Gates of Fire Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Book 1: Xerxes, Chapter 5 - 7.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does Xeones describe Dienekes?
(a) He describes him as a young warrior, inexperienced in battle, but fierce and strong.
(b) He describes him as a great hero.
(c) He describes him as a warrior over forty-years-old who carries wounds from many battles.
(d) He describes him as a silly old man, full of outdated ideas.

2. What does the Egyptian tell the Spartans about the Persian invasion?
(a) He tells them that the Persians would be easily defeated while still at sea.
(b) He tells them to never surrender.
(c) He tells them to join Xerxes voluntarily like the Egyptians did.
(d) He tells them that Xerxes will slaughter them regardless of what they do.

3. As Chapter 2 opens, what does Xeones say that the word Thermopylae means?
(a) It is Greek for "hot springs".
(b) It is Greek for "spa".
(c) It is Egyptian profanity.
(d) It is Greek for "hot gates".

4. What is the name of the city-state where Xeones is from?
(a) Xeones is from in Astakos.
(b) Xeones is from in Sparta.
(c) Xeones is from a country farm in Akarnania, not a city-state.
(d) Xeones is from in Athens.

5. According to Xeones, each Spartan soldier goes into battle with at least one what?
(a) Each Spartan soldier goes into battle with at least one helot.
(b) Each Spartan soldier goes into battle with at least one horse.
(c) Each Spartan soldier goes into battle with at least one Darning Needle.
(d) Each Spartan soldier goes into battle with at least one spear.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is Suicide?

2. What is Xeones trying to steal when he is caught?

3. What happens to the parents of Xeones?

4. Who is Diomache?

5. What kind of story does Xerxes want to hear in chapter one?

(see the answer key)

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