Ancient Greece Facts Ultimate Quiz: Trivia!

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Ancient Greece Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    The type of landform that Greece is.
    • A. 

      Plateau

    • B. 

      Island

    • C. 

      Peninsula

    • D. 

      Mountain

  • 2. 
    Someone who takes over power by force.
    • A. 

      Oligarchy

    • B. 

      Tyrant

    • C. 

      Democracy

    • D. 

      Helot

  • 3. 
    Government-run by a few people.
    • A. 

      Oligarchy

    • B. 

      Democracy

    • C. 

      Monarchy

    • D. 

      Tyranny

  • 4. 
    Government-run by all the people.
    • A. 

      Oligarchy

    • B. 

      Democracy

    • C. 

      Monarchy

    • D. 

      Tyranny

  • 5. 
    A market place for people to meet others or buy things.
    • A. 

      Acropolis

    • B. 

      Fable

    • C. 

      Helot

    • D. 

      Agora

  • 6. 
    A tiny independent city built upon a hill.
    • A. 

      Acropolis

    • B. 

      Fable

    • C. 

      Helot

    • D. 

      Agora

  • 7. 
    Very popular philosophy in the Hellenistic world.
    • A. 

      Socratic Method

    • B. 

      Oracle

    • C. 

      Stoicism

    • D. 

      Zoroastrianism

  • 8. 
    Asking questions to force students to use their reason and see things for themselves.
    • A. 

      Socratic Method

    • B. 

      Oracle

    • C. 

      Stoicism

    • D. 

      Zoroastrianism

  • 9. 
    A story in which the main character struggles to overcome difficulties and fails.
    • A. 

      Drama

    • B. 

      Tragedy

    • C. 

      Comedy

    • D. 

      Fable

  • 10. 
    A story that usually ends in a happy way.
    • A. 

      Drama

    • B. 

      Tragedy

    • C. 

      Comedy

    • D. 

      Fable

  • 11. 
    A story told by actors who pretend to be characters in the story.
    • A. 

      Drama

    • B. 

      Tragedy

    • C. 

      Comedy

    • D. 

      Fable

  • 12. 
    Long poems told about heroic deeds.
    • A. 

      Drama

    • B. 

      Epic

    • C. 

      Comedy

    • D. 

      Fable

  • 13. 
    A short tale that teaches a lesson.
    • A. 

      Drama

    • B. 

      Epic

    • C. 

      Comedy

    • D. 

      Fable

  • 14. 
    What the Spartans called their captive workers?
    • A. 

      Slaves

    • B. 

      Indentured Servants

    • C. 

      Helots

    • D. 

      Croys

  • 15. 
    Thinkers who ponder questions about life.
    • A. 

      Psychologists

    • B. 

      Philosophers

    • C. 

      Teachers

    • D. 

      Doctors

  • 16. 
    A person who studies the stars.
    • A. 

      Mechanic

    • B. 

      Philosopher

    • C. 

      Archeologist

    • D. 

      Astronomer

  • 17. 
    Patran of Athens.
    • A. 

      Poseidon

    • B. 

      Athena

    • C. 

      Zeus

    • D. 

      Hades

  • 18. 
    King of the gods, god of the thunderbolt.
    • A. 

      Poseidon

    • B. 

      Athena

    • C. 

      Zeus

    • D. 

      Hades

  • 19. 
    God of the sea and horses.
    • A. 

      Poseidon

    • B. 

      Athena

    • C. 

      Zeus

    • D. 

      Hades

  • 20. 
    God of the underworld, death and dying.
    • A. 

      Poseidon

    • B. 

      Athena

    • C. 

      Zeus

    • D. 

      Hades

  • 21. 
    A most important building in Athens.
    • A. 

      Acropolis

    • B. 

      Parthenon

    • C. 

      Church

    • D. 

      Library

  • 22. 
    Which person would be able to vote in Athenian politics?
    • A. 

      Women

    • B. 

      Male Citizens

    • C. 

      Foreigners

    • D. 

      Slaves

  • 23. 
    Athenian courts had trial by _____________ with approximately ____________people in it.
    • A. 

      Courts, 300

    • B. 

      Courts, 500

    • C. 

      Jury, 300

    • D. 

      Jury, 500

  • 24. 
    Approximately what fraction of Athenians were slaves?
    • A. 

      1/4

    • B. 

      2/5

    • C. 

      3/4

    • D. 

      1/8

  • 25. 
    List all that apply for boys' education in Athens.
    • A. 

      Were taught only by their mothers

    • B. 

      Were taught by mother until age 7

    • C. 

      From ages 7-14 went to school

    • D. 

      At age 14 went back to live with parents