Greece and Persia Review
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  • Question 1
    60 seconds
    Q. Which of these civilizations had the Palace of Knossos, a Labyrinth, and Linear A?
    answer choices
    Minoans
    Mycenaeans
    Troy
    Arthur Evans
  • Question 2
    60 seconds
    Q. Which of these languages cannot be translated, leaving us to focus on the culture's art and architecture?
    answer choices
    Linear A
    Linear B
    Greek
    Trojan
  • Question 3
    60 seconds
    Q. Who was the legendary King of the Mycenaeans, who was evil, and thought to have been commander in chief during the Trojan Wars?
    answer choices
    Paris
    Hector
    Agamemnon
    Menelaus
  • Question 4
    60 seconds
    Q. Which early civilization is located on the mainland of Greece?
    answer choices
    Minoan
    Mycenaean
    Cretians
    Ionians
  • Question 5
    60 seconds
    Q. What is this famous statue called, despite the fact that she probably is NOT this?
    answer choices
    Snake Goddess of the Minoans
    Athena, Warrior Princess
    The Female Version of Posiedon
    A Fertility Goddess
  • Question 6
    60 seconds
    Q. ALL of these helped to promote the Greek Renaissance after its dark age EXCEPT:
    answer choices
    A revival of economy
    Homer's Stories
    Iron production
    Bronze production
  • Question 7
    60 seconds
    Q. What group were the Persians from, initially?
    answer choices
    Indo-Europeans
    Minoans
    Egyptians
    Indians
  • Question 8
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    Q. He was the founder of the Persian Empire.
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    Xerxes
    Cyrus II (the Great)
    Darius I
    Solon
  • Question 9
    60 seconds
    Q. What did the satraps do?
    answer choices
    They were Persian leaders
    They went around giving out presents
    They acted like governors and collected taxes
    They collected taxes independently
  • Question 10
    60 seconds
    Q. Cyrus was successful in his expansion of the empire because 
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    Everyone had to follow his religion and  laws.
    He allowed people to do whatever they wanted.
    The people had to follow his laws but kept their religion and customs.
    He destroyed every city he conquered and burned them to the ground.
  • Question 11
    60 seconds
    Q. The Cyrus Cylinder was all of the following EXCEPT:
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    A document that declared religious freedom
    A document that showed Cyrus as a powerful king
    A possible human rights document
    The first constitution in history
  • Question 12
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    Q. These Persian officials collected taxes, served as judges, and put down rebellions within their territories.
    answer choices
    Satraps
    Cavalry
    Immortals
    Qanats
  • Question 13
    60 seconds
    Q. This city-state had the strongest army/infantry in Greece.
    answer choices
    Athens
    Ionia
    Sparta
    Thebes
  • Question 14
    60 seconds
    Q. Which city-state had a powerful navy and defeated the Persian navy at the Battle of Salamis?
    answer choices
    Athens
    Ionia
    Sparta
    Thebes
  • Question 15
    60 seconds
    Q.  Zoroastrianism, emerged in Persia during this era. It focused primarily on...
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    Buddha and achieving enlightenment
    the fight between good and evil
    its god, Angra Mainyu
    a polytheistic pantheon of gods
  • Question 16
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    Q. Which of these is NOT a geopolitical element of Greece?
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    The large amount of open plains allowed for cattle grazing
    A lot of mountains made it difficult to travel and unite as one
    The water provided trade routes and food
    The lack of plains meant that they needed to trade for grain
  • Question 17
    60 seconds
    Q. Who were Heinrich Schliemann and Arthur Evans?
    answer choices
    Tyrants of Athens
    Leaders of Sparta
    Famous Archaeologists
    Authors of Histories
  • Question 18
    60 seconds
    Q. The public square where meetings took place in Greek city-states was called the
    answer choices
    Agora    
    Phalanx
    Parthenon
    Assembly
  • Question 19
    60 seconds
    Q. The type of government the Spartans practiced was
    answer choices
    Democracy
    Monarchy
    Oligarchy
    Tyranny
  • Question 20
    60 seconds
    Q. Which of these men is the "father of democracy" because he added the Assembly, which allowed the average citizen to vote in Athens?
    answer choices
    Solon
    Clisthenes
    Themistocles
    Leonidas
  • Question 21
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    Q. Who were considered citizens in the democracy of ancient Athens
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    all men & women
    all men born in Athens
    all men
    all men & women born in Athens.
