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HH205—Western Civilization to 1776 Quiz 2 – Chapter 5 At-Home, Open-Book Quiz 1. Why couldn't the Greek city-states unite during the 4th century B.C.E.? A. The Macedonians would not permit it. B. The independent temper of Greek political life made unity impossible. 155 C. The Greek economy was now too weak to support an empire. D. Unity was unnecessary, because the Greeks were not threatened by any foreign enemies. 2. Why didn't Sparta benefit more from its victory in the Peloponnesian War? A. Sparta had no interest in an empire . 156 B. Persia quickly defeated Sparta. C. Sparta alienated the other Greek cities by trying to dominate them. D. Sparta was a land power with no navy. 3. The Theban sacred band was A. an elite military unit composed entirely of homosexual male couples. B. a priestly caste. C. a group of helots. D. a religious orchestra. 4. The economic difficulties of 4th century B.C.E. Athens were caused by A. war. B. inflation. C. unemployment. D. all of the above 5. Hellenistic sculpture is best described as A. highly naturalistic. B. highly abstract. C. highly impressionistic. D. highly stylized. 6. In comparison to the comedies of Aristophanes, New Comedy was A. more faithful to the realities of daily life. B. more politically pointed and engaged. C. more democratic. D. more focused on mistaken identities, improbable occurrences, and romantic entanglements. 7. Plato's primary philosophical concern was A. to explain change. B. the doctrine of Ideas or Forms. C. free will. D. the problem of evil. 8. As outlined in the Republic , Plato's ideal form of government is best described as A. a democracy. B. a republic. C. an aristocracy. D. a meritocracy based on intelligence. Page 1
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9. Aristotle believed that A. the only true reality lies in unchanging Forms. B. only matter exists, and so Forms
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