Ancient Greece

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  • 1. 
    What was the land and climate of Ancient Greece like?

  • 2. 
    What did the people of Ancient Greece do?

  • 3. 
    How did the people adapt to and change their environment to meet their needs?

  • 4. 
    What principles of government from Ancient Greece are part of our government?

  • 5. 
    What styles of architecture used today came from Ancient Greece>

  • 6. 
    What types of art used today came from Ancient Greece?

  • 7. 
    What sporting events today came from Ancient Greece?

  • 8. 
    The best know city-state in Ancient Greece was

  • 9. 
    The 30 years of growth that Athens enjoyed in the arts and sciences during the reign of Pericles is called

  • 10. 
    Female children in Athens did attend school.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 11. 
    Male children in Athens did not attend school.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 12. 
    What kind of rights did slaves have in Athens?
    • A. 

      Males had some rights, females had no rights

    • B. 

      Females had some rights, males had no rights

    • C. 

      Males and females had no rights

    • D. 

      Males and females had some rights


  • 13. 
    Sparta was another well-known city-state in Ancient Greece.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 14. 
    Check all true statements.
    • A. 

      Sparta was a military society

    • B. 

      Sparta was known for it's arts and sciences

    • C. 

      Sparta was Athens's greatest rival

    • D. 

      Sparta women were considered citizens, unlike Athens


  • 15. 
    A type of two-handled jar with a narrow neck was called an

  • 16. 
    An amphora was used to carry
    • A. 

      Juice

    • B. 

      Water

    • C. 

      Soda

    • D. 

      Wine or oil


  • 17. 
    Greek pottery was decorated with artwork that often told the story of Greek heroes, such as Jason and the Argonauts and Perseus killing Medusa.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 18. 
    Ancient Greeks invented
    • A. 

      Music

    • B. 

      Drama

    • C. 

      Art

    • D. 

      Television


  • 19. 
    Who could attend the theater?
    • A. 

      Men only

    • B. 

      Women only

    • C. 

      Men and women


  • 20. 
    What are the three different types of columns the Greeks invented:
    • A. 

      Doric

    • B. 

      Ionic

    • C. 

      Bionic

    • D. 

      Corinthian


  • 21. 
    The ___________ were athletic contest held every four years in ancient Greece to honor the god Zeus.

  • 22. 
    Women were allowed to compete in the Olympics in ancient Greece.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 23. 
    Winners received a wreath of olive leaves to wear on their heads.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 24. 
    The Ancient Greeks believed in many gods.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 25. 
    The most famous temple in ancient Greece is
    • A. 

      Parthenon

    • B. 

      Agora

    • C. 

      Pyramids

    • D. 

      Scope


  • 26. 
    The most famous temple was built in honor of Athena.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


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