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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. According to one man's advice, what should another man first consider when choosing a wife?
(a) Personality.
(b) Wealth.
(c) Appearance.
(d) Intelligence.

2. What was the reason for the Spartans' animal sacrifice?
(a) To celebrate.
(b) To serve as a warning.
(c) War.
(d) Bad weather.

3. What is an appeal for a military commander that is discussed in Book 2, Chapter 5?
(a) Making their city famous.
(b) Making a name for themselves.
(c) Making their unit famous.
(d) Making their enemies famous.

4. What caused the crisis of Phocis?
(a) A lack of laws.
(b) Their own behavior.
(c) The behavior of others.
(d) Too many laws.

5. Which goddess did the Spartans make an animal sacrifice for?
(a) Artemis.
(b) Athena.
(c) Aphrodite.
(d) Hera.

6. As depicted in Book 2, Chapter 5, what can the actions of one leader affect?
(a) Another leader.
(b) An entire country.
(c) An entire city.
(d) A particular law.

7. How weak did Jason think the King of Persia really was?
(a) He did not comment on the weakness.
(b) Not as weak as the opposition thought.
(c) Weaker than the opposition thought.
(d) Just as weak as the opposition thought.

8. Where is the location of the first event Xenophon recounts in Book 2, Chapter 5?
(a) Thira.
(b) Aegina.
(c) Ithaca.
(d) Delos.

9. Which city was giving Phocis the most trouble?
(a) Athens.
(b) Nemea.
(c) Thebes.
(d) Korinthos.

10. Based on Xenophon's explanation, what happened after the raid?
(a) Counter measures were prepared.
(b) A civil war began.
(c) Two cities surrendered.
(d) Nothing.

11. Where was the massacre Xenophon writes about committed?
(a) In a forest.
(b) In a large hall.
(c) In private.
(d) In public.

12. In ancient times, how was the opposition of people chosen?
(a) Religion.
(b) Personality.
(c) Status.
(d) Age.

13. What did the people of Phocis claim they would do if Sparta did not help them?
(a) Move from the city.
(b) Join forces with Sparta's enemy.
(c) Give in to their enemy's demands.
(d) Attack their enemy alone.

14. How important was knowing a person's ally leaders in the stories told by Xenophon?
(a) More important than knowing the enemy.
(b) Slightly less important than knowing the enemy.
(c) Much less important than knowing the enemy.
(d) Equal to knowing the enemy.

15. How was a military leader treated after a raid during the story?
(a) He was commended.
(b) He was questioned.
(c) He was exiled.
(d) He was removed from command.

Short Answer Questions

1. How did Athens use its main strength?

2. What was an animal sacrifice known as in some ancient cultures?

3. According to Jason, what condition were the Persians taught?

4. When did the Spartans make their animal sacrifice?

5. How are the events presented in the book in order to account for why certain things occurred?

(see the answer keys)

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