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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What will The Chorus of Clouds do for the theatre judges for a favorable outcome?
(b) Rain and crops.
(d) Wine and beer.
2. In The Clouds, what is the First Creditor collecting for?
(a) The chariot.
(b) The pony.
(c) The ash-colored horse.
(d) The stable fees.
3. How is Right dressed in Part 3 of The Clouds?
(a) An unhealthy young man who smirks.
(b) An old man in dated but luxurious clothing.
(c) A robust soldier from a distant land.
(d) An adolescent with a hen.
4. Before the women took the Acropolis, the Magistrate had trouble with women. What did the last woman do to upset the Magistrate?
(a) Sing during a feast.
(b) Cry for Adonis on the roof.
(c) Shout for Zeus from the market.
(d) Dance during a debate.
5. What does Socrates tell Strepsiades about Pheidippides's progress?
(a) Pheidippides needs more time.
(b) Pheidippides refused to learn anything.
(c) Pheidippides is ready to argue.
(d) Pheidippides may go, but he won't win all of the arguments.
Short Answer Questions
1. When the Choruses of Old Men and Old Women confront each other after the temporary defeat, the Old Men tell a tale of a man named what?
2. In Lysistrata, what do the women carry with them to meet the Chorus of Old Men?
3. The women assembled are all ready to do anything to end the war except what?
4. What does Cinesias tell Lysistrata he wants?
5. In Lysistrata, what are the women going to do with the money in the temple?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe how Strepsiades finally gets Pheidippides to attend The Thinkery.
2. What do the pitchers carried by The Chorus of Old Women represent?
3. Before they begin the formal debate, what are some of the things Right and Wrong bicker about?
4. How are the women reacting to the sex strike? What does this say about the women?
5. What does dressing the Magistrate as a woman symbolize?
6. After his education, what does Pheidippides consider acceptable in regard to his relationships with his parents?
7. The Chorus of Old Men also push logs up to the Acropolis. How do they handle the task and what does that symbolize?
8. Outline Right's argument in the formal debate.
9. Compare and contrast Calonice and Myrrhine.
10. What do The Chorus of Old Men's pots symbolize?
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