significant impact on Zeno's philosophical development. Zeno's own philosophical school, Stoicism, shared some similarities with Plato's ideas, such as the belief in the existence of universal truths and the importance of virtue. Therefore, it is reasonable to conclude that Zeno was influenced by Plato.

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  • 6. 

    He was also influenced by

    • A.

      Alado

    • B.

      Stilpo

    • C.

      Leo

    • D.

      Indra

    Correct Answer
    B. Stilpo
    Explanation
    The given answer, Stilpo, is a possible influence on the person mentioned in the question. Stilpo was a philosopher in ancient Greece who was known for his teachings on ethics and logic. He was a student of Megarian philosophy and had a significant impact on the development of Stoicism. Stilpo's ideas and teachings may have played a role in shaping the beliefs and thoughts of the person mentioned in the question.

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  • 7. 

    History recorded Zeno to have been born in

    • A.

      336 bce

    • B.

      301 bce

    • C.

      342 bce

    • D.

      300 bce

    Correct Answer
    A. 336 bce
    Explanation
    Zeno was recorded to have been born in 336 BCE.

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  • 8. 

    Zeno was known to have influenced

    • A.

      Leo

    • B.

      Plato

    • C.

      Chrysippus

    • D.

      Alberto

    Correct Answer
    C. Chrysippus
    Explanation
    Chrysippus was influenced by Zeno.

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  • 9. 

    He also influenced

    • A.

      Neo

    • B.

      Randero

    • C.

      Cleanthes

    • D.

      Avio

    Correct Answer
    C. Cleanthes
    Explanation
    Cleanthes was influenced by the person mentioned in the question.

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  • 10. 

    Zeno was also known as a

    • A.

      Reformer

    • B.

      Plato reformer

    • C.

      Hellenistic thinker

    • D.

      Stone Ageist

    Correct Answer
    C. Hellenistic thinker
    Explanation
    Zeno being referred to as a Hellenistic thinker is the correct answer because he was a philosopher who lived during the Hellenistic period, which was a time of great intellectual and cultural development in ancient Greece. As the founder of Stoicism, Zeno's philosophical ideas and teachings were influential during this period and continue to be studied and appreciated today. The other options, such as "reformer" or "Plato reformer," do not accurately describe Zeno's role or contributions in the same way that "Hellenistic thinker" does.

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