  • Question 22
    60 seconds
    Q. Spartan slaves who farmed the land in Sparta were called
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    Helots
    Ephors
    Perioki
    Spartiates
  • Question 23
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    Q. Spartan society was notable for
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    a higher standard of living than most Greek city-states
    an emphasis on military and athletic ability
    great intellectual and artistic accomplishment
    being the birthplace of democracy
  • Question 24
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    Q. What is the Acropolis?
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      A big fortress
    A high hill
    A city
    A state
  • Question 25
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    Q. Sparta’s most glorious defeat, when every last man died, took place at the battle of
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    Marathon
    Thermopylae
    Salamis
    Plataea
  • Question 26
    60 seconds
    Q. The winner of the Greco-Persian Wars was...
    answer choices
    Persia
    Greece
    Babylon
    Macedon
  • Question 27
    60 seconds
    Q. Who won at the Battle of Marathon and the Battle of Salamis?
    answer choices
    Athenians
    Persians
    Peloponnesians
    Romans
  • Question 28
    60 seconds
    Q. What league did Athens and the other city-states form to protect Greece from Persia?
    answer choices
    Peloponnesian
    Delian
    Justice
    Attica
  • Question 29
    60 seconds
    Q. What was a Greek soldier called and what was the name of the formation that he often fought in?
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    Hoplite, phalanx
    Hoplite, trireme
    Spartan, greaves
    Cuirass, hoplite
  • Question 30
    60 seconds
    Q. Which of these civilizations might have been matrilineal based on their artwork and number of goddesses?
    answer choices
    Macedonians
    Mycenaeans
    Minoans
    Miletans
  • Question 31
    60 seconds
    Q. Unrest of the lower classes usually led to a....where a tyrant takes over the government and rules with total control
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    Oligarchy
    Democracy
    Tyranny
    Polis De Tats
  • Question 32
    60 seconds
    Q. Which of these people was said to have written the Iliad and the Odyssey, but we're not exactly sure if he really lived?
    answer choices
    Aphrodite
    Phidias
    Aspasia
    Homer
  • Question 33
    60 seconds
    Q. Why did Sparta refuse to join the Delian League?
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    They didn't want Athens to dominate Greece
    They didn't have the money to pay the membership
    They have their own Army and don't need Athens to fight Persia
    They thought they were invincible, and wanted to conquer more slaves
  • Question 34
    60 seconds
    Q. Which City-State won the Peloponnesian War?
    answer choices
    Troy
    Athens
    Ionia
    Sparta
  • Question 35
    60 seconds
    Q. Which historian wrote about the GRECO-PERSIAN WARS?
    answer choices
    Thucydides
    Herodotus
    Homer
    Phidias
  • Question 36
    60 seconds
    Q. Which of the following was not a Greek play write of TRAGEDIES
    answer choices
    Aeschylus 
    Sophocles
    Euripides
    Aristophanes
  • Question 37
    60 seconds
    Q. Greek philosopher who opened a school called the Lyceum, influenced scientific method, wrote 200 books on a wide range of topics and tutored Alexander the Great
    answer choices
    Socrates
    Aristotle
    Plato
    Euripides
  • Question 38
    60 seconds
    Q. This person is considered the father of medicine. He believed natural causes NOT supernatural  causes contributed to diseases. His code of conduct still practiced by modern doctors.
    answer choices
      Zeno
    Thales
    Hippocrates
    Herodotus
  • Question 39
    60 seconds
    Q. This famous astronomer, inventor, and mathematician discovered the “Theory of Displacement” when he stepped into his bathtub and water spilled out!
