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

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Great Britain and Ireland.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which writing stated that laws no longer carry any weight with the people who do whatever they please, regardless of what is morally right?
(a) "On Suffering Persecution".
(b) "Before the Diet of Worms".
(c) "A Second Crusade".
(d) "Voltaire".

2. Who was convicted of bribery?
(a) Sir Edward Grey.
(b) Oliver Cromwell.
(c) David Lloyd George.
(d) Sir Robert Walpole.

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

4. Who wrote about the need to "repress" women?
(a) Cato the Elder.
(b) Demosthenes.
(c) Socrates.
(d) Pericles.

5. In a speech delivered on February 3, 1800, who refused to negotiate with Napoleon Bonaparte?
(a) Warren Hastings.
(b) Oliver Cromwell.
(c) William Pitt.
(d) Richard Brinsley Sheridan.

Short Answer Questions

1. According the the sermon "On Suffering Persecution", who holds forth to us the immortal crown?

2. Who made a plea to Lord Mayor in 1882 to come to the aid of the Russian Jews?

3. In the speech "Farewell to the Old Guard", how many years had the speaker accompanied the soldiers on their road to "honor and glory"?

4. Who told the troops that men under his command are only his allies?

5. Who expressed strong admiration for Voltaire?

(see the answer key)

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