The World's Great Speeches Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through The European Continent.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who delivered a speech over the dead body of Caesar in William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar?
(a) Marc Antony.
(b) Marcus Brutus.
(c) Caius Cassius.
(d) Decius Brutus.

2. Who told the troops that men under his command are only his allies?
(a) Napolean Bonaparte.
(b) Frederick the Great.
(c) Adolf Hitler.
(d) Leon Trotsky.

3. What country was the Volga district the center of attention?
(a) Soviet Russia.
(b) Italy.
(c) France.
(d) Germany.

4. According to the speech "Before the Battle of Leuthen, 1757", whose army is twice as strong?
(a) Prince Eugene.
(b) Duke of Bevern.
(c) Frederick the Great.
(d) Prince Karl.

5. Who was a powerful supporter of Cicero in defeating the conspiracy of Catiline against the Roman government?
(a) Marc Antony.
(b) Cato the Younger.
(c) Julius Caesar.
(d) Marcus Brutus.

Short Answer Questions

1. In the sermon, "On Suffering Persecution", ignominy and what were two opposites?

2. In "In Support of the Oppian Law", where did the statues come from that made their way into this city with hostile effect?

3. In what year was "On the Crown" written?

4. Who promised that there would be honor and glory later in the Italian campaign?

5. Who gave the speech known as the "Funeral Oration?

(see the answer key)

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