1. Why was Aristophanes wrong in accusing Lamachus of profiting from his job?
- Men weren't paid at all if they were aged 40 or more
- Military generals weren't paid
- Lamachus' pay cheque was always public
- It was well known that Lamachus was poor
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2. Why was Aristophanes wrong in accusing Lamachus of avoiding places of battle?
- The Assembly voted on where to send military generals
- Lamachus had killed the prince of Sparta just before the play was performed
- Clean himself chose where Lamachus was to go
- He had lost an arm in battle just before the play was performed
3. What does Aristophanes accuse Lamachus of second in the opening scene?
- Avoiding battle by going places where there was no fighting
- Blackmailing the members of the Assembly
- Secretly making peace with the Spartans
- Staying at home and not going to fight at all
4. Why were military generals and officers elected?
- The members of the Assembly demanded it
- The job required general popularity
- The job required skill
- The Assembly could not afford to fund the military
5. Which is the first accusation Aristophanes makes of Lamachus in the opening scene?
- Earning a profit from his role as military general
- Stealing food from the Athenians by making peace with Sparta
- Beginning the War by stealing a Megarian slave
- Blackmailing the soldiers and citizens of Athens