Ancient Greece Unknown Facts Quiz! Trivia

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Ancient Greece Unknown Facts Quiz! Trivia

Do you think you know any unknown facts about Ancient Greece? This quiz can be of assistance. There were hundreds of city-states in Ancient Greece, and by the 6th century BC, some cities became much more important than the others. The main four include Corinth, Thebes, Sparta, and Athens. The towns were thriving and exemplified the true nature of Ancient Greece. If you are prompted to learn more about Ancient Greece, this quiz will help.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is the poet that wrote about the Trojan War?
    • A. 

      Troy

    • B. 

      Homer

    • C. 

      Pericles

    • D. 

      Socrates

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    What group of Athenians benefited most from democracy?
    • A. 

      Men who were citizens of Athens benefited most.

    • B. 

      Women of Athens benefited most.

    • C. 

      Men and Women who were citizens of Athens benefited most.

    • D. 

      All men of Athens benefited most.

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    A person who uses the power of the mind to understand natural events is a _____________
    • A. 

      Astronomer

    • B. 

      Artisan

    • C. 

      Olympian

    • D. 

      Philosopher

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    What is a serious story that usually ends in disaster for the main character?
    • A. 

      Tribute

    • B. 

      Tragedy

    • C. 

      Plague

    • D. 

      Epic

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    What is important about Marathon?
    • A. 

      They are held in all cities.

    • B. 

      Those who live there are known for their great bread.

    • C. 

      Aristole founded it.

    • D. 

      It is the site of a famous battle in which the Greeks defeated the Persians.

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Why were there so many city-states in ancient Greece?
    • A. 

      Because they did not have a common language.

    • B. 

      Because they did not worship the same gods.

    • C. 

      Because they were to busy farming to unite.

    • D. 

      Because they were separated by geographic barriers.

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    What portion of the population of Athens were citizens?
    • A. 

      All were citizens except for slaves.

    • B. 

      Half the people were citizens.

    • C. 

      One in five were citizens.

    • D. 

      One in twenty were citizens.

  • 8. 
    Serious Greek plays were known as:
    • A. 

      Epics

    • B. 

      Comedies

    • C. 

      Operas

    • D. 

      Tragedies

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    The main source of wealth in Athens was
    • A. 

      Trade and silver

    • B. 

      Art and architecture

    • C. 

      Agriculture

    • D. 

      Looting other city-states

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    Women in ancient Athens.
    • A. 

      Could vote

    • B. 

      Ran the home and the family

    • C. 

      Could own property

    • D. 

      Spent most of their time outdoors

    • E. 

      None of the above

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