Gates of Fire Quiz | One Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Book 6: Dienekes, Chapter 24 - 29.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In Chapter 29, what does Xeones say is the only thing a man really wants?
(a) He says that all a man wants is to live.
(b) He says that all a man wants is to die with honor.
(c) He says that all a man wants is wealth.
(d) He says that all a man wants is a good woman.

2. In Chapter 9, who dies on the final night of the training exercise?
(a) Dekton dies on the final night.
(b) Rooster dies on the final night.
(c) Hermion dies on the final night.
(d) Alexandros dies on the final night.

3. How is Rooster related to Dienekes?
(a) Rooster is his brother's bastard son.
(b) Rooster is not related to Dienekes.
(c) Rooster is his son.
(d) Rooster is his friend.

4. How many children does Xeones father?
(a) He has two daughters.
(b) He has two sons.
(c) He has a son and a daughter.
(d) He only has one child, a son.

5. What nation is the second to assault the Greeks?
(a) The Egyptians are the second group sent by the Persians.
(b) The Medes are the second group sent by the Persians.
(c) The Sacae are the second group sent by the Persians.
(d) The Armenians are the second group sent by the Persians.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the Oracle of Apollo at Delphi tell the Athenians to do about the Persian invasion?

2. What is Hermion's nickname?

3. How does Rooster originally feel about Alexandros?

4. Who is Dienekes' squire?

5. Other than Ball Player and the dog, who is the other volunteer?

(see the answer key)

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