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Eight Week Quiz G

Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 17, The Way of the Modern World.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The freedom of Athenian thought and expression led to ____________________.
(a) panic
(b) fear
(c) the basis for science
(d) confusion

2. Of all the Greek poets, Pindar is described as the _____________________________.
(a) easiest to read and translate
(b) average
(c) easiest to read but hardest to translate
(d) most difficult to read and translate

3. The Greeks classified Pindar in the ________________________.
(a) ornate school of writing
(b) austere school of writing
(c) simple school of writing
(d) aristocratic school of writing

4. Hamilton feels there is a great deal of similarity between Aristophanes and the comedy of ______________________.
(a) sixteenth century England
(b) modern day Broadway
(c) fifteenth century England
(d) seventeenth centiry France

5. Xenophon's book is about _______________________________.
(a) how the retreat of the Ten Thousand was successful
(b) Greek society
(c) the defeat of the Persians
(d) discipline in the military

Short Answer Questions

1. Aeschylus had been ________________________-.

2. Tragedy in drama began with whom?

3. Which tragedian is considered to be the most modern?

4. Compared to Greek writing, English poetry is ____________________.

5. Hamilton compares reading Aristophanes to reading a _________________.

(see the answer key)

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