WONDER #2439: Who Was Socrates?

Question 1 of 3

A friend of Socrates asked the _____________________ whether anyone in the world was wiser than Socrates.

  1. King of Athens
  2. Sphynx
  3. Greek Prophet
  4. Oracle at Delphi

Question 2 of 3

Which statement about Socrates is NOT true?

  1. At one point in his life, Socrates was a sculptor.
  2. Socrates had three sons.
  3. Socrates wrote the famous epic poem called The Iliad.
  4. Socrates was arrested and charged with impiety.

Question 3 of 3

What was the main idea of this Wonder?

  1. Plato and Xenophon wrote a lot about Socrates and his teachings.
  2. Socrates was an ancient Greek philosopher who many consider to be the father of Western philosophy.
  3. The Oracle at Delphi was very important to the people of ancient Greece.
  4. Questioning is the best way to learn.

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