The Prince Overview Quiz

The Prince Overview Quiz

Created by Jamie Wheeler

eNotes' The Prince Overview Quiz covers all there is to know about Machiavelli's influential political treatise. Test your knowledge of this prominent work with the questions below.

  • Question 1

    What metaphor does Machiavelli use to describe the power of fate?

  • Question 2

    Which of the following should be a prince's greatest concern?

  • Question 3

    When should cruelty be used?

  • Question 4

    Regarding the military, how does Machiavelli feel about mercenaries?

  • Question 5

    When coming into a newly acquired territory, what should a prince leave in place?

  • Question 6

    What does Machiavelli say is the only thing a prince owes his subjects?

  • Question 7

    Machiavelli believes that humans are basically...

  • Question 8

    Machiavelli feels that controlling hereditary states is

  • Question 9

    Machiavelli argues that fate controls half of our lives. What dominates the other half?

  • Question 10

    What sort of ruler does Machiavelli say he favors?

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