Government And Culture In Athens

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Athens Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will cover the reading fluency Government and Culture in Athens. You need above a 70% to pass this fluency quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Citizens in the Assembly could do what to express their opinion on issues concerning their city?
    • A. 

      Vote

    • B. 

      Draw Straws

    • C. 

      Be a part of the Senate

    • D. 

      Declare war on a neighboring city-state

  • 2. 
    Match this definition with the word that fits: A lawmaking body of a government
    • A. 

      Senate

    • B. 

      Assembly

    • C. 

      House of Representatives

    • D. 

      PTSO

  • 3. 
    Who was the leader of Athens around 450 BC?
    • A. 

      Heracles

    • B. 

      Aristotle

    • C. 

      Pericles

    • D. 

      Pelias

  • 4. 
    A group of citizens who hear evidence and make decisions in a court of law are known as what?
    • A. 

      Jury

    • B. 

      Parents

    • C. 

      Assembly

    • D. 

      Helots

  • 5. 
    Pericles paid this group of people to be on the jury to get them to take part in the government
    • A. 

      Farmers

    • B. 

      Soldiers

    • C. 

      Senate members

    • D. 

      Actors

  • 6. 
    The search for wisdom and and the right way to live is also known as...
    • A. 

      Philosophy

    • B. 

      Citizen

    • C. 

      Assembly

    • D. 

      Learning

  • 7. 
    This teacher was sentenced to death because of his views on government and the social system 
    • A. 

      Plato

    • B. 

      Socrates

    • C. 

      Aristotle

    • D. 

      Pericles

  • 8. 
    This student of Socrates wrote down all of his ideas
    • A. 

      Plato

    • B. 

      Aristotle

    • C. 

      Socrates

    • D. 

      Pericles

  • 9. 
    What form of theater did the Greeks create?
    • A. 

      Drama

    • B. 

      Adventure

    • C. 

      Comedy

    • D. 

      Pantamime

  • 10. 
    What is the main difference between a tragedy and a comedy?
    • A. 

      People laugh during a comedy

    • B. 

      Nothing

    • C. 

      Tragedies are about real-life situations

    • D. 

      The main character dies in a tragedy