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Question 1: After the conquests of ________ in the late 300's BC, a new international dialect known as Koine or Common Greek developed, largely based on Attic Greek, but with influence from other dialects.
Alexander the GreatPtolemaic KingdomMacedonia (ancient kingdom)Seleucid Empire

Question 2: The following polytonic Greek text is from the Apology by ________:
AristotleImmanuel KantPlatoBertrand Russell

Question 3: Rise of a distinctive ________ accent, resulting from contraction and certain other changes.
DiacriticCircumflexAcute accentGrave accent

Question 4: /gj/, /dj/ → /dz/ or /zd/ (see ________)
ZetaModern GreekGreek languageGreek alphabet

Question 5: Following ________'s practice, the augment is sometimes not made in poetry, especially epic poetry.
HomerTroyClassical antiquityAncient Greece

Question 6:
What region does Ancient Greek belong to?
Western Philosophy
South East England
eastern Mediterranean

Question 7: Syllabic /r/, /l/ become /ro/ and /lo/ in Mycenean Greek, ________; otherwise /ra/ and /la/, but /ar/ and /al/ before resonants and analogously.
Doric GreekAttic GreekAncient GreekAeolic Greek

Question 8: Verbs are conjugated through seven tenses: the present, future and imperfect tenses are imperfective in aspect; the aorist tense (perfective aspect); a present-perfect, pluperfect and future perfect (all with ________).
FrequentativeContinuous and progressive aspectsPerfect aspectInchoative verb

Question 9: Doric notably had several intermediate divisions as well, into Island Doric (including Cretan Doric), Southern Peloponnesus Doric (including Laconian, the dialect of ________), and Northern Peloponnesus Doric (including Corinthian).
Ancient Greek warfareClassical AthensAncient GreeceSparta

Question 10: The 2010 science fiction television series Caprica, set on twelve distant worlds culturally related to ________, uses Ancient Greek as a basis for the Tauron language.

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