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Chapter 4 History Test Ancient Greece

25 Questions
Greece Quizzes & Trivia

A quiz on Greece from the Minoan civilization up to Alexander the Great.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What seas surround Greece?
  • 2. 
    Greece is about....(square miles)
  • 3. 
    Why were mountains important in how Greek cultures developed?
  • 4. 
    The first Greek civilization was...
  • 5. 
    The Minoans were located in present day...
  • 6. 
    What caused the collapse of the Cretan Empire?
  • 7. 
    The Mycenaean people were part of the...
  • 8. 
    The three causes of Mycenaean destruction are...
  • 9. 
    The period from 1100BC to 750BC is called the dark ages because...
  • 10. 
    The acropolis is...
  • 11. 
    They were slaves in Athens.
  • 12. 
    The Greeks expanded into present day...
  • 13. 
    Sparta was a/an.....state
  • 14. 
    What was the cause of the Persian wars?
  • 15. 
    The Athenians first beat the Persians at....
  • 16. 
    The Persians came back at...
  • 17. 
    The Persians came back and fought 7,000 soldiers that held them off for 2 days at...(correct spelling)
  • 18. 
    After the Persians sacked Athens, the Greeks got the largest army they formed so far and defeated the Persians at....
  • 19. 
    In the Peloponnesian War, what caused the Athenians to finally surrender after 25 years of fighting?
  • 20. 
    Philip II was?
  • 21. 
    Alexander was?
  • 22. 
    Alexander defeated the Persians at Issus and by 332BC conquered...
  • 23. 
    In 331BC Alexander defeated the Persians at...
  • 24. 
    Alexander wanted to conqueror India but his soldiers...
  • 25. 
    Alexander died in.... at the age of....