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Social Studies Ancient Greek Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Which did Solon not do when he was given free rein to reform?
    • A. 

      Give farmers loans

    • B. 

      Freed debt slaves

    • C. 

      Gave citzenship to some foreigners

    • D. 

      Gave Athenian assembly more say

  • 2. 
    Pisitratus gave farmers land that had been stolen from the kinfs
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Who began the Council of 500?
    • A. 

      Solon

    • B. 

      Cleisthenes

    • C. 

      Plato

    • D. 

      Darius

  • 4. 
    Themistolces told ______________ to build a fleet to fight persia
  • 5. 
    What did Sparta do to prepare their men for war?
    • A. 

      Sent children off to the army barracks at age 7

    • B. 

      Forced men to eat away from their families until they were 40

    • C. 

      Gave them a great education so they could make wise decisions in battle

    • D. 

      Forced them to only wear a cloak even in winter

    • E. 

      Never allowed them to walk, they always had to run places to keep in shape

  • 6. 
    What was different about how Spartan women were treated then how Athenian women were treated?
    • A. 

      Spartan women could own a business and inherit property

    • B. 

      Women could show their ankles

    • C. 

      Women were killed if they couldn't bear children

    • D. 

      I have no idea what the f'in answer is!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • 7. 
    Athens is located on the Balkan Peninsula and Sparta on the Pelopennesus Peninsula 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Hammurabi was worried about______________when he made his code
    • A. 

      Moral and Ethics

    • B. 

      Circumstances

    • C. 

      Legibility

    • D. 

      Interpretation

    • E. 

      Insubordination

  • 9. 
    Greek mainly exported olives. oils, and choclate
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Water affected Greece in the below ways
    • A. 

      Athens was enriched in culture, education

    • B. 

      There was easy access to transportation

    • C. 

      It was easier to arrogate food

    • D. 

      They could defend themselves with their navy

    • E. 

      They had to fight for access to waterways

  • 11. 
    Hammruabi was from 
    • A. 

      Troy

    • B. 

      Athens

    • C. 

      Sparta

    • D. 

      Babylon

    • E. 

      Hell....I don't know

  • 12. 
    Mountains affected Greece because..
    • A. 

      It divided city-states

    • B. 

      It was difficult to travel in-land

    • C. 

      Harder soil

    • D. 

      Oracles could get high to the gods

    • E. 

      Cities could watch for mile for approaching armies

    • F. 

      Avalanches frequently forced cities to rebuild

  • 13. 
    Hammruabi did not like
    • A. 

      Lying and Stealing

    • B. 

      Lying and Killing

    • C. 

      Stealing and Killing

    • D. 

      Crying and WHining

  • 14. 
    Acropolis means a city that was angry 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    A___________is a painting on a wall
  • 16. 
    The Minoan Civilization was ended by
    • A. 

      An earthquake

    • B. 

      A volcanic eruption

    • C. 

      A dinsoaur stepped on it

    • D. 

      A devestating war

  • 17. 
    Europa was the daughter of the king of Phoencia and one day she was picking flowers in the garden. And she happened to see a bull so she put flowers in between the bulls horns and they leaped to Crete. In Crete the king's son, Minos saw Europa and becuase she was so beautiful killed the bull, thinking she was in dnager and named the continent after her. Europa was upset ath the bull's death so she tried to swim home but died. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The Mycenean Civilization recorded history by _________  (one word)
  • 19. 
    The Trojan was...this is what happened
    • A. 

      1. Paris, when visiting Sparta spotted Helen

    • B. 

      1. Paris when visitng Athens spotted Helena

    • C. 

      2. Paris kidnaps her and kidnaps her to Troy

    • D. 

      2. Paris kills her and brings her head to Troy

    • E. 

      2. Paris falls in love with her and doesn't very focefully bring her back to Troy

    • F. 

      3. Helen;s hubbie starts war

    • G. 

      3.Helen's hubbei doesn't care

  • 20. 
    You liked this quiz
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Sparta is located 
    • A. 

      Inland

    • B. 

      On the coast

    • C. 

      On the Perlopenesus Penisnula

    • D. 

      On the Balka Penisnula