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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. On his way to Antioch in section XV, Julian stops in cities along the way and visits:
(a) Temples to the Hellenistic gods.
(b) The sacred river.
(c) Groups of philosophers.
(d) Museums, libraries and theaters.
2. After reading Julian's journal, Priscus learns that Julian:
(a) Never wants to become emperor in the first place.
(b) Is angry and frustrated by his general's lack of support.
(c) Considers suicide as a way of ending his dilemma.
(d) Wrestles with religious doubts.
3. Salatius warns Julian that the troops are singing a song about:
(a) The beautiful, desirable women of Persia.
(b) Returning home without him.
(c) His deaf-mute servant.
(d) The gods favoring Persia to win the war.
4. When Julian gives orders for the army to head north, it is a sign that they are headed:
(a) Into Gaul.
(b) For defeat.
(c) Back to Rome.
(d) Towards Macedonia.
5. The people of Antioch blame the famine on:
6. Before engaging in battle with the Persian troops, Julian takes a day off for:
(a) Sacrifice to the gods.
(b) Games and horse racing.
(c) Prayer and meditation.
(d) Repair of his body armor.
7. Among the responsibilities that are weighing on Julian in Section XVII, are all of the following except:
(a) The people's tendency to make him a scapegoat for every problem.
(b) His obligation to produce an heir.
(c) The duties associated with being emperor.
(d) His desire to effect religious conversion among the people.
8. Julian and his servant , Callistus, pursue a group of retreating Persian warriors. When they return:
(a) Julian and Callistus are both wounded.
(b) Maximus is calling for surrender.
(c) Priscus is already writing his account of the battle.
(d) Julian is wounded.
9. Libanius seeks to secure ______ for Cimon for many years.
(a) A cure for epilepsy.
(c) A Christian education.
(d) Relief from seizures.
10. Maximus is put to death for:
(a) Being a spy.
(b) Practicing magic.
(c) Being a Christian.
(d) Cowardice in battle.
11. Julian is pierced in the side with a spear. When the doctors examine Julian's wound, they say:
(a) One should never go into battle without adequate armor.
(b) There is nothing to be done and he dies.
(c) It is a minor scratch.
(d) The spear tip contains poison.
12. The deaf-mute child Julian saves from his men becomes:
(a) A secret messenger.
(b) A masseuse.
(c) A spy for the Persian army.
(d) Devoted to Julian for the rest of his life.
13. Julian claims to support religious freedom, but he clearly favors:
(c) Worship of the Hellenic gods.
14. In the year of the famine in Antioch, the leaders of Antioch:
(a) Make sacrifices to the deities.
(b) Build an irrigation system to water the parched crops.
(c) Do nothing to prepare.
(d) Purchase grain from Egypt.
15. The Persian army use ____ to carry their archers.
Short Answer Questions
1. Among the principal military commanders who accompany Julian into Persia are all of these except:
2. Julian is told of a plot to kill him involving:
3. Julian compares the teachings of Jesus to:
4. Priscus says that the omens for Julian personally are:
5. In Section XXIII, the Persians attack during the hiatus and the skirmish escalates, until:
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