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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. Euripides' view of religion is that _____________________.
(a) the gods were inferior to humans
(b) religion and gods are ignoreed
(c) the gods were superior to humans
(d) the gods had to be obeyed

2. Euripides wrote his plays how many years after Aeschylus?
(a) seventy
(b) one hundred
(c) fifty
(d) ten

3. Which of the following terms would not represent the views of Sophocles?
(a) fair hamony
(b) order
(c) hedonism
(d) sobriety

4. Xenophon because wealthy by __________________________.
(a) working
(b) ransoming a rich Persian noble
(c) from his father's estate
(d) by being a successful businessman

5. Xenophon felt that ___________________________________.
(a) diplomacy should be used to avert war
(b) states should be orientated toward war
(c) disputes should be settled by war
(d) all states should seek power

Short Answer Questions

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

2. Thucydides felt that ___________________________________.

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

4. Viewing things as part of the whole applies to all but _______________.

5. What terms would not apply to Xenophon?

Short Essay Questions

1. To many Greeks, prosperity and wealth are the cause of misery. What was the cause of misery to Aeschylus?

2. How did Euripides treat religion?

3. Why did the Peloponnesian War take place?

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

5. What are the similarities between Macbeth and the tragedies of Aeschylus?

6. What is a characteristic of the characters of Aeschylus?

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

8. What were Thucydides' views on power and wealth?

9. Why did Thucydides write a book on the war between Athens and Sparta?

10. Explain why the Theater of Dionysus was a religious experience for the audience.

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