The Fire Of Ares

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The Fire of Ares Quiz on Chapters 1-8


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Lysander is a young Helot slave, who works very hard in......

    • A.

      A village market

    • B.

      A field harvesting crops

    • C.

      Building houses

    • D.

      A millhouse

    Correct Answer
    B. A field harvesting crops
    Explanation
    Lysander is a young Helot slave who works very hard in a field harvesting crops. This implies that Lysander is involved in agricultural labor, specifically in the process of harvesting crops. This could involve activities such as cutting, gathering, and collecting crops from the fields. It suggests that Lysander is engaged in physically demanding work, which requires him to put in a lot of effort and labor in the field.

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  • 2. 

    Lysander's best friend's name is?

    • A.

      Cato

    • B.

      Prince Kiros

    • C.

      Timeon

    • D.

      Agestes

    • E.

      Polykares

    Correct Answer
    C. Timeon
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Timeon because the question asks for Lysander's best friend's name, and out of the given options, Timeon is the only name that could potentially be Lysander's best friend.

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  • 3. 

    Why does Lysander recieve six lashes from the overseer?

    • A.

      Because he stole medicine

    • B.

      He ran away from home

    • C.

      Because he spoke to a Spartan

    • D.

      Because he was in a fight

    • E.

      So he can take the full quota of grain

    Correct Answer
    E. So he can take the full quota of grain
    Explanation
    Lysander receives six lashes from the overseer so that he can take the full quota of grain. This suggests that the punishment serves as a means to motivate Lysander to fulfill his responsibilities and ensure that he collects the entire amount of grain assigned to him.

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  • 4. 

    The Fire of Ares is a.....

    • A.

      Book

    • B.

      Pendant given to Lysander

    • C.

      War between the Spartans and the Resistance

    • D.

      Piece of important paper given to Lysander

    • E.

      The name of medicine for Lysander's mom

    Correct Answer
    B. Pendant given to Lysander
    Explanation
    The correct answer is pendant given to Lysander. This is because the question asks for an explanation of what "The Fire of Ares" is, and the correct answer states that it is a pendant given to Lysander. This implies that "The Fire of Ares" refers to a specific pendant that was given to Lysander, potentially indicating its significance or importance in the story or context in which it is mentioned.

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  • 5. 

    What is the name of the older Spartan man that stopped the warriors from "beating up" Lysander?

    • A.

      Sarpedon

    • B.

      Cato

    • C.

      Demaratos

    • D.

      Kastor

    • E.

      Amikles

    Correct Answer
    A. Sarpedon
    Explanation
    Sarpedon is the correct answer because he is the older Spartan man who intervened to prevent the warriors from "beating up" Lysander. The other options, Cato, Demaratos, Kastor, and Amikles, are not relevant to the given question and do not align with the context of the older Spartan man's intervention.

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  • 6. 

    Despite Lysander's injuries, he continues to train for the Resistance ......

    • A.

      At home

    • B.

      In the marketplace village

    • C.

      At the Olympic stadium

    • D.

      A deserted millhouse

    • E.

      In an open barley field

    Correct Answer
    D. A deserted millhouse
    Explanation
    Lysander continues to train for the Resistance in a deserted millhouse. This location is likely chosen because it offers privacy and seclusion, making it an ideal place for Lysander to focus on his training without distractions. The deserted millhouse may also provide ample space for Lysander to practice his physical exercises and combat techniques. Additionally, the abandoned nature of the millhouse adds an element of secrecy and hiddenness, which aligns with the Resistance's need for covert operations.

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  • 7. 

    Helots are....

    • A.

      Slaves

    • B.

      Freewellers

    • C.

      A type of crop that Lysander harvests

    • D.

      A Greek God

    • E.

      A type of precious metal

    Correct Answer
    A. Slaves
    Explanation
    Helots were a class of unfree individuals in ancient Sparta who were enslaved by the state. They were forced to work the land and serve the Spartan citizens. The term "helot" specifically refers to the enslaved population in Sparta and does not encompass any other meanings or definitions provided in the options.

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  • 8. 

    Lysander looses his amulet when...

    • A.

      He is working in the barley fields

    • B.

      Agestes takes it from him in return for medicine

    • C.

      A man approaches him the central market with a knife

    Correct Answer
    C. A man approaches him the central market with a knife
    Explanation
    Lysander loses his amulet when a man approaches him at the central market with a knife. This suggests that the man threatens Lysander with a knife and steals his amulet during the encounter at the market.

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  • 9. 

    Describe the differences of Lysander's home to that of the village of the free-dwellers...

    Correct Answer
    mud houses not a lot of food no posessions, smells bad. .....friut trees gardens vegetables.
    Explanation
    Lysander's home is described as having mud houses, not a lot of food, no possessions, and smelling bad. In contrast, the village of the free-dwellers is described as having fruit trees, gardens, and vegetables. This suggests that Lysander's home is less developed and lacks basic amenities compared to the village of the free-dwellers.

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  • 10. 

    Why doesn't Lysander's mother help him harvest the crops?  Explain.

    Correct Answer
    she is ill
    Explanation
    The reason Lysander's mother doesn't help him harvest the crops is because she is ill. Her illness prevents her from physically being able to assist with the task.

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  • 11. 

    Describe the three "class systems" that are discussed in the book. 

    Correct Answer
    Spartans, free-dwellers, helots
    Explanation
    The book discusses three class systems: Spartans, free-dwellers, and helots. Spartans were the ruling class and held the highest status in society. They were known for their military prowess and strict discipline. Free-dwellers were citizens who were not Spartans but still enjoyed certain privileges and rights. They were responsible for farming and other non-military tasks. Helots were the lowest class, consisting of enslaved individuals who worked the land and served the needs of the Spartans. They had no rights and were treated as property.

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  • 12. 

    Why wasn't Orpheus killed when he was born into the Spartan class?  Explain.

    Correct Answer
    because they thought he was a miracle. lives one week in cold winter
    Explanation
    Orpheus was not killed when he was born into the Spartan class because the people believed that he was a miracle. They saw his ability to survive for one week in the cold winter as something extraordinary and believed that it was a sign of his divine nature. Therefore, they chose to spare his life instead of killing him like other infants in the Spartan class.

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  • 13. 

    In chapter 7,why does Lysander stand up to Agestes?  What does he do?

    Correct Answer
    He took his mother home. she was to ill to work
    Explanation
    Lysander stands up to Agestes because his mother is too ill to work. He takes her home to ensure that she receives proper care and rest. This action demonstrates Lysander's compassion and responsibility towards his family.

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