Ancient Greece Facts Ultimate Quiz: Trivia!

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Are you interested in Ancient Greece? Are you able to pass this quiz? Ancient Greeks lived over 3000 years ago. Their civilizations followed the Dark age in Greece, which is said to have ended in 800 BC. Ancient Greece had an impact on our modern society. The best example is the Olympics, which is a tradition that is still enjoyed today. If you want to learn about Ancient Greece, this would be a fun start.


Questions and Answers
  • 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

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