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Aesop's Fables: Quiz


Question 1: Around 1800, the fables were adapted and translated into Russian by the Russian ________ Ivan Krylov.
FableFairy taleLiterary techniquePoetry

Question 2: The American animator Jay Ward created a series of short cartoons called ________, which first aired as part of The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show in the early 1960s.
Bullwinkle J. MooseThe Rocky and Bullwinkle ShowJet Fuel FormulaDudley Do-Right

Question 3: ________'s Fables or Aesopica refers to a collection of fables credited to a slave and story-teller who lived in Ancient Greece between 620 and 560 BC.

Question 4: Nevertheless it is known that fables existed long before Aesop's time in ________, Assyria, Babylonia, and Sumer.
Ancient EgyptPtolemaic KingdomAlexander the GreatNew Kingdom

Question 5: Aesop (from the Greek ΑἴσωποςAisopos), famous for his ________, was a slave who lived mid–fifth century BC, in Ancient Greece.
Fairy talePoetryLiterary techniqueFable

Question 6: Perry, the editor of Aesopic fables of Babrius and Phaedrus for the ________, compiled a numbered index by type.
PlatoLoeb Classical LibraryDemosthenesAlcibiades

Question 7: The famed American artist ________ illustrated Aesop's Fables for the University of Washington Press in 1997.
Jacob LawrenceRomare BeardenCharles AlstonHarlem Renaissance

Question 8: [2] Modern scholarship reveals fables and proverbs of "Aesopic" form existing in both ancient Sumer and ________, as early as the third millennium BCE.
BabyloniaAbbasid CaliphateAkkadian EmpireNeo-Assyrian Empire

Question 9: The French fables of ________ were inspired by the brevity and simplicity of Aesop's Fables.
Jean de La BruyèreAlphonse de LamartineNicolas Boileau-DespréauxJean de La Fontaine

Question 10: From circa 2000 BCE, in ________, then, storytelling in this format finally reached ancient Greece at least by circa 600 BCE during the time of Aesop.
BabyloniaAkkadian EmpireMesopotamiaSumer

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