CLCV2010 Greek and Roman Drama Carleton General Information Quiz

Question 1 of 35

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What is the Greek term for "The Rascal" and which kind of comedy is it found in?

Select one of the following:

  • Poneros and New Comedy.

  • Poneros and Old Comedy.

  • Maccus and New Comedy.

  • Pandehos and New Comedy.

Question 2 of 35

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The Straight Man is...

Select one of the following:

  • The Studidios

  • The Spoudios

  • The Seneca

  • The Stoudian

  • The Spoudias

Question 3 of 35

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Bomohocos is...

Select one of the following:

  • The Braggart.

  • The Fool.

  • The Buffoon.

  • The Clown.

  • The Rascal.

Question 4 of 35

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The Braggart is called...in Greek and is found in...Comedy.

Select one of the following:

  • Alazon, Old.

  • Alazon, New.

  • Amazon, Middle.

  • Agazon, Old.

  • Amatis, Middle.

Question 5 of 35

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Old Comedy uses...

Select one of the following:

  • Poneros, Spoudios, Bomohochos, Alazon.

  • Cantehos, Ferdinandos, Pietus, Belezon.

  • Maccus, Bucco, Pappus, Mandecus, Dossenus.

  • The Respectable Girl, The Married Woman, The Hetaera.

Question 6 of 35

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Before Plautus and Terence, there were these non-literary dramatic forms:

Select one of the following:

  • Fescenine, Saturae and Abellan Farces.

  • Fescenine, Saturae and Andellan Farces.

  • Fallacies, Saturday and Andy's Faces.

  • Fescenine, Saturae and Atellan Farces.

Question 7 of 35

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In Atellan Farces, The Clown Figure is...

Select one of the following:

  • Bucco.

  • Pappus.

  • Manducus.

  • Dossenus.

  • Maccus.

Question 8 of 35

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In Atellan Farces, The Braggart is...

Select one of the following:

  • Bucco.

  • Pappus.

  • Dossenus.

  • Manducus.

  • Maccus.

Question 9 of 35

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The Stupid Old Man is...

Select one of the following:

  • Bucco.

  • Pappus.

  • Dossenus.

  • Manducus.

  • Maccus.

Question 10 of 35

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The Trickster is...

Select one of the following:

  • Bucco.

  • Pappus.

  • Dossenus.

  • Manducus.

  • Maccus.

Question 11 of 35

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The Glutton is...

Select one of the following:

  • Bucco.

  • Pappus.

  • Dossenus.

  • Manducus.

  • Maccus.

Question 12 of 35

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A Roman characteristic Terence displayed was...

Select one of the following:

  • Humanitas, i.e. Taking other people into account.

  • Humanitas, i.e. The study of a wide variety of human pursuits.

  • Inhumanitas, i.e. cruelty.

  • Insubordinatas, i.e. not bowing to anybody.

Question 13 of 35

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The Roman virtue of taking oneself seriously was called:

Select one of the following:

  • Severitas

  • Hamartia

  • Pietas

  • Sapienta

  • Fortitudo

  • Gravitas

  • Temperantia

  • Iustitia

Question 14 of 35

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The Roman virtue of discipline and being hard on one's self is...

Select one of the following:

  • Gravitas.

  • Omnibus.

  • Pentheus.

  • Severitas.

  • Dossenus.

  • Pietas.

Question 15 of 35

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The Roman virtue of loyalty to one's parents and fatherland is...

Select one of the following:

  • Veritas.

  • Pietas.

  • Severitas.

  • Gravitas.

  • A certain...je ne sais quoi.

  • Definitely not Bacchanalian.

  • Exotic favours.

Question 16 of 35

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Stock characters include:

Select one of the following:

  • Assorted family members, the occasional goat, gods, Ishtar and me.

  • Cooks, nurses, slaves and parasites.

  • Cooks, guards, children and drunkards.

  • Slaves, women, soldiers and children.

