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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. The Men's leader must give up onions in order to do what?
(a) Kiss Stratyllis.
(b) Enter the temple.
(c) Win the war.
(d) Fit in his robes.
2. In The Clouds, who is "the bravest man that has performed the greatest number of labors"?
3. In The Clouds, what is the First Creditor collecting for?
(a) The stable fees.
(b) The pony.
(c) The ash-colored horse.
(d) The chariot.
4. What has changed about Pheidippides's appearance since he entered The Thinkery?
(a) He has become very tan.
(b) He has grown slightly taller.
(c) He has become slightly fatter.
(d) He has become much more pale.
5. What object does Lysistrata use as a metaphor to show how they will solve Greece's problems?
(a) A tangled skein of wool.
(b) A skin of wine, not yet aged.
(c) A field of flowers in spring.
(d) A day-old loaf of bread.
Short Answer Questions
1. In Part 3 of Lysistrata, what moves the first woman to exit the temple and face the Magistrate to do so?
2. Who throws off a cloak at the end of the debate between Right and Wrong, running out into the audience wearing female clothing?
3. In The Clouds, what does the Second Creditor look like?
4. Who is the leader of The Chorus of Old Women in Lysistrata?
5. What does Right talk about in his big speech, debating with Wrong?
Short Essay Questions
1. Outline Right's argument in the formal debate.
2. Outline Wrong's argument in the formal debate.
3. How has The Chorus of The Clouds changed throughout the play?
4. Before they begin the formal debate, what are some of the things Right and Wrong bicker about?
5. Describe the Magistrate in Part 3 of Lysistrata.
6. How do the Choruses react to the scene between Cinesias and Myrrhine?
7. Who is Lampito? Describe how she is treated by the Athenian women.
8. How does The Clouds end?
9. What do The Chorus of Old Men's pots symbolize?
10. Describe the oath the four women take in Lysistrata.
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