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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who suggests the the King should be surrounded by bodyguards on his walk?
(d) The Queen
2. How many soldiers are rumored to be in the Persian army that Leonidas is planning on fighting?
(a) Very few
3. Leonidas believes he has brought more ____________ than anyone else.
(b) Brave ones
(c) Truthful men
4. For how many days have the men been marching to arrive at their location?
5. What does the boy return to Sparta wrapped in so as to show his victory?
(c) Wolf pelt
(d) A robe of leaves
Short Answer Questions
1. The men are wearing heavy __________ helmets as they are marching to meet their enemy.
2. The men at the beginning of this graphic novel are marching from where?
3. What does Leonidas ask of the soldiers in the Arcadian Greek army in order to refute others who criticize his army?
4. Which soldier succumbs to the heat, growing dizzy and stumbling around?
5. What is the year in the only dates frame in this first chapter?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the object of the march of the soldiers in the beginning of this manuscript?
2. What do the Greeks exult over when they reach the Hot Gates during the violent storm?
3. What is one of the reasons why Leonidas refuses to send the sign of subjugation to the Persian king?
4. Why is Daxos disappointed with Leonidas when he sees him marching toward his own group of troops?
5. What does Leonidas have to do prior to beginning a full scale military expedition, according to Spartan law?
6. What kind of instrument is being played by a man at the beginning of the troops?
7. What happens to Stelios as he marches in the weather at the beginning of the novel?
8. Describe the weather conditions for the soldiers as they have marched during the beginning of this story.
9. What do the soldiers in the beginning of the novel wear as they match to battle?
10. What does King Leonidas order Stelios to do with the captain that has been beaten senselessly?
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