Tides of War: A Novel of Alcibiades and the Peloponnesian War Quiz | Eight Week Quiz G

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Book IX - Tides of War (Chapters L-LIII).

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The grandfather refers to _____ as being the noblest of men.
(a) Plato.
(b) Alcibiades.
(c) Socrates.
(d) Aristotle.

2. Which of the following adjectives is used to describe Alcibiades' personality?
(a) Subtle.
(b) Forceful.
(c) Cunning.
(d) Open.

3. The grandfather attained the rank of sail _____ in the military.
(a) Lieutenant.
(b) Admiral.
(c) Captain.
(d) Colonel.

4. How many children did Jason bury?
(a) Eight.
(b) Five.
(c) Three.
(d) Eleven.

5. Unable to make much headway, the fleet decides to _____.
(a) Reconfigure.
(b) Surrender.
(c) Retreat.
(d) Retire.

Short Answer Questions

1. Thrasylubus refers to Alcibiades as a _____.

2. How long did it take the narrator to reach Lacedaemon?

3. Soldiers were continually hired even during periods of ____________.

4. How many weeks does this occur before the launch?

5. What was the name of the man's sister?

(see the answer key)

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