Daily Life of Ancient Greece

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Daily Life of Ancient Greece.

1. What were the homes of the Ancient Greeks made of?
a. Stone blocks
b. Wood
c. Sun dried bricks
d. Marble
e. Granite

2. What was at the center of the Greek house?
a. The family room
b. The kitchen
c. The andron
d. The dining room
e. The courtyard

3. What was the main thing that the Greeks drank?
a. Beer
b. Watered wine
c. Water
d. Milk
e. Juice

4. Which of the following statements is true about Greek children?
a. The father could chose to abandon them when they were born
b. They had toys and played
c. The boys went to school, but the girls did not
d. All of the above
e. None of the above

5. Which of the following foods was not something the Ancient Greeks ate on a regular basis?
a. Bread
b. Vegetables
c. Pork
d. Olives
e. Cheese

6. What was the name of the garment that most all Greeks, men and women, wore during ancient times?
a. Chitin
b. Toga
c. Robe
d. Kilt
e. Parka

7. What type of jobs did the women usually have?
a. They often held positions in the government
b. The women were mostly homemakers
c. They worked hard labor such as farming or fishing
d. They worked as merchants and storeowners
e. They were on even footing with men in the workplace

8. What was the purpose of the room called the andron?
a. It was a place where the slaves went to work on crafts
b. It was another name for the courtyard
c. It was a room for only the women of the house
d. It was like the kitchen where they cooked their food
e. It was a place for the men of the house to entertain their friends

9. At what age were the children of Ancient Greece considered adults?
a. 12
b. 13
c. 15
d. 16
e. 18

10. At the age of seven, Greek boys began school. What were some of the subjects they studied?
a. Reading and writing
b. Debate and math
c. Musical instruments
d. All of the above
e. None of the above

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