1. The Poetics deals
primarily with what genre?
2. What is the term
for the consideration of natural ends in explaining phenomena?
3. The work we call Physics is
more properly described as what?
4. What is the term
for an argument used in rhetoric that could be reduced logically
to a syllogism?
5. What was the favorite
example that Aristotle returned to repeatedly in the Poetics?
6. According to Aristotle,
which of the following is not one of the six elements of the tragedy?
7. Which of Aristotle's
early works was inspired by the death of a friend?
8. In what capacity
did Callisthenes serve under Alexander?
9. Which Academy
colleague left with Aristotle after Plato's death and accompanied
him in some of his travels?
10. Which of the
following was not excluded from citizenship in the Politics?
11. Whose niece did
12. Who assumed leadership
of the Academy after Plato's death?
13. Which is not
one of the Four Causes?
14. For which subject
is Aristotle least known?
15. Psychologyn as
Aristotle understood itn meant the study of what element?
16. What is the most
basic kind of soul?
17. What did Aristotle
refer to metaphysics as?
18. According to
Aristotle, which pair of words is analogous to matter::form?
19. In the pursuit
of happiness, what is the highest form of pleasure for a human
being, according to Aristotle?
20. How does one
acquire virtue, according to Aristotle?
21. What is the primary
form of association?
22. What is the ultimate
form of association?
23. What was Aristotle's
attitude toward slavery?
24. Which of the
following terms means government by the few?
25. What was the
occupation of Aristotle's father?
26. Where did Aristotle
perform his early biology research?
27. What caused the
break between Aristotle and Alexander?
28. To where did
Aristotle withdraw after Alexander's death?
29. Where was Aristotle
30. Which book is
often criticized for being disorganized?
31. What was the
name of Aristotle's guardian after his parents' death?
32. Which state ruled
Greece for most of Aristotle's adult life?
33. Why did Aristotle
write dialogues early in his career?
34. How many children
did Aristotle have?
35. On which work
of Plato's is Eudemus largely based?
36. What friend of
Aristotle died after being tortured for information by the Persians?
37. What were members
of Aristotle's Lyceum known as?
38. What two works
are considered preliminary to Aristotle's logical treatises?
39. Which book is
not one of the four main treatises on natural science?
40. Which of the
following is one of the two central distinctions Aristotle draws
41. Which of the
following is concerned with existence itself?
42. In Book XII of
the Metaphysics, how many kinds of substances are
43. What are the
two imperishable entities?
44. The Unmoved Mover
must be which of the following?
45. What is the Greek
word for representation, as used in the Poetics?
46. In what year
was Aristotle invited to tutor Alexander?
47. How many times
did Aristotle marry?
48. Nicomachus was
the name of which of Aristotle's relations?
49. What did Aristotle
see as the central tension in ethical decisions?
50. What nephew of
Aristotle was executed by Alexander?
51. In what year
did Aristotle die?