Greece Quizchap6sec1_2

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Greece Quizchap6sec1_2

This Quiz will test your knowledge on the important concepts and people in Chapter 6, sections 1 and 2 of your Holt World History book.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The term "golden age" refers to
    • A. 

      A time in which many gold objects were produced

    • B. 

      a period of violence and little artistic progression

    • C. 

      An era of cultural progression and artistic achievement

    • D. 

      An age when most weapons were made of gold

  • 2. 
    The famous Parthenon on Athens' acropolis was known for its 38 foot statue of
    • A. 

      Zeus

    • B. 

      Athena

    • C. 

      Apollo

    • D. 

      Odysseus

  • 3. 
    Art during Greece's golden age reflected Greek ideals in all the following ways EXCEPT
    • A. 

      It glorified human beings and traits such as athleticism, courage, and grace

    • B. 

      Public works honored the polis and showed love for the city

    • C. 

      It often made a useful object beautiful, combining form and function

    • D. 

      It was highly detailed, extravagant and "over-the-top"

  • 4. 
    The correct chronological order of these famous Greek philosophers is
    • A. 

      Plato, Socrates, Aristotle

    • B. 

      Aristotle, Plato, Socrates

    • C. 

      Socrates, Plato, Aristotle

    • D. 

      Socrates, Aristotle, Plato

  • 5. 
    The Greek word "philosopher" translates to
    • A. 

      Very wise

    • B. 

      Good thinker

    • C. 

      Lover of questions

    • D. 

      Lover of wisdom

  • 6. 
    All are TRUE of Socrates EXCEPT
    • A. 

      He believed students should be able to memorize important facts

    • B. 

      He believed education was the key to personal growth

    • C. 

      He believed students should think for themselves, not be told what to think

    • D. 

      He criticized democracy because many leaders were unskilled

    • E. 

      He was accused of corrupting Athenian youth with his teachings

  • 7. 
    A famous playwright in Greece's golden age was
    • A. 

      Homer

    • B. 

      Thucydides

    • C. 

      Hippocrates

    • D. 

      Euripides