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

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

3. Who was Naevolus' lover?
(a) Umbricius.
(b) Gazette.
(c) Trebius.
(d) Virro.

4. In Juvenal's opinion, which form of inheritance was most dangerous?
(a) Title.
(b) Livestock.
(c) Land.
(d) Cash.

5. Where did Naevolus work before leaving his job?
(a) At the school.
(b) At the infirmary.
(c) At the temple.
(d) At the market.

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

7. Which of the following characteristics was Blandus' only claim to nobility?
(a) His virtue.
(b) His title.
(c) His pedigree.
(d) His wealth.

8. Which of the following aspects of Juvenal's life did Persicus investigate?
(a) His romantic involvement.
(b) His religious affiliations.
(c) His educational background.
(d) His financal standing.

9. During Juvenal's age of mankind, what did he claim to not have a mental base in men?
(a) Morality.
(b) Religion.
(c) Nature.
(d) Honor.

10. Which herb did Juvenal advise Naevolus to chew as an aphrodisiac?
(a) Brassica.
(b) Colewort.
(c) Gai Lan.
(d) Kohlrabi.

11. During which age of mankind did Juvenal live?
(a) The Eighth Age.
(b) The Seventh Age.
(c) The Ninth Age.
(d) The Sixth Age.

12. Schoolboys in Juvenal's village prayed for the eloquence of which of the following?
(a) Messalina.
(b) Alexander.
(c) Demosthenes.
(d) Hannibal.

13. According to Juvenal, which type of envy would get a man overthrown quickly?
(a) Envy of power.
(b) Envy of heirs.
(c) Envy of love.
(d) Envy of wealth.

14. Which of the following facts did Juvenal NOT brag about over his dinner with Persicus?
(a) His servant being a novice.
(b) His cups being very cheap.
(c) His meal being meager.
(d) His bedding being thin.

15. Which of the following gift requests was denied to Naevolus by his lover?
(a) Livestock.
(b) Silk.
(c) Land.
(d) Wine.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which of the following item types concerned gourmands the most?

2. Where was the wine that Juvenal served at his dinner party produced?

3. Which of the following prayers did Juvenal consider to be pointless?

4. In Juvenal's opinion, well-raised children would grow into which of the following?

5. How many sons did Catullus have?

(see the answer keys)

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