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Ancient Greek Literature Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In early Greek literature, poetic form, stock phrases, and redundant epithets are all signs that

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Question 2 2. In The Odyssey, why is Poseidon furious with Odysseus?

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Question 3 3. For literacy to expand and for empires to grow larger, _____.

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Question 4 4. Which of the following lists the Athenian tragedians in chronological order?

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Question 5 5. In The Odyssey, which of the following characters did NOT help Odysseus kill the suitors?

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Question 6 6. In The Odyssey, each of the following gods tried to keep Odysseus from getting home EXCEPT

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Question 7 7. Which of the following is NOT a tragic moral?

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Question 8 8. The Iliad portrays the Trojans as

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Question 9 9. How were the problems of early cuneiform solved?

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Question 10 10. Which is the correct historical order?

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Question 11 11. In The Iliad, Achilles refuses to fight because

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Question 12 12. The Iliad ends with the funeral of

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Question 13 13. In The Odyssey, Odysseus is away from home for

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Question 14 14. In The Odyssey, Odysseus' main heroic quality is

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Question 15 15. In The Iliad, to help her son gain immortality, the goddess Thetis does all of the following EXCEPT

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Question 16 16. Which of the following statements best describes the tragedian's role in Athenian religion?

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Question 17 17. In The Odyssey, why doesn't Penelope send her suitors away?

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Question 18 18. In The Odyssey, Odysseus' journey to the underworld was probably inspired by _____.

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Question 19 19. According to the Iliad, the Trojan War was fought

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Question 20 20. Greek tragedy reached its pinnacle in Athens in what century?

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Question 21 21. In The Iliad, Achilles refuses to fight until

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Question 22 22. In The Iliad, Paris stole Helen from

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Question 23 23. In The Odyssey, each time Odysseus gets close to home, his hopes are dashed by the actions of

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Question 24 24. Which of the following was NOT a type of Greek theatre?

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Question 25 25. Which of the following explains why alphabets came to replace pictographs in the West?

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Question 26 26. How does Agamemnon's behavior in the The Iliad and The Odyssey reflect the Greeks' view of authority?

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Question 27 27. In The Odyssey, the suitors violate Xenia by

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Question 28 28. Why was early cuneiform such a limited form of writing?

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Question 29 29. The first known writing system was

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Question 30 30. In The Iliad, Xenia is

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Ancient Greek Literature Chapter Exam Instructions

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