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  • 1. 

    In the famous painting of Aristotle and Plato which way is Arisotle pointing?

    • A.

      Upwards

    • B.

      Left

    • C.

      Downwards

    • D.

      Right

    • E.

      Straight ahead

    Correct Answer
    C. Downwards
    Explanation
    In the famous painting of Aristotle and Plato, Aristotle is pointing downwards. This can be inferred from the fact that Aristotle believed in empirical observation and the study of the physical world, while Plato believed in the world of ideas and forms. By pointing downwards, Aristotle symbolizes his focus on the material world and the importance of observation and experience.

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  • 2. 

    Which famous king did Aristotle teach?

    • A.

      Lynceus

    • B.

      William

    • C.

      Jedediah spingfield

    • D.

      Apis

    • E.

      Alexander

    Correct Answer
    E. Alexander
    Explanation
    Aristotle taught Alexander the Great, who was a famous king in ancient Greece. Alexander was a student of Aristotle and their teacher-student relationship is well-known in history. Alexander went on to become one of the most successful military leaders, conquering vast territories and establishing one of the largest empires in the world.

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  • 3. 

    What are one of  the three sorts of substance for your soul, according to Aristotle?

    • A.

      Potentiality

    • B.

      Thoughts

    • C.

      Dreams

    • D.

      Inhibition

    • E.

      Personality

    Correct Answer
    A. Potentiality
    Explanation
    According to Aristotle, one of the three sorts of substance for the soul is potentiality. Potentiality refers to the capacity or ability of the soul to develop and acquire certain characteristics or traits. It represents the inherent possibilities and capabilities that exist within the soul, which can be actualized through learning, experience, and self-development. Aristotle believed that the soul has the potential to develop virtues, knowledge, and moral excellence, and that the realization of this potentiality is essential for leading a fulfilling and virtuous life.

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  • 4. 

    What did the soul give a person?

    • A.

      Living forms

    • B.

      Personality

    • C.

      Presence

    • D.

      Actuality

    • E.

      Thought

    Correct Answer
    D. Actuality
    Explanation
    The soul gives a person actuality, meaning it brings their existence into reality. The other options, such as living forms, personality, presence, and thought, are all aspects that may be influenced or shaped by the soul, but actuality represents the core essence of one's being.

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  • 5. 

    What is the Nested Heirarchy of the souls functions?

    • A.

      Reproduction, thought and knowledge

    • B.

      Reproduction, perception and thought

    • C.

      Potentiality, perception and thought

    • D.

      Potentiality, perception and knowledge

    • E.

      Potentiality, perception and reproduction

    Correct Answer
    B. Reproduction, perception and thought
    Explanation
    The correct answer is reproduction, perception, and thought. In the context of the question, the nested hierarchy of the soul's functions refers to the order or arrangement of these functions within the soul. Reproduction is the most basic function, as it is essential for the continuation of life. Perception comes next, as it involves the ability to perceive and interpret sensory information from the environment. Finally, thought is the highest function, involving cognitive processes such as reasoning, problem-solving, and decision-making. This hierarchy suggests that reproduction forms the foundation for perception and thought to develop and thrive.

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  • 6. 

    What did Aristotle say about the soul when the body died?

    • A.

      It died with it

    • B.

      It left before the body died

    • C.

      The soul is immortal

    • D.

      The soul is used up and its energy given to the universe

    • E.

      The soul goes to never never land

    Correct Answer
    C. The soul is immortal
    Explanation
    Aristotle believed that the soul is immortal. According to his philosophy, the soul is the essence of a person and it continues to exist even after the body dies. This belief is in contrast to the idea that the soul dies with the body or that it is used up and its energy is given to the universe. Aristotle's view suggests that the soul has a separate existence and may go on to another realm or state after death.

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  • 7. 

    What is the lowest level of the soul?

    • A.

      Plants

    • B.

      Humans

    • C.

      Children

    • D.

      Animals

    • E.

      Micro-organisms

    Correct Answer
    A. Plants
    Explanation
    Plants are considered to be the lowest level of the soul because they are believed to have the most basic form of consciousness. Unlike humans, animals, or even micro-organisms, plants do not possess a nervous system or a brain. They rely on simple mechanisms such as photosynthesis and chemical signaling to respond to their environment. While they may exhibit some form of sensitivity and adaptation, it is considered to be at a much lower level compared to other living beings. Therefore, plants are considered to have the lowest level of the soul.

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  • 8. 

    What is the highest level of the soul?

    • A.

      Humans

    • B.

      Animals

    • C.

      Plants

    • D.

      Children

    • E.

      Micro-organisms

    Correct Answer
    A. Humans
    Explanation
    The highest level of the soul is believed to be in humans. This is because humans possess higher cognitive abilities, self-awareness, and the capacity for moral reasoning, which distinguishes them from animals, plants, children, and micro-organisms. Humans have the ability to reflect, make choices, and exhibit complex emotions and behaviors, indicating a higher level of consciousness and soul.

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  • 9. 

    Aristotle believed that the body developed before the soul. True or False?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    • C.

      Maybe

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    According to Aristotle, the body developed before the soul. This means that in his view, the physical body was formed before the spiritual or metaphysical essence of a person. Therefore, the correct answer is True.

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  • 10. 

    Where did Aristotle believe the Souls resting place is?

    • A.

      With the body

    • B.

      In heaven

    • C.

      In the world of the forms

    • D.

      At ben's play world

    • E.

      With God

    Correct Answer
    C. In the world of the forms
    Explanation
    Aristotle believed that the soul's resting place is in the world of the forms. In his philosophy, he argued that the soul is the essence of a living being and that it exists independently from the physical body. According to Aristotle, the world of the forms is a realm of perfect and eternal forms or ideas, separate from the physical world. He believed that the soul, being eternal and divine, belongs to this realm after death, where it can attain its highest potential and exist in a state of pure knowledge and contemplation.

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