Gates of Fire Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Book 2: Alexandros, Chapter 8 - 9.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is exoterike harmoniea?
(a) Exoterike harmoniea is a state of union with one's fellows.
(b) Exoterike harmoniea is a state of self composure attained through the control of fear.
(c) Exoterike harmoniea is a composition dedicated to the gods.
(d) Exoterike harmoniea is the musical harmony of a multistringed instrument.

2. 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 Darning Needle.
(c) Each Spartan soldier goes into battle with at least one horse.
(d) Each Spartan soldier goes into battle with at least one spear.

3. What does Xeones become in the Spartan army?
(a) He becomes a spearman.
(b) He becomes a general.
(c) He becomes a swordsman.
(d) He becomes an archer.

4. What does Apollo tell Xeones about the spear in his vision?
(a) Apollo tells Xeones that he will be killed by with a spear.
(b) Apollo tells Xeones that the spear is a great weapon.
(c) Apollo tells Xeones that the spear will be the salvation of Sparta.
(d) Apollo tells Xeones that the spear is an inelegant weapon.

5. How old is Xeones when he flees the destruction of his home?
(a) He is twelve.
(b) He is nine.
(c) He is in his middle teens.
(d) He is eighteen.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the Egyptian tell the Spartans about the Persian invasion?

2. How many sons has Arete born Dienekes?

3. What do the Spartans call their science of fear discipline?

4. What do the people of Sparta sing as the soldiers march off to war?

5. What does agoge boua mean?

(see the answer key)

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