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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. The Persian plan to defeat the Ten Thousand was to _________________________________.
(a) split the force in half
(b) kill all the officers and leaders
(c) there was no plan
(d) make slaves of the leaders
2. As a result of the Peloponnesian War, _______________________________________.
(a) the Athenian culture spread
(b) the Athenian culture and its contirubtions to the world ended
(c) Sparta merged wih Athens
(d) Sparta adopted the Athenian culture
3. Aeschylus had been ________________________-.
(a) a Marathon warrior
(b) a temple priest
(c) a military general
(d) a teacher at the Academy
4. What happened to the captured survivors of battles?
(a) they were exchanged for enemy prisoners
(b) they became slaves
(c) they were executed
(d) they were released after the war's end
5. The Greeks viewed things ___________________.
(a) as individual entities
(b) as extensions of themselves
(c) as part of a whole
(d) as separate entities
Short Answer Questions
1. Sophocles' characters ________________________________.
2. To the Greek thinkers, religion was ______________________.
3. Thucydides feels that the Athenians lost the war because they were ________________.
4. Which tragedian is considered to be the most modern?
5. In both literary periods of tragedy, what was not true?
Short Essay Questions
1. What were Xenophon's views on war?
2. How did Euripides treat religion?
3. How did the religion of the ancient Greeks develop?
4. Why did Thucydides write a book on the war between Athens and Sparta?
5. Where do the subjects of Greek tragedy come from?
6. What are the similarities between Macbeth and the tragedies of Aeschylus?
7. In what ways does Sophocles differ from Aeschylus?
8. What was the outcome of Peloponnesian War?
9. What are the four elements in every tragedy?
10. What are the characteristics of Greek tragedy?
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