Quiz About The Glory Of Ancient Greece: Definitions

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Ancient Greece Quizzes & Trivia

A quiz over the definitions from Chapter 7 ( History of Our World: The Early Ages ) of The Glory of Ancient Greece


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Select the following definition for "Hellenistic" 
    • A. 

      A war fought between Athens and Sparta; almost every other Greek city-state wars involved in the war

    • B. 

      To murder for political reasons

    • C. 

      A city-state in ancient Greece

    • D. 

      Describing Greek history or culture after the death of Alexander the Great, including the 3 main kingdoms formed by the breakup of Alexander's empire

  • 2. 
    Select the following definition for "Athens"
    • A. 

      A city-state in ancient Greece; the capital of modern-day Greece

    • B. 

      A city-state in ancient Greece

    • C. 

      A wide-spread disease

    • D. 

      A public market and meeting place in an ancient Greek City; the Agora, spelled with a capital "a", refers to the agora of Athens

  • 3. 
    Select the following definition for "helots"
    • A. 

      A seller of goods

    • B. 

      To murder for political reasons

    • C. 

      A wide-spread disease

    • D. 

      In ancient Sparta, the term for slave who were owned by the State

  • 4. 
    Select the following definition for "plague"
    • A. 

      To murder for political reasons

    • B. 

      A wide-spread disease

    • C. 

      A city-state in ancient Greece, the capital of modern-day Greece

    • D. 

      Condition of being owned by and forced to work for someone else

  • 5. 
    Select the following definition for "Agora/agora"
    • A. 

      A public market and meeting place in an ancient Greek City; spelling with a capital "a"

    • B. 

      King of Macedonia- conquered Persia and Egypt and invaded India

    • C. 

      A war fought between Athens and Sparta in ancient Greece; almost every other Greek city-state was involved in the war

    • D. 

      A city-state in ancient Greece; the capital of modern-day Greece

  • 6. 
    Select the following definition for "assassinate"
    • A. 

      A wide-spread disease

    • B. 

      An action taken to isolate the enemy and cut off its supplies

    • C. 

      To murder for political reasons

    • D. 

      A seller of goods

  • 7. 
    Select the following definition for "Peloponnesian War" 
    • A. 

      Describing Greek history of culture after the death of Alexander the Great, including the 3 main kingdoms formed by the breakups of Alexander's empire

    • B. 

      The ancient Sparta, the term for slaves who were owned by the state

    • C. 

      A war fought between Athens and Sparta in ancient Greece; almost every other Greek city-state was involved in the war

    • D. 

      Condition of being owned by and forced to work for someone else

  • 8. 
    Select the following definition for "vendor" 
    • A. 

      An action taken to isolate the enemy and cut off its supplies

    • B. 

      Seller of goods

    • C. 

      In ancient Sparta, the term for slave who were owned by the State

    • D. 

      A public market and meeting place in an ancient Greek City; spelled with a capital "a"

  • 9. 
    Select the following definition for "Alexander the Great" 
    • A. 

      A war fought between Athens and Sparta in ancient Greece; almost every other Greek city-state was involved in the war

    • B. 

      Describing Greek history or culture after the death of Alexander the Great, including the 3 main kingdoms formed by the breakup of Alexander's empire

    • C. 

      King of Macedonia- conquered Persia and Egypt and invaded India

    • D. 

      An action taken to isolate the enemy and cut off its supplies

  • 10. 
    Select the following definition for "slavery" 
    • A. 

      To murder for political reasons

    • B. 

      Condition of being owned by and force to work for someone else

    • C. 

      A city-state in ancient Greece; the capital of modern-day Greece

    • D. 

      Describing Greek history or culture after the death of Alexander the Great, including the 3 main kingdoms formed by the breakup of Alexander's empire

  • 11. 
    Select the following definition for "blockade" 
    • A. 

      A wide-spread disease

    • B. 

      A seller of goods

    • C. 

      Condition of being owned by and forced to work for someone else

    • D. 

      An action taken to isolate the enemy and cut off its supplies

  • 12. 
    Select the following definition for "Sparta"
    • A. 

      A city-state in ancient Greece

    • B. 

      A public market and meeting place in an ancient Greek City; spelled with a capital "a"

    • C. 

      An action taken to isolate the enemy and cut off its supplies

    • D. 

      King of Macedonia- conquered Persia and Egypt and invaded India