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Ancient Greece

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  • Q1
    What is the capital of Greece?
    Corinth
    Athens
    Sparta
    30s
  • Q2
    What was Sparta most known for?
    Their focus on academics
    The Parthenon
    Their focus on military
    Their philosophers
    30s
  • Q3
    In a direct democracy, who votes on the issues?
    Citizens vote directly on every issue
    Just the monarchs
    Representatives voted by citizens
    30s
  • Q4
    Which type of democracy elects individuals to represent them in voting?
    Oligarchy
    Representative democracy
    Direct Democracy
    30s
  • Q5
    A monarchy is ruled by......
    One king or queen
    An unofficial ruler
    Many kings and queens
    a voted representative
    30s
  • Q6
    An oligarchy is ruled by...
    an unofficial ruller
    Many kings/queens from wealth families
    One king or queen
    An elected representative
    30s
  • Q7
    A Tyranny is ruled by...
    A king or queen who inherited the throne
    An elected official
    One person who took power by force, an 'illegitimate' ruler
    30s
  • Q8
    Which of the following statements is a phrase used by Spartans?
    "Representation by the people and for the people."
    "Come back with your shield or on it"
    "Education is important to democracy"
    30s
  • Q9
    True or False: The Olympics were originally held to honor the gods
    False
    True
    30s
  • Q10
    The ancient Greeks were polytheistic. What does that mean?
    They believed in many gods
    They believed in one god
    They believed in no gods.
    30s
  • Q11
    Athenian women....
    were ashamed when their sons came home from war alive
    had many rights and were even educated.
    had little rights and men ruled their lives.
    30s
  • Q12
    Which of the following is NOT an example of columns in Greek architecture?
    Doric
    Copco
    Ionic
    Corinthian
    30s
  • Q13
    T/F: A Peninsula is surrounded on all sides by water.
    False, it is surrounded on three sides by water.
    True
    30s
  • Q14
    What peninsula is Sparta located on?
    Peloponnesus
    Island of Crete
    Mainland Greece
    30s
  • Q15
    T/F: Athens was one of the first to establish governments with democratic ideals.
    False
    True
    30s

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