Athens Revision 1

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GCSE Classical Civilisation Revision Quiz - Athens


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why did Solon divide the Athenians into four social classes?
    • A. 

      He wanted to punish the people

    • B. 

      He wanted to reduce the power of the wealthy

    • C. 

      He wanted to give himself more power

    • D. 

      He wanted to gain support from other states

    • E. 

      He wanted to give the poor more power

  • 2. 
    Which of these was not a job of the assembly?
    • A. 

      Ostracism

    • B. 

      Day to day management of Athens

    • C. 

      Debating new rules and legislation

    • D. 

      Arguing over whether to go to war

    • E. 

      Electing magistrates

  • 3. 
    How many people served on the council (boule)?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      50

    • C. 

      100

    • D. 

      500

    • E. 

      60000

  • 4. 
    Approximately how many citizen were there in Athens before the Peloponnesian War?
    • A. 

      10000-20000

    • B. 

      30000 - 35000

    • C. 

      40000 - 60000

    • D. 

      80000 - 100000

    • E. 

      100000 - 2000000

  • 5. 
    Which group of people managed the Council?
  • 6. 
    Who divided the Athenians into ten tribes? (Either spelling is acceptable, but don't put both!)
  • 7. 
    What was the lowest class of citizens in Athens?
    • A. 

      Thetes

    • B. 

      Pentacosiomedimni

    • C. 

      Hippeis

    • D. 

      Slaves

    • E. 

      Metics