Athens & Sparta

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Athens & Sparta

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  • 1. 
    What body of water separates the Greek peninsula from Asia Minor?
    • A. 

      Aegean Sea

    • B. 

      Black Sea

    • C. 

      Ionia Sea

    • D. 

      Mediterranean Sea

  • 2. 
    Who was the first law giver of Athens?
    • A. 

      Draco

    • B. 

      Pericles

    • C. 

      Plato

    • D. 

      Solon

  • 3. 
    Which factor helped to unite the Greeks?
    • A. 

      Defense against Egypt

    • B. 

      Common culture and heritage

    • C. 

      Mountainous terrain

    • D. 

      Similar forms of governments

  • 4. 
    In a/an _____________________ rule is administered by a few upper class people. 
    • A. 

      Democracy

    • B. 

      Hierarchy

    • C. 

      Monarchy

    • D. 

      Oligarchy

  • 5. 
    Helot were slaves living in _______________________ who outnumbered their leader. 
    • A. 

      Alexandria

    • B. 

      Athens

    • C. 

      Sparta

    • D. 

      Corinth

  • 6. 
    What Greek City-state required strict military training for all male citizens beginning at age seven? 
    • A. 

      Corinth

    • B. 

      Athens

    • C. 

      Sparta

    • D. 

      Thebes

  • 7. 
    Which were enemies during the Pelponnesian War?
    • A. 

      Persia and Corinth

    • B. 

      Athens and Persia

    • C. 

      Sparta and Persia

    • D. 

      Athens and Sparta

  • 8. 
    What pass did King Leonidas try to defend?
    • A. 

      Marathon

    • B. 

      Salamis

    • C. 

      Thermopylae

    • D. 

      Delos

  • 9. 
    During the plague in Athen, one of the city's leader died. Who was it?
    • A. 

      Leonidas

    • B. 

      Alexander

    • C. 

      Pericles

    • D. 

      Themistocles

  • 10. 
    Another name for 'city-state'. 
    • A. 

      Metro

    • B. 

      Polis

    • C. 

      Acropolis

    • D. 

      State

  • 11. 
    One result of the Peloponnesian War was that
    • A. 

      The people of Athens wanted to overthrow Sparta

    • B. 

      Greeks lost their sense ofo community and unity

    • C. 

      The Greek City-states gladly accepted Spartan rule.

    • D. 

      Greece became even more united than before the war.

  • 12. 
    The reforms Cleisthenes put into effect _________________________
    • A. 

      Favor the equality of all people

    • B. 

      Decreased the rights and freedom of Athenians

    • C. 

      Only lasted for 50 years

    • D. 

      Opened the Assembly to all people over 20 years old.