The Greek Way Quiz | One Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 13, Sophocles: Quintessence of the Greek.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. To Pindar, the Greek aristocracy represented ___________________________.
(a) a lack of the spiritual
(b) physical and spiritual perfection
(c) physical slovenliness
(d) moral corruption

2. Which of the following is not a play of Sophocles?
(a) Electra
(b) Libation-Bearers
(c) Oesipus at Colonus
(d) Oedipus Rex

3. Which word does not have a bad connotation to the Greeks?
(a) unlimited
(b) boundless
(c) limits
(d) indefinite

4. According to Schopenhauer, what world applies to the tragedies of Sophocles?
(a) fighting
(b) struggle
(c) acceptance
(d) disaster

5. Thucydides wrote a history of the war between ______________________.
(a) Athens and Sparta
(b) Athens and Rome
(c) Sparta and Thebes
(d) Thebes and Peloponnesia

Short Answer Questions

1. Pindar's poems praised _________________________.

2. Thucydides wrote _________________________.

3. What are the terms Hamilton uses to describe the works of Sophocles?

4. Thucydides wanted his work to be ________________________.

5. During the war, Thucydides was _______________________.

(see the answer key)

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