Geography Of Ancient Greece

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Geography Of Greece Quizzes & Trivia

Click on the web page "Geography of Ancient Greece" and read about Greece. As you read, take the Challenge. The questions are pretty much in order. Remember, SPELLING counts. Be careful. . . The Minotaur is watching you!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Greece is the southeastern most region on the _______  continent.
  • 2. 
    The country defined by a series of __________, surrounded on all sides except the north by water.
  • 3. 
    The Ionian and _________ seas and the many deep bays and natural harbors along the coastlines allowed the Greeks to prosper in maritime commerce.
  • 4. 
    The _________and Aegean seas and the many deep bays and natural harbors along the coastlines allowed the Greeks to prosper in maritime commerce.
  • 5. 
    What does maritime mean? 
    • A. 

      Of the sea

    • B. 

      Near the lakes

    • C. 

      Ocean currents

  • 6. 
    The Greek world eventually spread far beyond Greece itself, encompassing many settlements around the __________ and Black Seas and reaching as far east as India.
  • 7. 
    The Greek world eventually spread far beyond Greece itself, encompassing many settlements around the Mediterranean and _____ Seas and reaching as far east as India.
  • 8. 
    The mountains served as natural barriers and _________.
  • 9. 
    From early times the Greeks lived in independent communities isolated from one another by the _________________.
  • 10. 
    Later these communities were organized into ________ or city-states. The singular of the word is POLIS.
  • 11. 
    The mountains prevented large-scale _________ and impelled the Greeks to look beyond their borders to new lands where fertile soil was more abundant.
  • 12. 
    What does impelled mean?
    • A. 

      Coaxed

    • B. 

      Forced

    • C. 

      Ignored

  • 13. 
    The Mediterranean Sea _______________ Greece's climate, cooling the air in summer and providing warmth in the winter months.