Political Science-[FPSC-U.S A. CSS]/Political Science PLATO Sample Test,Sample questions

Question:
  A pupil of Platos great student who developed the system of concentric spheres borrowed by Ptolemy was this man who advanced the system of epicycles adding an additional seven laying the final groundwork for the system adopted by Aristotle and Ptolemy Who was he?

1.Eratosthenes

2.Callipus

3.Diophantus

4.Eppipides

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Question:
  Above the entrance to his Academy was the following quote let none who has not learned ______ enter here. What goes in the blank:

1.Physics

2.Geometry

3.Astronomy

4.Arithmetic

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Question:
  According to Paltos Phaedo what was Socrates demeanor in his cell as he awaited his pending execution?

1.Extremely afraid

2.Angered by the injustice of his sentence

3.Pleasant calm and resigned to his fate

4.Saddened and depressed

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Question:
  Eudoxus was a great influence on:

1.Euclid

2.Ptolemy

3.Both (a) & (b)

4.None of these

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Question:
  In Platos Crito Crito tries unsuccessfully to convince Socrates to do which of the following things?

1.Become the new king of Athens

2.Renounce his philosophy

3.Urge the masses to rise up in revolt

4.Flee from Athens

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Question:
  In Platos The Republic who does Socrates suggest should rule over society?

1. The military

2.Nobody; no man should

3.An elected parliament

4.An elite group of philosopherkings

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Question:
  Platos writings mostly take the form of _______  in which knowledge is revealed as two characters ask and answer questions of each other:

1.Dialogues

2.Apology

3.Both (a) & (b)

4.None of these

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Question:
  What Plato Said book was written by:

1.A.E. Taylor

2.Paul Shorey

3.Jacob A. Kline

4. G. Vlastos

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Question:
  What was name of Platos father?

1.Ariston

2.Perictione

3.Xenophon

4.None of these

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Question:
  Which of Platos works describes the trial of Socrates and Socrates defense against charges that he was corrupting the youth of Athens?

1.Crito

2.Meno

3.The Apology

4.Timaeus

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Question:
  _______ is one of the big three in ancient Greek philosopher along with Aristotle and Socrates:

1.Eratosthenes

2.Plato

3.Diophantus

4.Eppipides

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Question:
 A Commentary on Platos Meno book was written by:

1.Paul Shorey

2.Jacob A. Kline

3. G. Vlastos

4.A.E. Taylor

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Question:
 After years of travel and study Plato founded the Academy in:

1.357 B.C.

2.367 B.C.

3.377 B.C.

4.387 B.C.

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Question:
 Aside from developing the system of concentric spheres upon which the epicyclic Ptolemaic arrangement of the solar system was based what other remarkable achievement was made by this great follower of Plato?

1.He first suggested that the solar system was sun-centered

2.He read all of Aristotles work straight through without falling asleep

3.He estimated the diameter and the circumference of the Earth accurately to within 1 mile

4.He estimated the solar year to be 365 days and six hours long

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Question:
 Eudoxus was born in:

1.Sparta

2.Stagira

3.Athens

4.Cnidus Peninsula

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Question:
 In The Symposium what Greek playwright suggests that all human beings are seeking their missing other halves?

1.Aristophanes

2.Aeschylus

3.Sophocles

4.Euripides

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Question:
 Menaechmus was a pupil of:

1.Eudoxus

2.Callipus

3.Perga

4.Appollonius

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Question:
 Plato established an important method which has been passed down through the ages. That is that when one has a problem that has already been solved one can work backwards from it until a statement can be reached of which the veracity has already been determined. In other words a method of attaining proofs. In which of his works was this method established?

1.Politicus

2.Meno

3.Protagoras

4.Phaedo

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Question:
 Plato was born in:

1.427 B.C.

2.437 B.C.

3.417 B.C.

4.327 B.C.

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Question:
 Which of Platos works describes the trial of Socrates and Socrates defense against charges that he was corrupting the youth of Athens?

1.Crito

2.Meno

3.The Apology

4.Timaeus

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Question:
 Which work of Platos was most influenced by the mystical-scientificideas of the pythagoreans?

1.Crito

2.Apology

3.Chermides

4.Timaeus

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Question:
Along with his mentor Socrates and his student Aristotle helped to lay the foundations of Western philosophy and science:

1.Socrates

2.Xenophon

3.Aristotle

4.Plato

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Question:
Along with his mentor Socrates and his student Aristotle helped to lay the foundations of Western philosophy and science:

1.Socrates

2.Xenophon

3.Aristotle

4.Plato

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Question:
Another individual from the Platonic school he initiated the study of conic sections - the hyperbola the parabola and the ellipse. Who was he?

