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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. How is Right dressed in Part 3 of The Clouds?
(a) A robust soldier from a distant land.
(b) An old man in dated but luxurious clothing.
(c) An adolescent with a hen.
(d) An unhealthy young man who smirks.
2. In Lysistrata, after the Acropolis is opened, is it apparent that there are more men or women in the stand-off?
(b) Women, but the men are more powerful.
(c) Men, but the women are smarter.
3. Who did Lysistrata expect to be at her meeting first?
(a) The Clouds.
(b) The Acharnians.
(c) The Megarians.
(d) The Spartians.
4. Lysistrata sees a man in the distance by the shrine of Chloe. What is vexing him?
(a) He is following a spool of thread that winds and unwinds.
(b) He is driven mad by Aphrodite's powers.
(c) He is pushing a giant rock uphill.
(d) He is pulling a cart by himself.
5. As The Chorus of Old Men slowly get their fires going, who runs to the scene?
(a) The Chorus of Young Women.
(c) The Chorus of Old Women.
Short Answer Questions
1. What has changed about Pheidippides's appearance since he entered The Thinkery?
2. In Lysistrata, a sure sign of courage is, according to the Men, what?
3. What is Lysistrata going to do to enforce her ban in Athens?
4. What is the first question Lysistrata poses the assembled women?
5. How does Socrates feel about teaching Pheidippides?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does The Clouds end?
2. Before they begin the formal debate, what are some of the things Right and Wrong bicker about?
3. Describe the second meeting of the Choruses in Lysistrata.
4. How are the women reacting to the sex strike? What does this say about the women?
5. How does Lysistrata rally the women?
6. Describe the Magistrate in Part 3 of Lysistrata.
7. Describe how Strepsiades finally gets Pheidippides to attend The Thinkery.
8. Describe Lysistrata.
9. How will The Chorus of The Clouds react if mistreated?
10. In the past, how did the women of Lysistrata feel about the political blunders of their husbands? How did they deal with it?
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