What Do You Know About Socrates?

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What Do You Know About Socrates? - Quiz

Socrates was generally known as a man who mightily turned the heart of the youths and a philosopher. Try out this short quiz and see how well you know Socrates.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Socrates was the founder of:
    • A. 

      Modern philosophy

    • B. 

      Ancient philosophy

    • C. 

      Psychology

    • D. 

      Western philosophy

  • 2. 
    Who was Socrates best disciple?
    • A. 

      Xenophon

    • B. 

      Plato

    • C. 

      Aristophanes

    • D. 

      None

  • 3. 
    How did Socrates die?
    • A. 

      Murder

    • B. 

      Suicide

    • C. 

      Sentenced to death by poisoning

    • D. 

      Peacefully with age

  • 4. 
    Socrates was accused of the following crimes except:
    • A. 

      Guilty of corrupting the young

    • B. 

      Being a natural philosopher

    • C. 

      Not believing in the gods of the city

    • D. 

      Turning the hearts of the citizens against the authorities

  • 5. 
    A style of education involving a conversation in which a student is asked to question his assumptions is called:
    • A. 

      Socratic education

    • B. 

      Socratic philosophy

    • C. 

      Socratic movement

    • D. 

      Socratic method

  • 6. 
    All these were created by Socrates except:
    • A. 

      Socratic Irony

    • B. 

      Dialectic method

    • C. 

      Socratic Method

    • D. 

      None

  • 7. 
    Socrates was also known to be a:
    • A. 

      Socialist

    • B. 

      Politician

    • C. 

      Logician

    • D. 

      Sculptor

  • 8. 
    Which of these is not a Socratic Paradox?
    • A. 

      No one deserves Evil

    • B. 

      Virtue is sufficient for happiness

    • C. 

      No one errs knowingly

    • D. 

      Life does not give what you deserve

  • 9. 
    Socrates believed that wrong doings ensues from:
    • A. 

      Lack of virtue

    • B. 

      Thought

    • C. 

      Will

    • D. 

      Ignorance

  • 10. 
    10. When did Socrates die?
    • A. 

      414 BC

    • B. 

      335 BC

    • C. 

      399 BC

    • D. 

      465 BC

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