Ancient Greece By Don Nardo: Business And Commerce Quiz

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Read the selections about Business and Commerce starting Chapter 5 in the book Ancient Greece by Don Nardo. Most of the Greek economy was based on agriculture. Then came a shift to commerce. Let's find out what kind of goods were imported and exported to and from Greece. Be careful in your transactions: the Minotaur really has a thing for imported cheese.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Name one commodity that Greece sent to Attica.
  • 2. 
    Name one commodity that Greece sent to Euboea.
  • 3. 
    Commerce is defined as an interchange of goods or ____________________, especially on a large scale between different countries.
    • A. 

      Commodes

    • B. 

      Commodities

    • C. 

      Commodores

  • 4. 
    Greece imported what two major commodities from Egypt?
    • A. 

      Linen

    • B. 

      Frankincense

    • C. 

      Flour

    • D. 

      Papyrus

    • E. 

      Hides

  • 5. 
    Greece imported what two major commodities from Phoenicia?
    • A. 

      Cheese

    • B. 

      Iron ore

    • C. 

      Dates

    • D. 

      Wheat flour

    • E. 

      Linen

  • 6. 
    Greece imported what two major commodities from Syracuse?
    • A. 

      Dates

    • B. 

      Pork

    • C. 

      Wheat

    • D. 

      Cheese

    • E. 

      Frankincense

  • 7. 
    Greece imported what two major commodities from Gaul (France)?
    • A. 

      Linen

    • B. 

      Hides

    • C. 

      Cheeses

    • D. 

      Pork

    • E. 

      Dates

  • 8. 
    Greece imported what major commodity from Syria?
    • A. 

      Papyrus

    • B. 

      Frankincense

    • C. 

      Dates

    • D. 

      Wheat flour

    • E. 

      Pork

  • 9. 
    Greece imported what major commodity from Africa?
    • A. 

      Cheeses

    • B. 

      Wheat

    • C. 

      Dates

    • D. 

      Hides

    • E. 

      Ivory

  • 10. 
    Greece imported what major commodity from Elba?
    • A. 

      Wheat

    • B. 

      Iron ore

    • C. 

      Linen

    • D. 

      Ivory

    • E. 

      Cheeses

  • 11. 
    Greece imported what major commodity from Ukraine?
    • A. 

      Papyrus

    • B. 

      Pork

    • C. 

      Cheese

    • D. 

      Wheat

    • E. 

      Ivory

  • 12. 
    Name one commodity that Greece sent to Thessaly.
  • 13. 
    Name one commodity that Greece sent to Miletus, Chios, and Samos.
  • 14. 
    The chief means of transportation was _____________ shipping because of the poor quality of Greek roads.
  • 15. 
    1. In which city did Tom Sawyer live?
    • A. 

      San Diego

    • B. 

      New York

    • C. 

      Seattle

    • D. 

      Rural America near the Mississippi River

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