1.Menaechmus

2.Pedanius

3.Asclepiades

4.Alcmaeon

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Question:
he Platonic bodies which Plato describes in his most scientific work (mentioned in the previous question) can best be characterized as what?

1.Linear Structures

2.Biological Systems

3.Astronomical Phenomenae

4.Regular Solids

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Question:
In The Symposium what Greek playwright suggests that all human beings are seeking their missing other halves?

1.Aristophanes

2.Aeschylus

3.Sophocles

4.Euripides

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Question:
In which Greek city was Plato born?

1.Sparta

2.Stagira

3.Athens

4.None of these

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Question:
In which Greek city was Plato died?

1.Sparta

2.Stagira

3.Athens

4.None of these

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Question:
Name the ancient philosopher who wrote The Republic:

1.Eratosthenes

2.Plato

3.Diophantus

4.Eppipides

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Question:
Plato and his most esteemed student Aristotle both appear in the painting The School of Athens by which Renaissance masster?

1.Michaelangelo

2.Raphael

3.Leonardo da Vinci

4.Titian

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Question:
Plato died at the age of:

1.76 years

2.78 years

3.79 years

4.80 years

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Question:
Plato died in:

1.337 B.C.

2.357 B.C.

3.327 B.C.

4.347 B.C.

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Question:
Plato The Man and His Work book was written by:

1.A.E. Taylor

2.Paul Shorey

3.Jacob A. Kline

4. G. Vlastos

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Question:
Platonic Studies book was written by:

1.Jacob A. Kline

2. G. Vlastos

3.Paul Shorey

4.A.E. Taylor

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Question:
Platos writings mostly take the form of _______ in which knowledge is revealed as two characters ask and answer questions of each other:

1.Dialogues

2.Apology

3.Both (a) & (b)

4.None of these

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Question:
What is the primary subject of Socrates dialogues with Thaetetus?

1.The nature of human knowledge

2.Whether or not God exists

3.The best form of civic government

4.The origin of the universe

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Question:
What is the subject of Platos The Symposium?

1.War

2.Love

3.Death

4.Justice

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Question:
what was name of Platos mother?

1.Ariston

2.Perictione

3.Xenophon

4.None of these

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Question:
Which Platonic disciple suggested that the Earth turns on its axis every 24 hours and that the solar system might be heliocentric? 

1.Herophilus

2.Heracleides

3.Hero

4.Erasistratus

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Question:
Which student of Plato developed the system of concentric spheres that became the epicycles of the Ptolemaic astronomical system?

1.Socrates

2.Xenophon

3.Aristotle

4.Eudoxus

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Question:
Which subject does Socrates discuss in Euthyphro?

1.Piety and our duties toward the gods

2.The need to discipline children properly

3.The purpose of art and music

4. How to determine if a war is just

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Question:
Who said Democracy is a charming form of government full of variety and disorder and dispensing a sort of equality to equals and unequal alike:

1.Eratosthenes

2.Plato

3.Diophantus

4.Eppipides

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Question:
Who said Dictatorship naturally arises out of democracy and the most aggravated form of tyranny and slavery out of the most extreme liberty:

1. Eratosthenes

2.Plato

3.Diophantus

4.Eppipides

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Question:
Who said He who is of a calm and happy nature willhardly feel the pressure of age but to him who is of an opposite disposition youth and age are equally a burden:

1. Eratosthenes

2.Plato

3.Diophantus

4.Eppipides

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Question:
Who said Old age has a great sense of calm and freedom. When the passions have relaxed their hold and have escaped not from one master but from many:

1.Eratosthenes

2.Plato

3.Diophantus

4.Eppipides

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Question:
Who said These then will be some of the features of democracy .... It will be in all likelihood an agreeable lawless parti-colored common wealth dealing with all alike on a footing of equality whether they be really equal or not:

1.Eratosthenes

2.Plato

3.Diophantus

4.Eppipides

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Question:
Who said Whatever deceives men seems to produce a magical enchantment:

1.Eratosthenes

2.Plato

3.Diophantus

4.Eppipides

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Question:
Who was the mentor of Plato?

1.Xenophon

2.Aristotle

3.Socrates

4.None of these

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Question:
Who was the student of Plato?

1.Xenophon

2.Aristotle

3.Socrates

4.None of these

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Question:
Who was the teacher of Plato?

1.Xenophon

2.Aristotle

3.Socrates

4.None of these

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Question:
_______ argues that the wrong types of literature and music can corrupt the youth of Greece and must therefore be strictly controlled:

1.Xenophon

2.Aristotle

3.Socrates

4.None of these

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Question:
_________ was a Classical Greek philosopher mathematician writer of philosophical dialogues and founder of the Academy in Athens the first Institution of higher learning in the Western world:

1.Plato

2.Aristotle

3.Socrates

4.None of these

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