The Ultimate
The Republic
Book Quiz

Question 1 of 15

How many books are there in "The Republic"?

  • 10
  • 5
  • 9
  • 7

Question 2 of 15

What does the myth of Er speak of?

  • A soul after death
  • A foolish king
  • A heavenly apparition
  • A tragic love story

Question 3 of 15

Who does the author banish?

  • Poets
  • Writers
  • Doctors
  • Artists

Question 4 of 15

What does the author argue in Book IX?

  • It is desirable to be just
  • It is desirable to be smart
  • It is desirable to be a judge
  • It is desirable to want justice

Question 5 of 15

What is the ultimate understanding for the Forms?

  • The Form of the Good
  • The Form of the Righteus
  • The Form of the Knowledgeable
  • The Form of the Everlasting

Question 6 of 15

Whose minds are trained to understand the Forms?

  • Philosophers
  • Educators
  • Scientists
  • Priests

Question 7 of 15

How does the author explain his theory of Forms?

  • In analogies
  • In a monologue
  • In allegories
  • In metaphors

Question 8 of 15

How many realms does the author believe the world is divided into?

  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

Question 9 of 15

What are rulers?

  • Philospher kings
  • Philanthropy kings
  • Philospher geniuses
  • Philospher proponents

Question 10 of 15

In a "just individual", which part of the soul rules?

  • Rational
  • Spirited
  • Appetitive
  • Adventerous

Question 11 of 15

How many parts of a soul does the author believe there are?

  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6

Question 12 of 15

Justice is a principle of ______________.

  • Specilization
  • Government
  • Individuality
  • Progress

Question 13 of 15

What is NOT a class of people in the author's idea of an "ideal society"?

  • Protectors
  • Producers
  • Auxilliaries
  • Guardians

Question 14 of 15

What is the main point of "The Republic"?

  • To define justice
  • To define peace
  • To define war
  • To define trust

Question 15 of 15

Who wrote "The Republic"?

  • Plato
  • Aristotle
  • Sophocles
  • Shakespeare

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