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  • 1. 
    The Peloponnesion War involved which two city-states?
    • A. 

      Athens and Sparta

    • B. 

      Thebes and Sparta

    • C. 

      Thebes and Athens

    • D. 

      Corinth and Thebes

  • 2. 
    WHat did the Ancient Greeks refer to themselves as?
    • A. 

      Oikos

    • B. 

      Koine

    • C. 

      Hellenes

    • D. 

      Helots

  • 3. 
    Give a brief explanation of a myth.
  • 4. 
    What is the primary role of Spartan Women?
    • A. 

      Kill weak men.

    • B. 

      Kill weak women.

    • C. 

      Bear strong healthy babies for the polis

    • D. 

      Kill bears

    • E. 

      Support Spartan men

  • 5. 
    Give the name of one Greek philosopher.
  • 6. 
    Which is NOT a Greek god?
    • A. 

      Zeus

    • B. 

      Aphrodite

    • C. 

      Amen-Ra

    • D. 

      Posieden

    • E. 

      Hermes

  • 7. 
    Give 2 reasons why Sparta was easily defendable.
  • 8. 
    1. What was the Gerousia?
  • A. 

    Council of Elders

  • B. 

    28 men over the age of 60 elected for life

  • C. 

    A Spartan flower

  • D. 

    A secret society

  • 9. 
    1. Helots were
  • 10. 
    What was the krypteia?
  • 11. 
    Name the 3 city-states in the Peloponnesian League.
  • 12. 
    True or False.Solon divided Athens into 6 social groups.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    What kind of democracy is Pericles credited with bringing to Athens?
    • A. 

      Social Democracy

    • B. 

      Radical Democracy

    • C. 

      Republican Democracy

    • D. 

      Democratic Democracy

  • 14. 
    What does demokratia mean?
  • 15. 
    Briefly explain how Cleisthenes' reforms transformed Athens.
  • 16. 
    Anachronism is
    • A. 

      A way of telling time.

    • B. 

      What the Ancient Greeks called themselves

    • C. 

      Placing a object, person or way of thinking in the wrong time

    • D. 

      Excellence

  • 17. 
    How were the roles of women in Athens different from the roles of women in Sparta?
  • 18. 
    An agora is
    • A. 

      A type of greek food

    • B. 

      A rabbit

    • C. 

      A fluffy sweater

    • D. 

      A marketplace

  • 19. 
    Who was able to compete in the Ancient Olympic games?
  • 20. 
    WHo fought in the Trojan War?
  • 21. 
    Was the Trojan War real?
  • 22. 
    True or FalseSocrates wrote the Illiad and the Odyssey.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Who was not credited with Athenian democracy?
    • A. 

      Solon

    • B. 

      Cleisthenes

    • C. 

      Pericles

    • D. 

      Ramses

  • 24. 
    Koine is
    • A. 

      A greek fish

    • B. 

      Pita Bread

    • C. 

      Common Greek dialect

    • D. 

      Olive tree

  • 25. 
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