Part 1, Chapters 1-11
1. Chapter one, "Alexander the Great and Heroic Leadership," begins with Keegan comparing Alexander to Napoleon, Attila the Hun, Genghis Khan, Prince Charles, Hitler and others. Does the author believe any of these leaders can compare to Alexander the Great?
(b) Yes, all of them.
(c) Yes, one of them.
(d) Yes, some of them.
2. When was Alexander born?
(a) July 356 BC.
(b) July 653 BC.
(c) July 635 BC.
(d) July 365 BC.
3. Alexander was the __________________ son of Philip II of Macedonia and Olympias.
4. Philip had been married _________ times by the time he married OIympias and would marry another three times afterward, casting Olympias and the other wives aside as he tired of them.
5. Olympias and Philip were a good match - passionate, loving, and committed by _____________________.
(a) Mutual hatred of the Persian emperor.
(b) Choice, not by an arranged marriage.
(c) Choice and an arranged marriage.
(d) An arranged marriage, not by choice.
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