  • Drunkards, children, slaves and cooks.

Question 17 of 35

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Aristophanes had how many people in his chorus? And how many people were in tragic choruses at the time?

Select one of the following:

  • 20, 15.

  • 22, 16.

  • 24, 18.

  • 24, 20.

  • 24, 15.

  • 22, 18.

  • 20, 16.

Question 18 of 35

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A buskin was known as a...

Select one of the following:

  • Bucco.

  • Nimis.

  • Jullis.

  • Flops.

  • Kothornos.

  • Haetarai.

Question 19 of 35

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An Ekphasis is...

Select one of the following:

  • An internal monologue.

  • An expository prologue.

  • A long speech performed without taking a single breath.

Question 20 of 35

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Comedy means...

Select one of the following:

  • Revel Song.

  • Goat Song.

Question 21 of 35

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The winter comedic festival was called the...

Select one of the following:

  • Lenaia

  • Laney

  • Dionysia

  • Dionysiad

  • Bacchae

Question 22 of 35

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An Agon is...

Select one of the following:

  • A long speech delivered in a single breath.

  • A doomed character.

  • An internal monologue.

  • An external prologue.

  • A buskin.

  • A direct address to the audience with the main actor "playing" the playwright.

  • A competition or debate.

Question 23 of 35

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A Parabasis is...

Select one of the following:

  • A long speech performed in a single breath.

  • A contest or debate.

  • A direct address to the audience with the main actor "playing" the playwright and bringing up some past beef.

Question 24 of 35

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New Comedy has to have (three answers):

Select one or more of the following:

  • A noble character.

  • A Bucco.

  • A Poneros.

  • A Menaechmi or double.

  • A young character trying to escape some authority.

  • A clever slave.

  • An expository prologue.

  • An internal monologue.

  • A reference to Roman institutions or leaders.

  • A happy ending.

Question 25 of 35

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Who's work is closer to reality?

Select one of the following:

  • Menander

  • Aristophanes

Question 26 of 35

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Greek play adaptations are...

Select one of the following:

  • Fabulae Palliatae

  • Fabulae Togatae

Question 27 of 35

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Seneca lived between...

Select one of the following:

  • c.9-10 BCE - 50 CE.

  • c. 40 BCE -20 CE.

  • c. 4-5 BCE - 65 CE.

  • The beginning and time and forever. Since he changes with the times, he will live forever! (Much like our dear Dr. Beer and Ovid too).

Question 28 of 35

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The Golden Age of Roman Literature (Or the Augustan Age) began around...

Select one of the following:

  • The end of the last century BCE.

  • The second century CE.

Question 29 of 35

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The Lenia started around...

Select one of the following:

  • 440-441 BCE.

  • 445-446 BCE.

  • 365-367 BCE.

  • c.500 BCE.

Question 30 of 35

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Aristophanes lived between...

Select one of the following:

  • 395-345 BCE.

  • 450/455-385 BCE .

  • 455-400 BCE

  • 555 BCE-450 BCE.

Question 31 of 35

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The end of the Peloponnesian War was in...

Select one of the following:

  • 404 BCE.

  • 400 BCE.

  • 393 BCE.

Question 32 of 35

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There was a permanent Roman theater built in...

Select one of the following:

  • 45 BCE.

  • 50 BCE

  • 55 BCE

Question 33 of 35

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Middle comedy started when...

Select one of the following:

  • They got tired of old comedy.

  • There was major social reform in Greece.

  • Rome began to add to the works.

  • The Peloponnesian War ended.

Question 34 of 35

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Menander lived between...

Select one of the following:

  • 340-292 BCE.

  • 341-291 BCE.

  • 330-290 BCE.

  • 290-150 BCE.

Question 35 of 35

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Big Julie and Chickpea are...

Select one of the following:

  • Brutus and Julius Caesar.

  • Pompeii and Julius Caesar.

  • Tiberius and Ovid.

  • Julius Caesar and Cicero.

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