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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The Female Leaders talks about having invested her _________ in the life and worth of Athens.
(a) Husband.
(b) Daughters.
(c) Marriage.
(d) Sons.

2. Instead, Kleonike suggests that the oath be sworn with a _____________.
(a) Olive branch.
(b) Cup of wine.
(c) Dove.
(d) Stone.

3. The Male Leader tells the men of the Chorus, they must go to the _____________ in order to regain control.
(a) Akropolis.
(b) Sea.
(c) Church.
(d) River.

4. The only way that Greece can attain unity and ________ is if the women take control, according to Lysistrata.
(a) Peace.
(b) Power.
(c) Wealth.
(d) Humility.

5. The Chorus of Men appears, carrying a pot containing ___________ and branches of wood.
(a) Wine.
(b) Ash.
(c) Oil.
(d) Fire.

6. The women are now armed with ___________ to fight off the attack by the men and the soldiers.
(a) Fire.
(b) Oil cans.
(c) Household implements.
(d) Pitchers of water.

7. The goal for the men is to ____________ the women and make them leave the temple.
(a) Smoke out.
(b) Coax.
(c) Woo.
(d) Ignore.

8. _______________ tells Lysistrata that a peace oath can not be sworn on the item from #28.
(a) Lampito.
(b) Kleonike.
(c) Boiotia.
(d) Myrrhine.

9. Lysistrata admits that her plan also includes taking over ___________ Temple and the Akropolis.
(a) Athene's.
(b) Apollo's.
(c) Zeus'.
(d) Mars'.

10. Lysistrata suggests they all take ______________ to seal their bargain and their plan.
(a) A piece of clothing off.
(b) An offering.
(c) An oath.
(d) A blood blessing.

11. The Commissioner goes into a story about how women fighting for their rights brings ______________.
(a) Peace.
(b) Better understanding.
(c) Moral chaos.
(d) Gender wars.

12. The Commissioner condemns the Chorus for fighting in the _____________.
(a) Arena.
(b) Grass.
(c) Public square.
(d) Temple.

13. Who reassures Lysistrata that the women will show up for the meeting she has called?
(a) Kleonike.
(b) Lampito.
(c) Boiotia.
(d) Athene.

14. The _________ vow to fight with real, physical strength in the battle between the men and the women.
(a) Men.
(b) Women.
(c) Old Men.
(d) Old Women.

15. Lysistrata says that when ___________ agrees, she is the only one who is worthy of being called a woman.
(a) Kleonike.
(b) Lampito.
(c) Boiotia.
(d) Myrrhine.

Short Answer Questions

1. The Chorus of Men remove another layer of clothing to give the women a whiff of _____________.

2. Lysistrata explains that her plan is to have the women abstain from ____________ in order to end the war.

3. The Male Leader asks the Commissioner to arrest Lysistrata and the rest of the women in the name of ____________.

4. Lysistrata lets the women know there is already a group of older ___________ women waiting for her signal.

5. What is making the men in the Chorus choke as they are trying to reach the temple?

(see the answer keys)

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