Gates of Fire Quiz | Eight Week Quiz C

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Book 2: Alexandros, Chapter 10 - 11.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who is Suicide?
(a) He is a fierce warrior from Syria.
(b) He is a farmer.
(c) He is a young fighter from Scythia.
(d) He is an old statesman who sits on the senate.

2. Who were the first soldiers to arrive at Thermopylae?
(a) The Persians were the first to arrive.
(b) The Spartan Rangers were first to arrive.
(c) The Spartan heavy infantry were first to arrive.
(d) The Thespians were the first to arrive.

3. 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.

4. By what warrior code are young Spartans raised?
(a) They are raised according to the code of Chivalry.
(b) They are raised according to the Lykurgan warrior code.
(c) They are raised according to the code of Hammurabi.
(d) They are raised according to Bushido.

5. What does agoge boua mean?
(a) Agoge boua means honorable death.
(b) Agoge boua means battle rage.
(c) Agoge boua means eight-nighter.
(d) Agoge boua means training platoon.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where does Bruxieus tell Xeones and Diomache to go?

2. What is the Antirhion army primarily composed of?

3. What does Leonidas do after the Antirhion king surrenders?

4. Where does the Spartan king march and fight, relative to the rest of his army?

5. Where do Xeones and Diomache separate?

(see the answer key)

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