    answer choices
    Archimedes
    Pythagoras
    Pericles
    Aristotle
  • Question 40
    60 seconds
    Q. This student of Socrates wrote a book called “The Republic” which outlines the ideal society &  government. He distrusted the lower class and wanted only educated citizens running things.
    answer choices
    Pheidippides
    Pericles
    Plato
    Aristotle
  • Question 41
    60 seconds
    Q. This person wrote a collection of books on gemoetry called the Elements. His ideas are still taught today.
    answer choices
    Euripides
    Thales
    Thucydides
    Euclid
  • Question 42
    60 seconds
    Q. This City State is known for its economy and incredible wealth due to its profits from other city state's wars.
    answer choices
    Corinth
    Megara
    Athens
    Thebes
  • Question 43
    60 seconds
    Q. Which of the following was NOT a cause of the Peloponnesian War
    answer choices
    Sparta formed its own league the Peloponnesian League in response to the Delian League
    Athens were treating the Delian League as its empire & forcing city-states to remain in it.
    Persia demanded that Athens give up the Delian League
    Sparta was jealous & fearful of Athens growing power
  • Question 44
    60 seconds
    Q. Which of the following was NOT a result of the Peloponnesian War?
    answer choices
    Athens is defeated and the "Golden Age" comes to an end
    All of the Greek city-states are weakened after 27 years of war
    The Spartans allowed the Athenians to keep their democracy
    The Long Walls had to be torn down and the Athenian navy was limited to 12 ships
  • Question 45
    60 seconds
    Q. This Greek historian wrote about the Peloponnesian War and is considered the first scientific historian because he relied on only facts.
    answer choices
    Herodotus
    Thucydides
    Pheidippides
    Thales
  • Question 46
    60 seconds
    Q. This City State was known for its high population of pornai and hetaerae, as well as its temple to Aphrodite.
    answer choices
    Athens
    Corinth
    Sparta
    Macedon
  • Question 47
    60 seconds
    Q. Which pan-hellenic (all of Greece) festival was the most important?
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    Phil-harmonic
    Alexandria
    Pan-Athenia
    Olympics
  • Question 48
    60 seconds
    Q. What did Greeks glorify in their art above all else?
    answer choices
    Animals
    War
    The Delian League
    The Human Form
  • Question 49
    60 seconds
    Q. What was the chief contribution that Pericles made to Athens? 
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    He soundly defeated the Persians in the Battle of Thermopylae.
    He directed the rebuilding of the city, which had lain in ruins.
    He destroyed a number of unwanted buildings, such as the Parthenon.
    He established democracy in Athens for the first time.
  • Question 50
    60 seconds
    Q. What did Socrates do that got him into trouble?
    answer choices
     He tried to overthrow the Athenian government by starting a revolution.
    He abandoned his belief in the gods and goddesses and became a Christian.
    He accused Athenian leaders of leading young people into error and disloyalty.
    He encouraged people to question the very things they thought they knew.
  • Question 51
    60 seconds
    Q. The Oracle of Delphi 
    answer choices
    was a new philosophy called Cynicism
    a priestess that would answer questions
    the goddess of wisdom.
    a writer of comedies
  • Question 52
    60 seconds
    Q. What famous philosopher was Alexander`s teacher as a child?
    answer choices
    Socrates
    Aristotle
    Plato
    Euclid
  • Question 53
    60 seconds
    Q. Alexander created and named many cities.  What was his favorite name for a city?
    answer choices
    Alexandria
    Cairo
    Athens
    Sparta
  • Question 54
    60 seconds
    Q. What did Alexander do to cities that resisted being conquered?
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    He recruited the people into his army
    He let the people go
    He burned the city to the ground and sold the people into slavery
    His soldiers adopted the children of the conquered people
  • Question 55
    60 seconds
    Q. Alexander blended Greek culture with Persian (Eastern)  culture to create a new culture  known as
    answer choices
    Archaic Hellenistic
    Hellenistic
    the Golden Age
    Stoicism
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