The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli! Book Trivia Questions Quiz

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The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli! Book Trivia Questions Quiz

This is a book trivia quiz that is based on the Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli. Have you had time to read it? It is a captivating read that tells us of how different leaderships get different results and how it can be a burden to those in power as what they do won’t always be seen positively. Get to review the book through this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Machiavelli states that a prince must know how to do evil.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Machiavelli states that a prince can benefit from using wrong against his people. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Machiavelli states that a prince never needs to worry about anyone finding him to have bad qualities.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    According to "The Prince," virtues and vices can get a prince the power he needs in order to keep his position. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Machiavelli suggests that a virtue can cause a prince to lose his state. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Machiavelli states that vices should be avoided because they will always lead to the prince losing his state. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Machiavelli challenges the prince, stating that if he is wise he will not fear having the reputation of being mean.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The goal of the prince should be which of the following?
    • A. 

      Reproach with hatred

    • B. 

      Reproach without hatred

  • 9. 
    Which does Machiavelli say a prince should want to be?
    • A. 

      Feared rather than loved.

    • B. 

      Loved rather than feared

  • 10. 
    What was the great downfall of the man known as Scipio?
    • A. 

      He was too harsh to his soldiers

    • B. 

      He was too permissive with his soldiers

    • C. 

      He stole from the prince

  • 11. 
    What does Machiavelli state about the faith of the prince?
    • A. 

      A prince does not need to have faith, but he should appear to have faith.

    • B. 

      A prince should be a loyal Christian and giver to the church

  • 12. 
    Which of the following does a prince NOT need to appear to have?
    • A. 

      Faithfulness

    • B. 

      Mercy

    • C. 

      Wealth

    • D. 

      Uprightness