What Do You Know About Epicureanism As A Philosophy?

10 Questions

Settings
Please wait...
What Do You Know About Epicureanism As A Philosophy?

Epicureanism is a system of philosophy that was founded by Epicurus, one of the most influential philosophers of all time. How much do you know about this system of philosophy? Find out by taking this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was the Epicurus school in Athens first named?
    • A. 

      Inn

    • B. 

      Garden

    • C. 

      House

    • D. 

      Philos

  • 2. 
    What does Epicureanism emphasize about gods?
    • A. 

      Withdrawal

    • B. 

      Reality

    • C. 

      Neutrality

    • D. 

      Belief

  • 3. 
    Epicureanism states that matter and souls are all made up of?
    • A. 

      Volume

    • B. 

      Space

    • C. 

      Atoms

    • D. 

      Spirit

  • 4. 
    The argument that God is omnipotent, God is good, but Evil exists is?
    • A. 

      Proponent

    • B. 

      Real

    • C. 

      Logic

    • D. 

      Trilemma

  • 5. 
    Epicureanism rejects one of these.
    • A. 

      Indication

    • B. 

      Revolution

    • C. 

      Mysticism

    • D. 

      Abolishment

  • 6. 
    One of the key maxims of Epicureanism is?
    • A. 

      Do right

    • B. 

      Live unknown

    • C. 

      Live right

    • D. 

      Know yourself

  • 7. 
    Epicureanism proposes that gods live in empty spaces between worlds in the vastness of infinite space known as?
    • A. 

      Metakosmia

    • B. 

      Apolia

    • C. 

      Cosmo

    • D. 

      Planet

  • 8. 
    Epicurus referred to life as a?
    • A. 

      Grand state

    • B. 

      Beautiful creation

    • C. 

      Bitter gift

    • D. 

      Beginning

  • 9. 
    In Dante's Divine Comedy, the flaming tombs of the Epicureans are located within the?
    • A. 

      Heaven gates

    • B. 

      Sixth circle of hell

    • C. 

      Universe

    • D. 

      Planets

  • 10. 
    Epicurus proposes that all tangible things are?
    • A. 

      Logic

    • B. 

      Open

    • C. 

      Real

    • D. 

      Sure