1. Which of Aristophanes' plays was the most direct attack on Cleon?
- The Frogs
- The Knights
- The Acharnians
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2. Why are Aristophanes' attacks on Cleon entertaining in his plays?
- The audience knew Cleon was sitting in the front seat of the theatre
- The audience could see Cleon's family in the theatre
- The audience knew Aristophanes would soon be arrested
- The audience knew Cleon was dying
3. Why was Cleon unsuccessful in prosecuting Aristophanes?
- Playwrights could not be prosecuted for what anything said in a play
- The Assembly did not like Cleon for blackmailing the Athenian citizens
- Playwrights were paid to attack and undermine politicians like Cleon
- Aristophanes had the most expensive lawyer in Athens at the time
4. Who was Cleon?
- A prominent politician
- Aristophanes estranged brother
- A pro-war army general
- Athens' most skilled naval commander
5. What reputation did Cleon have?
- Loud, obnoxious and easily offended.
- Funny, confident and intelligent.
- Quiet, shy and timid in the Assembly.
- A coward in battle but brave at sea.