Greek Culture
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  • Question 1
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    Q. Long poem about heroic deeds
    answer choices
    Fable
    Epic
    Oracle
    Myth
  • Question 2
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    Q. Who wrote plays that poked fun at politicians and encouraged the audience to think?
    answer choices
    Thucydides
    Herodotus
    Euripides
    Aristophanes
  • Question 3
    60 seconds
    Q. A short tale using animals with human characteristics that teaches a moral or lesson
    answer choices
    Fable
    Epic
    Oracle
    Myth
  • Question 4
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    Q. Who used painted scenery and 3 actors to tell a story, author of "Oedipus Rex"?
    answer choices
    Plato
    Herodotus
    Euripides
    Sophocles
  • Question 5
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    Q. A priest or priestess who could predict the future
    answer choices
    Sophist
    Philosopher
    Oracle
    Zeus
  • Question 6
    60 seconds
    Q. Who is considered the "Father of History"?
    answer choices
    Thucydides
    Herodotus
    Plato
    Sophocles
  • Question 7
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    Q. Who questioned traditional thinking about war in his plays?
    answer choices
    Plato
    Sophocles
    Aristophanes
    Euripides
  • Question 8
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    Q. Who was the chief god of the Greeks?
    answer choices
    Zeus
    Plato
    Euripides
    Oracles
  • Question 9
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    Q. A way of teaching through questioning that is still used today
    answer choices
    Fable
    Epic
    Myth
    Socratic Method
  • Question 10
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    Q. What is the highest mountain in Greece and home to the gods and goddesses?
    answer choices
    Mount Olympus
    Zeus' Peak
    Mount Athena
    Sparta Point
  • Question 11
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    Q. Who believed that that human mind could understand everything?
    answer choices
    Sophists
    Socrates
    Philosophers
    Plato
  • Question 12
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    Q. Who taught that there was no absolute right or wrong?
    answer choices
    Sophists
    Plato
    Socrates
    Philosophers
  • Question 13
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    Q. Who is considered to be the greatest historian of the ancient world?
    answer choices
    Thucydides
    Herodotus
    Plato
    Sophocles
  • Question 14
    60 seconds
    Q. A traditional story about gods, goddesses and heroes
    answer choices
    Fable
    Epic
    Oracle
    Myth
  • Question 15
    60 seconds
    Q. What student of Socrates wrote the "Republic"?
    answer choices
    Thucydides
    Euripides
    Sophocles
    Plato
  • Question 16
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    Q. Who thought that governments should be headed by philosopher-kings?
    answer choices
    Alexander the Great
    Plato
    Aristophanes
    Jason
  • Question 17
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    Q. The Greeks hoped to earn the favor of their gods and goddesses by performing...
    answer choices
    acrobatics
    rituals
    tragedies
    dances
  • Question 18
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    Q. What is Homer's epic, the "Iliad" about?
    answer choices
    the Trojan War
    Alexander the Great
    Gilgamesh
    the oracle at Delphi
  • Question 19
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    Q. Who was the goddess of wisdom and crafts?
    answer choices
    Aphrodite
    Artemis
    Athena
    Apollo
  • Question 20
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    Q. What did Herodotus write?
    answer choices
    the "Odyssey"
    the "History of the Persian Wars"
    the "Book of the Dead"
    "Antigone"
  • Question 21
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    Q. Who wrote the "Odyssey"?
    answer choices
    Sophocles
    Homer
    Euripides
    Aesop
  • Question 22
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    Q. Aristotle taught his students to follow the ...
    answer choices
    Golden Rule
    Golden Fleece
    Golden Mean
    None of theses
  • Question 23
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    Q. What is a modern example of a drama?
    answer choices
    MP3s
    Concerts
    Movies and Plays
    All of these
  • Question 24
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    Q. Who was sentenced to death for his teachings?
    answer choices
    Archimedes
    Socrates
    Ares
    Plato
  • Question 25
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    Q. What did Greek people express through their mythology?
    answer choices
    Religious Beliefs
    Love of Poetry
    Love of Sports
    Political Beliefs
  • Question 26
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    Q. Who wrote many epic poems about heroic deeds, including the "Iliad"?
    answer choices
    Aesop
    Odysseus
    Croesus
    Homer
  • Question 27
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    Q. What types of drama did the Greeks perform as part of their religious festivals?
    answer choices
    Comedies and Tragedies
    Myths and Fables
    Epics and Tragedies
    Comedies and Myths
  • Question 28
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    Q. Who were the 3 best-known writers of Greek tragedies?
    answer choices
    Aeschylus, Euripides and Aristophanes
    Aeschylus, Euripides and Homer
    Aeschylus, Euripides and Sophocles
    Aeschylus, Euripides and Aesop
  • Question 29
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    Q. What 3 types of columns did the Greeks use in their buildings?
    answer choices
    Doric, Ionic and Athenian
    Doric, Ionic and Corinthian
    Doric, Ionic and Parthenon
    Doric, Ionic and Gregoric
  • Question 30
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    Q. Who taught that the universe was governed by the same laws as music and numbers?
    answer choices
    Plato
    Pythagoras
    Aristotle
    Herodotus
  • Question 31
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    Q. What does the word "philosophy" mean in Greek?
    answer choices
    Love of History
    Love of Science
    Love of Wisdom
    Love of Mathmatics
  • Question 32
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    Q. What was Socrates true love?
    answer choices
    Writing
    Sculpting
    Philosophy
    His Wife
  • Question 33
    60 seconds
    Q. Who wrote "Politics" after comparing 158 different governments?
    answer choices
    Plato
    Aristotle
    Thucydides
    Herodotus
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