The World's Great Speeches Multiple Choice Test Questions

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Greece and Rome

1. Who gave the speech known as the "Funeral Oration?
(a) Demosthenes.
(b) Julius Caesar.
(c) Pericles.
(d) Socrates.

2. What event inspired the speech known as "Funeral Oration"?
(a) World War I.
(b) The Peloponnesian War.
(c) The Persian War.
(d) The Italian War.

3. In the speech "Funeral Orations" the speaker addressed which group of people first?
(a) The barbarians.
(b) The sons.
(c) The victims.
(d) The forefathers.

4. Who responded to a death sentence for being a heretic in a speech called "On His Condemnation to Death"?
(a) Plato.
(b) Demosthenes.
(c) Socrates.
(d) Pericles.

5. In the speech "On His Condemnation to Death", who did the speaker tell the judges to punish?
(a) His sons.
(b) The Athenians.
(c) The judges.
(d) The king.

6. According to Isocrates, which war did he believe may be the most famous of Athenian history?
(a) Athens War.
(b) World War I.
(c) Persian War.
(d) The Italian War.

7. What empire did Isocrates tell Greece to resist?
(a) The Prussian.
(b) The Persian.
(c) The Ottoman.
(d) The Roman .

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