Greek Civilization Questions! History Trivia Quiz

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Greek Civilization Questions! History Trivia Quiz - Quiz

What do you know about Greek civilization? Could you pass this quiz? Ancient Greece adopted the Christian religion, which was a significant accomplishment. Another one of the most interesting facts about Greece civilization is the 300-year drought. The drought was the downfall of Ancient Greece. It caused the ending of several Mediterranean cultures, including Ancient Greece. Take this quiz to know what you know about Ancient Greece.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Athens and __________ came to be the two leading city-states that emerged during classical Greece civilization. 
  • 2. 
    __________spread the Macedonian Empire through the Middle East, across Persia to the border of India, and southward through Egypt.
  • 3. 
    Roman conquest spread more widely during the three __________ wars, from 264 to 146 B.C.E., during which Rome fought the armies of the Phoenician city of Carthage, situated on the northern coast of Africa.
  • 4. 
    The word politics comes from the Greek word for city-state, __________ . 
  • 5. 
    The first law code of the early Roman republic was the __________ .
  • 6. 
    In Athens, __________ encouraged his pupils to question received wisdom, on the ground that the chief human duty was "the improvement of the soul." 
  • 7. 
    The Greek mathematician __________ produced what was long the world's most widely used compendiums of geometry.
  • 8. 
    The Athenian dramatist __________ insightfully portrayed the psychological flaws of his tragic hero Oedipus. 
  • 9. 
    The most important legislative body in classical Rome was __________ . 
  • 10. 
    __________ gained control of Rome in 45 B.C.E. and brought an end to the traditional institutions of the Roman state. 
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