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1.  Name the ancient philosopher who wrote "The Republic":
A. Eratosthenes B. Plato
C. Diophantus D. Eppipides

2.  After years of travel and study, Plato founded the Academy in:
A. 357 B.C. B. 367 B.C.
C. 377 B.C. D. 387 B.C.

3.  Who was the mentor of Plato?
A. Xenophon B. Aristotle
C. Socrates D. None of these

4.  _________ 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:
A. Plato B. Aristotle
C. Socrates D. None of these

5.  Who was the teacher of Plato?
A. Xenophon B. Aristotle
C. Socrates D. None of these

6.  Who was the student of Plato?
A. Xenophon B. Aristotle
C. Socrates D. None of these

7.  Along with his mentor, Socrates, and his student, Aristotle, helped to lay the foundations of Western philosophy and science:
A. Socrates B. Xenophon
C. Aristotle D. Plato

8.  Which student of Plato developed the system of concentric spheres that became the epicycles of the Ptolemaic astronomical system?
A. Socrates B. Xenophon
C. Aristotle D. Eudoxus

9.  Eudoxus was born in:
A. Sparta B. Stagira
C. Athens D. Cnidus Peninsula

10.  Who said "Dictatorship naturally arises out of democracy, and the most aggravated form of tyranny and slavery out of the most extreme liberty:"
A. Eratosthenes B. Plato
C. Diophantus D. Eppipides




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