The Sixteen Satires Quiz | Four Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Satire 13.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. According to Juvenal, how did the gods react when men cried out for money?
(a) They punished the men with bad weather.
(b) They ignored prayers.
(c) They answered prayers.
(d) They shouted back at the men.

2. Which of the following actions did Juvenal label as "pointless and destructive"?
(a) Wars.
(b) Lawsuits.
(c) Petitions.
(d) Inheritances.

3. Which of the following colors is symbolic of honor to the Greek gods?
(a) Yellow.
(b) Silver.
(c) Brown.
(d) Purple.

4. What did Juvenal claim to be the only fear that Roman men had?
(a) The wrath of the gods.
(b) Death.
(c) Sexual immorality.
(d) Poverty.

5. To which city did most Roman artists sell their work?
(a) Pompeii.
(b) London.
(c) Barcelona.
(d) Paris.

Short Answer Questions

1. In Juvenal's opinion, how did the morals of ancient men compare to the morals of modern men?

2. During Juvenal's age of mankind, what did he claim to not have a mental base in men?

3. In Juvenal's village, which of the following groups of people often pretended to have money in order to gain clients?

4. Why did Naevolus leave his comfortable job in town?

5. Which of the following countries claimed that Rome had "monstrous morals"?

(see the answer key)

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