Ancient Greece

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Questions on this quiz are based on information from
Ancient Greece.

1. What were the two main city states of Ancient Greece?
a. Roma and Alexandria
b. Corinth and Olympia
c. Sparta and Athens
d. Thebes and Argos
e. Delphi and Sikyon

2. What do we call the period of Ancient Greece history that occurred before the Greeks introduced democracy?
a. Monarchy Period
b. Hellenistic Period
c. Classical Period
d. Archaic Period
e. Feudal Period

3. What major civilization that came soon after the Greeks was greatly influenced by the Greek culture?
a. Romans
b. Egyptians
c. Assyrians
d. Persians
e. Chinese

4. What period was marked by democracy and great philosophers such as Plato and Socrates?
a. Monarchy Period
b. Hellenistic Period
c. Classical Period
d. Archaic Period
e. Philosophic Period

5. What was the primary focus of much of the culture of the city of Sparta?
a. Food and celebration
b. Music and literature
c. Painting and sculpture
d. Fishing and farming
e. War and fighting

6. Which of the following statements best describes the historical significance of Ancient Greece?
a. Much of today`s western culture is founded on Ancient Greek culture.
b. It was a powerful civilization with little lasting influence.
c. Greek culture had a large impact on Asian culture including China and Japan.
d. The Ancient Greeks had little impact on the rest of the world other than the Olympic games.
e. All of the above

7. What was the primary focus of much of the culture of the city of Athens?
a. War and fighting
b. Athletics and competition
c. Art and Education
d. Power and Conquest
e. Food and Drink

8. What do we call the last period of Ancient Greece, before they were conquered by the Romans?
a. Romantic Period
b. Hellenistic Period
c. Classical Period
d. Archaic Period
e. Golden Period

9. What toy was invented by the Greeks that many children still play with today?
a. Slinky
b. Kites
c. Marbles
d. Yo-yo
e. Blocks

10. What area of modern society has its foundation in the Ancient Greek culture?
a. Government
b. Art
c. Literature
d. Sports
e. All of the Above


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