Ancient European literature in English Literature MCQ

 Ancient European literature MCQ

Mock test on Ancient European literature

1. Who is considered to be the master of Greek comedy? 

(A) Sophocles 

(B) Aristophanes 

(C) Plautus 

(D) Aeschylus 


2. Aeolus is a character from — 

(A) The Odyssey 

(B) Aeneid 

(C) The Frogs 

(D) Agamemnon 


3. Apollo lived on the Mount of — 

(A) Ida 

(B) Athos 

(C) Olympus 

(D) Ossa


4. The story of the foundation of Rome from the ashes of Troy can be found in — 

(A) The Odyssey 

(B) Aeneid 

(C) Oedipus Tyrannus 

(D) Medea 


5. The Iliad has — 

(A) 12 Books 

(B) 18 Books 

(C) 24 Books 

(D) 30 Books 


6. The Nichomachean Ethics was written by — 

(A) Socrates 

(B) Sappho 

(C) Homer 

(D) Aristotle 

7. Who is not a Roman philosopher? 

(A) Lucretius 

(B) Octavian 

(C) Seneca 

(D) Cicero


8. The Greek philosopher who died drinking hemlock was — 

(A) Aristotle 

(B) Socrates 

(C) Plato 

(D) Horace 


9. Who was the founder of the Peripatetic School of Philosophy? 

(A) Aristotle 

(B) Plato 

(C) Socrates 

(D) Sophocles 


10. The banishment of poets is an issue in Plato’s — 

(A) Phaedrus 

(B) Symposium 

(C) Phaedo 

(D) The Republic 


11. The Peloponnesian War ended with the victory of — 

(A) Sparta 

(B) Troy 

(C) Sicily 

(D) Ithaca


12. To appease the rage of which goddess did Agamemnon sacrifice his own daughter Iphigeneia? 

(A) Athena 

(B) Hera 

(C) Aphrodite 

(D) Artemis 


13. Dionysus is not the god of — 

(A) Thunder 

(B) Vine, grape-harvest and vegetation 

(C) Festivity and theatre 

(D) Religious ecstasy and ritual madness 


14. The comedy Samia was written by — 

(A) Socrates 

(B) Thales 

(C) Menander 

(D) Aristotle 


15. Peripeteia and anagnorisis, according to Aristotle, respectively mean — 

(A) Reversal of fortune and Discovery or Recognition 

(B) Recognition and Evoking the emotion of pity and fear 

(C) Missing the mark and Pride 

(D) Reversal of fortune and missing the mark


16. Orlando Furioso is an epic poem by — 

(A) Dante 

(B) Ovid 

(C) Ariosto 

(D) Homer 


17. Livy was the most renowned Roman — 

(A) Philosopher 

(B) Satirist 

(C) Historian 

(D) Tragedian 


18. Commentarii de Bello Gallico was written by — 

(A) Julius Caesar 

(B) Quintus 

(C) Tacitus 

(D) Sallust 


19. What was the Roman name for the king of gods? 

(A) Artemis 

(B) Atlas 

(C) Hercules 

(D) Jupiter 


20. Geography was written by — 

(A) Aristotle 

(B) Strabo 

(C) Plato 

(D) Sappho