Famous Ancient Greeks Quiz

22 Questions | Total Attempts: 38

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Greece Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This is the greatest distance from any part of Greece to the coastlines. (in miles)
  • 2. 
    Minoans lived on island of _________, found by Sir Arther Evans at _______.
  • 3. 
    The ______ is half man, half bull. _________ vows to kill the half man, half bull.
  • 4. 
    Most famous seige with the Greeks was at ______. Story is told by _____.
  • 5. 
    ______ defeated the Mycenaean but are ____ advanced. Next ___ years called the ____ Ages. Ability to _____ disappears so Greeks flee to _____.
  • 6. 
    _______ reintroduce culture, crafts and skills to Greece. Time period is called ________ civilization.
  • 7. 
    _____: a city and its surrounding countryside in Greece
  • 8. 
    _________: a fortified hill in the center of the city and location of the ______
  • 9. 
    _____: the public square, political center of a polis
  • 10. 
    Mycenae's government was a ________.
  • 11. 
    ___________: state ruled by nobility, which was based in ____ ownership; practice in ______
  • 12. 
    _________: state ruled by small group of men, rule based on ______, group controlled by military, practice in ______.
  • 13. 
    Athens was located in an area called ______; Port city to serve it was _______
  • 14. 
    _________: the system for removing bad politicians
  • 15. 
    ________: the art of public speaking
  • 16. 
    Spartans decendents of _______.
  • 17. 
    _____: five men who rule Sparta
  • 18. 
    Ordinary people were never allowed to enter Greek temples.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Delphi was not only a religious center but also a center for commerce.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The oracle did not answer questions during the winter months.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Theaters in ancient Greece were dedicated to the Greek god Dionysus.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Romans admired Greek culture and will absorb it into their own.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False