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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 Chorus of Old Men primarily condemn what, as they struggle to the Acropolis?
(a) Reckless Athenian Women.
(b) Spartian music.
(c) Powerful Athenian Warriors.
(d) The Gods.
2. How do Stratyllis and the Men's Leader and their followers get ready to fight?
(a) They assemble weapons.
(b) They grease up.
(c) They take their clothes off.
(d) They stretch and warm-up.
3. The man spotted by Lysistrata in Part 4 is actually a husband, belonging to one of the women present. Whose husband is he?
4. As they fighting goes on between the Choruses, who "accepts defeat for the time being"?
(b) The Chorus of Old Men.
(d) The Chorus of Old Women.
5. Why is Lysistrata angry in the beginning of the play?
(a) She can't get to sleep.
(b) None of the women have arrived at the meeting.
(c) Her husband is too attentive.
(d) Her saffron robe is ripped.
Short Answer Questions
1. Lysistrata comes out from the Acropolis and meets Stratyllis, how does she act?
2. Before the women took the Acropolis, the Magistrate had trouble with women. What did the last woman do to upset the Magistrate?
3. What do The Chorus of Old Men carry onto the stage in their first appearance in Lysistrata?
4. As the Choruses exchange words in Lysistrata upon their first meeting, Stratyllis offers to give the Men's Leader a what?
5. In The Clouds, what does the Second Creditor look like?
Short Essay Questions
1. Outline Wrong's argument in the formal debate.
2. In the past, how did the women of Lysistrata feel about the political blunders of their husbands? How did they deal with it?
3. What do The Chorus of Old Men's pots symbolize?
4. Describe the second meeting of the Choruses in Lysistrata.
5. How do the Choruses react to the scene between Cinesias and Myrrhine?
6. Describe the oath the four women take in Lysistrata.
7. Describe how Strepsiades finally gets Pheidippides to attend The Thinkery.
8. After his education, what does Pheidippides consider acceptable in regard to his relationships with his parents?
9. Before they begin the formal debate, what are some of the things Right and Wrong bicker about?
10. Describe Lysistrata.
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