1. Which of Aristophanes' plays was the most direct attack on Cleon?
- The Knights
- The Frogs
- The Acharnians
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2. Who was Cleon?
- A prominent politician
- A pro-war army general
- Athens' most skilled naval commander
- Aristophanes estranged brother
3. Why was Cleon unsuccessful in prosecuting Aristophanes?
- Aristophanes had the most expensive lawyer in Athens at the time
- Playwrights could not be prosecuted for what anything said in a play
- Playwrights were paid to attack and undermine politicians like Cleon
- The Assembly did not like Cleon for blackmailing the Athenian citizens
4. What reputation did Cleon have?
- Loud, obnoxious and easily offended.
- Quiet, shy and timid in the Assembly.
- A coward in battle but brave at sea.
- Funny, confident and intelligent.
5. Why did Cleon attempt to prosecute Aristophanes over one of his plays?
- The play was a personal attack on Cleon's wife
- The play revealed many of Assembly's secrets to foreign ambassadors
- The play had disgraced Athens in front of foreign ambassadors
- The play was a direct and personal attack on Cleon