Ch. 27 Athens And Sparta Quiz

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Athens Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Which form of government in a greek city-state usually came first?
    • A. 

      Monarchy

    • B. 

      Tyranny

    • C. 

      Oligarchy

    • D. 

      Democracy

  • 2. 
    What physical feature made Sparta somewhat isolated?
    • A. 

      Poor soil

    • B. 

      Broad rivers

    • C. 

      Major highways

    • D. 

      Surrounding mountains

  • 3. 
    How did the citizens of Athens get enough grain to eat?
    • A. 

      They conquered neighboring farm villages.

    • B. 

      They shipped local products to Egypt to trade.

    • C. 

      Grasses good for making breat grew wild nearby.

    • D. 

      Every family raised its own food behind the house.

  • 4. 
    Which of these events most likely happened in the agora of Athens?
    • A. 

      People bought leather sandals.

    • B. 

      People voted for their leaders.

    • C. 

      Boys held a wrestling contest.

    • D. 

      Girls played music.

  • 5. 
    Why did Athenian schoolboys have to memorize everything?
    • A. 

      There were not enough books.

    • B. 

      Public speaking was important.

    • C. 

      They wanted to become citizens.

    • D. 

      Examinations were very difficult.

  • 6. 
    Which sentence best describes education in Sparta?
    • A. 

      Children did not learn to read.

    • B. 

      Children studied sculpture and painting.

    • C. 

      Both boys and girls got military training.

  • 7. 
    Why is Sparta said to have been an oligarchy?
    • A. 

      It was an organized city-state.

    • B. 

      The government had two kings.

    • C. 

      A small group held the most power.