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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 does Cinesias tell Lysistrata he wants?
(a) To flee Athens.
(b) To help the women.
(c) To go home. He loves it there now this his wife is gone.
(d) To see his wife.
2. In Lysistrata, what are the men going to do with the first woman to exit the temple?
(a) Burn her at the stake.
(b) Tie her up.
(c) Banish her.
(d) Offer her as sacrifice for occupying the temple.
3. What pair enter from the school as Strepsiades instructs Socrates what to teach Pheidippides?
(a) War and Peace.
(b) Light and Dark.
(c) Love and Hate.
(d) Right and Wrong.
4. 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 field of flowers in spring.
(c) A skin of wine, not yet aged.
(d) A day-old loaf of bread.
5. How does Socrates feel about teaching Pheidippides?
(a) Socrates thinks Pheidippides will be difficult to teach.
(b) Socrates refuses to take Pheidippides as a student in the school.
(c) Socrates thinks Pheidippides will be easy to teach.
(d) Socrates thinks Pheidippides will be exciting to teach.
Short Answer Questions
1. What do The Chorus of Old Men carry onto the stage in their first appearance in Lysistrata?
2. Strepsiades tells the First Creditor he would make a very good what?
3. How does Strepsiades eventually get rid of the Second Creditor?
4. In Lysistrata, what are the women going to do with the money in the temple?
5. What does Pheidippdes want to do with his father before Strepsiades brings out the rooster and hen?
Short Essay Questions
1. What do The Chorus of Old Men's pots symbolize?
2. After his education, what does Pheidippides consider acceptable in regard to his relationships with his parents?
3. Who is Lampito? Describe how she is treated by the Athenian women.
4. Compare and contrast Calonice and Myrrhine.
5. In the past, how did the women of Lysistrata feel about the political blunders of their husbands? How did they deal with it?
6. Outline Wrong's argument in the formal debate.
7. Describe the Magistrate in Part 3 of Lysistrata.
8. Before they begin the formal debate, what are some of the things Right and Wrong bicker about?
9. Describe the second meeting of the Choruses in Lysistrata.
10. The Chorus of Old Men also push logs up to the Acropolis. How do they handle the task and what does that symbolize?
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