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Mini-Quiz: Demosthenes

by Ron Kurtus (revised 23 October 2011)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.



1. How did Demosthenes overcome his speech handicap?

By being taught by Aristotle

By putting large rocks in his mouth, so no one would notice

By working on controlling his speaking skills

2. What personality traits seemed to motivate Demosthenes?

Wanting to win and patriotism

Playfulness and a good sense of humor

Desire to solve difficult problems

3. How did Demosthenes deal with those of opposing political views?

He sued anyone who disagreed with him

He ridiculed them with his caustic wit

He accused them of discrimination against the handicapped

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in Learning from Biographies. If you had problems, look over the material again.


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