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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Preoccupation with freedom is predominately a _____________ concept.
2. How does Greek drama, especially tragedy, credit women?
(a) With being responsible for developing the social consciousness of concern for personal freedom and independence.
(b) With being responsible for feeding the Greek population.
(c) With being responsible for building up the Greek population.
(d) With being responsible for guiding their men along the correct path.
3. What does the slave want?
(a) To be loved.
(b) To be free and an equal member of society.
(c) To be given the necessities of survival.
(d) To be given work.
4. How does agricultural production shift?
(a) Toward grain.
(b) Completely to grain.
(c) Somewhat away from grain.
(d) Completely away from grain.
5. By whom is society transformed?
(a) The middle class.
(b) The slaves.
(c) The upper class.
(d) The lower class.
6. Which of Aeschylus' plays does he cite?
(a) The Persians and The Suppliant Maidens.
(b) The Franks and the Beautiful Woman.
(c) The Saxons and the Handsome Midwife.
(d) The Romans and the Goddess Juno.
7. Why must one be aware of and concerned with the thoughts and opinions of the intellectuals?
(a) They are the wealthy aristocracy.
(b) They are the most intelligent.
(c) They affect the people of all levels of society.
(d) They are the writers of the time.
8. Slavery is more than just what kind of problem?
(a) In social status.
(b) In personal status.
(c) In legal status.
(d) In sovereignal status.
9. To what preoccupation among citizens does this lead?
(a) Regarding landownership.
(b) Regarding manual labor and working for others.
(c) Regarding the purchasing of slaves.
(d) Regarding the work of slaves.
10. What dictates mortal life?
(c) Decisions made by each individual.
11. What is not entirely correct regarding freedom and slavery?
(a) Defining them purely in terms of personal status.
(b) Defining them purely in terms of legal status.
(c) Defining them purely in terms of social status.
(d) Defining them without terms of legal status.
12. How does the ruling class find the majority of the population becoming?
(a) Economically and socially independent of it.
(b) Politically dependent on it.
(c) Economically and socially dependent on it.
(d) Politically independent of it.
13. Athens experiences how many results from the transition to a slave economy?
14. What kind of freedom is this, on a national level?
15. What kind of revolution is the fourth revolution, marked by the formation of social and moral sciences based on rationality?
(a) A freedom revolution.
(b) A social and philosophical revolution.
(c) An economic revolution.
(d) A political revolution.
Short Answer Questions
1. Each of the three is concerned with what issue?
2. What happens to these former slaves that become successful and prosperous?
3. To what does this expose the Greeks?
4. What does a second factor have to do with, which Patterson sees as "a strategic class error" (p. 65) because it results in a standard against which things can be measured?
5. Since the slave master's financial welfare depended on the slave, what did he have to do?
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