The Greek Way Quiz | Eight Week Quiz E

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 12, Aeschylus: The First Dramatist.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who wrote the first Greek tragedy?
(a) Sophocles
(b) Euripides
(c) Aeschylus
(d) Pericles

2. Thucydides feels that the Athenians lost the war because they were ________________.
(a) misled
(b) misinformed
(c) inadequately armed
(d) poor fighters

3. Which city was responsible for a new civilization?
(a) Athens
(b) Crete
(c) Sparta
(d) Rome

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. How many actors were in a play written by Aristophanes?

2. Why is Pindar considered to be important?

3. Herodotus was the first Greek _______________________________.

4. The war with the Persians ended with the battle at ___________________.

5. The world's first academy was in _____________________.

(see the answer key)

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