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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. Which term does not apply to the Theater of Dionysus?
(a) worship
(b) loss of the sense of isolation
(c) orgies
(d) community

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

3. Thucydides felt that the lesson of the Peloponnesian War was that _____________________________________.
(a) the power of the Spartans had to be stopped
(b) power brought about its own destruction
(c) the power of the Athenians had to be stopped
(d) wealth attracted the poorer to attack

4. Aeschylus was ______________________.
(a) a writer of prose
(b) the first writer of tragedy
(c) a writer of mystery
(d) the last writer of tragedy

5. To the Greek thinkers, religion was ______________________.
(a) accepted by all as a necessary evil
(b) a search for the truth
(c) tyrannical
(d) engorced by priests

Short Answer Questions

1. The Persian plan to defeat the Ten Thousand was to _________________________________.

2. As a result of the Peloponnesian War, _______________________________________.

3. Aeschylus felt that the cause of misery was _____________.

4. Euripides wrote the Trojan Women to _______________________________.

5. The Greeks viewed things ___________________.

Short Essay Questions

1. How did Sophocles and Aeschylus differ on their views of freedom and law?

2. The Retreat of the Ten Thousand was Xenophon's claim to fame. What was it?

3. What does it mean to say that the Greeks are concerned with life and abstractions from life?

4. In what way did Aeschylus change Greek drama?

5. Why was Xenophon exiled by Athens?

6. What are the characteristics of Greek tragedy?

7. How does Sophocles feel about fate?

8. IN what way does Xenophon provide a different view of Athens than Thucydides did?

9. What were Xenophon's views on war?

10. Why did the Peloponnesian War take place?

(see the answer keys)

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