2.At the beginning of the Apology, Socrates states that he must first defend himself against his first accusers. Which of the following accusations did they make?a.Socrates studies the things in the sky and beneath the earth (i.e., natural science: astronomy and geology)b.Socrates makes the weaker argument the stronger.c.Socrates teaches all of the above to others (especially the youth of Athens)d.All of the above
3.In response to a question from Socrates’ friend Chaerephon, the oracle of Apollo at Delphi declared that
4.As a result of his questioning of politicians, poets, and craftsmen, Socrates concluded that
5.If the betterment of the youth (i.e., education in its classical sense) requires a certain expertise, then
6.The charge of atheism leveled at Socrates A) allows Socrates to deflect attention away from the charge of not believing in the city’s gods.B) is part of Meletus’ brilliant prosecutorial strategy to expose Socrates’ godlessness. C) is inconsistent with the original indictment against Socrates.D) is supported by eye-witness testimony.E) Both A and C.
7. Socrates states that he has never taken part in politics because