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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 refused to give up Ephialtes, which led to his being saved from death?
2. Who is the misshapen and hunchbacked man who approaches the Spartans?
3. Ephialtes is still angered by Leonidas' absolute ________________.
4. A Persian ____________ travels toward the Greek camp in order to speak with Leonidas
5. What does Ephialtes do when he hears he cannot be a part of the Spartan resistance?
(a) Kills Leonidas
(b) Argues with Leonidas
(d) Flings himself over the precipice
Short Answer Questions
1. What was Ephialtes thought to have died from before?
2. As a result of his deformity, Ephialtes, Leonidas tells him he can not be a part of the ___________.
3. Who staggers into the Spartan camp, which surprises everyone who sees him?
4. What does Ephialtes reveal to Leonidas as a way to circumvent the Hot Gates?
5. What is the Persian visitor traveling on as they enter into the Greek camp?
Short Essay Questions
1. What formation does Leonidas command once he realizes the camels might prove problematic in battle?
2. What does Leonidas see as a major flaw in King Xerxes?
3. What is the advantage of fighting at the Hot Gates for the Spartans or for any army that uses this location?
4. What do the Spartans do with the Persian corpses from their battle in order to intimidate others, it seems?
5. What is the Persian Ambassador worried about when he approaches camp?
6. What has Ephialtes taken from his father and brought with him as he sought the Spartan forces?
7. What ensures no man in the Spartan army will falter or flee, according to the story?
8. What has happened to the missing Persian scouting group?
9. After the initial assault of the Persians is defeated, what do the Persians do next to the Spartans?
10. What does King Xerxes offer to Leonidas when he comes into the camp the evening after battle?
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