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Ancient Greece #1

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  • Q1
    Which letter on the map indicates the location of Greece
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  • Q2
    What is the name of the landform that describes the country of Greece?
    River Valley
  • Q3
    For many Greek city-states there was not enough farmland to feed the population. What did they Greeks do to solve this issue?
    They set up rationing systems so everybody would only be able to eat the same small amount of food
    The remained a small polis so that the population did not get too large so there would be enough food to each
    They traded with North America so they would have access to a greater variety of goods
    They set up colonies in other parts of the Mediterranean which could ship food back to the polis
  • Q4
    Which letter on the map indicates the location of Asia Minor
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  • Q5
    Which letter on the map shows the location of the Aegean Sea?
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  • Q6
    What were ancient Greek communities isolated from one another?
    The mountains made travel and communication difficult
    The seas made travel hard from one place to another
    The weather was always bad in ancient Greece
    None of the people in ancient Greece liked each other
  • Q7
    Based on the map above, which of the following statements is true?
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    Greek colonies did not extend or exist beyond the Greek peninsula
    All of the Greek colonies were located along coastlines near major bodies of water
    All of the Greek colonies were located inland because most trading took place across major land routes
    Greek colonies expanded to the East, but did not expand to the West
  • Q8
    Citizens in Greece were
    Rulers of the government
    People who could not participate in the government
    People who lived in the borders of a certain country
    People who had the right to participate in government
  • Q9
    What type of government allows citizens to vote for, or elect, government leaders to rule over their country or civilization and make all the key decisions for society?
    Representative Democracy
    Direct Democracy
  • Q10
    When boys finished school in Sparta they were expected to
    take an active role in public affairs
    run for office so they could be involved in government jobs
    stay home with their families
    join the military
  • Q11
    What type of government is ruled by a small group of powerful and rich people?
    Direct Democracy
    Representative Democracy
  • Q12
    How did living on a peninsula impact Greece?
    Living on a peninsula was harmful to the Greeks because they suffered from destructive flooding that was unpredictable.
    Living on a peninsula forced the Greeks to trade less with other civilizations because they were surrounded by water on three sides.
    Living on a peninsula forced the Greeks to develop a strong navy, and allowed them to control trade across the Mediterranean Sea.
    Living on a peninsula made the Greeks very susceptible to attacks, and other civilizations were able to easily invade and take over Greece.
  • Q13
    Which of the following place the Greek forms of government in the correct order?
    Monarchy, Tyranny, Oligarchy, Democracy
    Democracy, Oligarchy, Tyranny, Monarchy
    Democracy, Monarchy, Tyranny, Oligarchy
    Monarchy, Democracy, Tyranny, Oligarchy
  • Q14
    “We regard an individual who takes no interest in public affairs not as harmless, but as useless.” The quotation above illustrates the importance the Ancient Athenian people placed on the individual participation in the
    Education of young children
    Religious rituals of the community
    Economic activities of the household
    Political process of the city-state

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