The Sixteen Satires Test | Final Test - Easy

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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In Juvenal's opinion, well-raised children would grow into which of the following?
(a) Fine citizens.
(b) God-fearing people.
(c) Soldiers for Rome.
(d) Better parents themselves.

2. Which of the following men experienced a Divine blessing that nullified all of his immoral actions?
(a) Orestes.
(b) Seneca.
(c) Lateranus.
(d) Nero.

3. Which of the following men froze when the ship he was riding began to sink?
(a) The coxswain.
(b) The captain.
(c) The first mate.
(d) The deck hand.

4. Which of the following words did Juvenal use to describe the negative effect that inheritances had on an individual?
(a) Squeeze.
(b) Strangle.
(c) Throttle.
(d) Choke.

5. In which building did Juvenal suggest that Calvinus spend a few days in order to get some perspective on his life?
(a) The hospital.
(b) The jail.
(c) The church.
(d) The courthouse.

6. Who called on Blandus to earn the respect of the town through his actions?
(a) Juvenal.
(b) Cossutianus Capito.
(c) Phalaus.
(d) Valerius.

7. According to Juvenal, from whom could a virtuous man borrow heritage?
(a) From his heart.
(b) From nobility.
(c) From the gods.
(d) From his neighbor.

8. Which of the following elements earned praise for thoroughbreds?
(a) Their value.
(b) Their performance.
(c) Their good looks.
(d) Their purity.

9. Which of the following men was destroyed for his talent?
(a) Cicero.
(b) Virro.
(c) Caesar.
(d) Octavius.

10. What did Juvenal claim to be the single force that ruled mankind?
(a) Lust.
(b) Love.
(c) Fate.
(d) Greed.

11. Which of the following crimes did Persicus accuse Juvenal of committing?
(a) Gluttony.
(b) Vanity.
(c) Lust.
(d) Murder.

12. How did Calvinus feel about the money that he had lost?
(a) He was devastated.
(b) He was confused.
(c) He was apathetic.
(d) He was angered.

13. Why was Juvenal so proud of Catullus' quick action aboard the ship?
(a) Because he was quick.
(b) Because he was brave.
(c) Because he was sensible.
(d) Because he was strong.

14. Why did many men who borrowed money from Rome flee the city?
(a) To imply that they were wealthy to those outside of Rome.
(b) To spend the money that they borrowed in an entrepreneurial way.
(c) To avoid paying back their debts.
(d) To hide the shame of borrowing.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Which of the following crimes was NOT committed by Calvinus?

2. What did Calvinus want to happen to the man who had stolen his money?

3. How much money did Calvinus lose in Satire XIII?

4. Who stole money from Calvinus?

5. Why did people in Rome mock gourmands?

(see the answer keys)

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