Machiaveli

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Question 1

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The phrase “the end justifies the means” means that:

 

You should not evaluate a situation until it has come to an end.

 

Correct!

 

When you establish a goal as good, any way of getting to that goal is acceptable.

 

 

When you know what your goal is, you should make it clear to everyone what you mean.

 

 

Question 2

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In the case where a prince is faced with two fighting neighbors, what does Machiavelli counsel?

You Answered

 

Neutrality is a good policy when you do not fear either of the two sides.c. Neutrality is a good policy when you do not fear either of the two sides.

 

 

It is always better to remain neutral – you will not be regarded with suspicion by anybody.

 

Correct Answer

 

Neutrality is almost always a mistake – you are not regarded as a friend by either side, losing or winning.

 

 

Question 3

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In Chapter XVII, Machiavelli states that the prince should emulate the actions of which two animals?

 

The bear and the hawk.

 

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The lion and the fox.

 

 

The lion and the snake.

 

 

Question 4

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In Chapter XXI, Machiavelli argues that a prince should act:

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so that he builds a reputation of being a great man with superior insight

 

 

without drawing any attention to himself – he is more effective when he works in secret.

 

 

with little or no concern for how he is perceived – what his subjects think is irrelevant.

 

 

Question 5

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In Chapter XVIII, what, according to Machiavelli, should be the prince’s attitude toward keeping his word?

 

He should always keep his word – otherwise a reputation for dishonesty may bring him down.

 

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He should keep it when he can, but should not hesitate to break it if he believes he has to, to keep his state.

 

 

He should never keep his word – words are meaningless.

 

 

Question 6

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  1. In Chapter XXI, who does Machiavelli admire for creating a reputation of greatness which fascinated his subjects?

 

King ___________ of Spain.

Correct!

Correct Answers

Ferdinand

 

 

Question 7

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In Chapter XV, Machiavelli states that the prince who wishes to keep his authority in a hostile world “must learn how important it is to be a just ruler.”

You Answered

 

True

 

Correct Answer

 

False

 

 

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