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Ancient Greece Study Guide

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21 questions
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  • Q1
    1) The Greeks hoped to earn the favor of their gods and goddesses by performing
    Oracles
    Tragedies
    Oral traditions such as mythology
    Rituals, sacrifices and festivals
    20s
  • Q2
    2) Many communities in ancient Greece were separated by mountains and valleys which resulted in
    Construction of advanced system of roads
    The development of different languages
    The development of independent city-states
    Alliances formed for group protection
    20s
  • Q3
    3) Who wrote the Odyssey?
    Aristotle
    Homer
    Socrates
    Plato
    20s
  • Q4
    4) The library here attracted scholars from all over the world
    Alexandra
    Athens
    Sparta
    Troy
    20s
  • Q5
    5) Since Spartan men lived away from home most of the time, Spartan women
    could join the army
    could own property and travel
    became the government leaders
    were allowed to have more than one husband
    20s
  • Q6
    6) Why was Socrates sentenced to death?
    His teachings threatened the Athenian government
    His teachings against democracy angered Plato
    His teachings angered the oracle
    His Socratic method angered the Sophists
    20s
  • Q7
    7) The Minoans made their living as
    soliders
    traders
    weavers
    farmers
    20s
  • Q8
    8) The geography of Greece was dominated by
    rugged ocean coasts
    vast desert plateaus
    rich fertile valleys
    mountains and seas
    20s
  • Q9
    9) Greece’s mainland could best be described as a(n)
    peninsula
    archipelago
    island
    delta
    20s
  • Q10
    10) The Hellenistic Era produced a great body of achievements in
    science, mathematics, art, architecture, literature, and philosophy
    art and architecture
    a) science and politics
    literature, religion and philosophy
    20s
  • Q11
    11) Who was the goddess of wisdom and crafts and was so popular that she had a major city-state named in her honor?
    Apollo
    Artemis
    Athena
    Aphrodite
    20s
  • Q12
    12) Whose armies conquered the land as far east as modern Pakistan?
    Darius III
    Alexander the Great
    Phillip II
    Cyrus the Great
    20s
  • Q13
    13) The ancient Olympic Games, which occurred every four years in Greece, were held in honor of
    Pericles
    Hercules
    Olympia
    Zeus
    20s
  • Q14
    14) This Macedonian king loved Greek culture and was the father of Alexander the Great.
    Socrates
    Xerxes
    Philip II
    Homer
    20s
  • Q15
    15) After the Persian Wars ended, Athens entered the
    entered a Golden Age
    was moved to a new location
    sought to build new colonies
    built up their military strength
    20s

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