The Greek Way Quiz | Eight Week Quiz F

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 14, Euripides: The Modern Mind.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What terms would not apply to Xenophon?
(a) kind
(b) intelligent
(c) honest
(d) devious

2. Which tragedian is considered to be the most modern?
(a) Shakespeare
(b) Euripides
(c) Aeschylus
(d) Sophocles

3. The Greeks _________________________.
(a) practiced mind control
(b) limited thought to certain fields
(c) applied no limits to thoughts
(d) limited intellectual thought to priests

4. Greek tragedy came into being because _______________________________________.
(a) Greek audiences like tear-jerkers
(b) Greek thinking revealed that there was an injustice inherent in nature
(c) there was a lot of tragedy in everyday life
(d) life was characterized by human misery

5. Tragedy, in Hamilton's view, ________________________________.
(a) is a mixture of pain and pleasure
(b) makes people sad
(c) is a mixture of comedy and sadness
(d) makes people cry

Short Answer Questions

1. Thucydides wrote a history of the war between ______________________.

2. What does Hamilton consider to be the greatest of all Greek poetry?

3. Through Xenophon, one can view the life of the _______________________.

4. Compared to the other tragedians, Euripides is described as the _________________.

5. What was important to Greek poets?

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