Greece Review

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Greece Review

Practice for the Greece Unit Test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Leader of Athens during the "Golden Age."
    • A. 

      Aristotle

    • B. 

      Pericles

    • C. 

      Alexander

    • D. 

      Leonidas

  • 2. 
    Philosopher who taught by asking questions.
    • A. 

      Plato

    • B. 

      Aristotle

    • C. 

      Philip II

    • D. 

      Socrates

  • 3. 
    Persian king during the First Persian War (490 BCE)
    • A. 

      Darius I

    • B. 

      Xerxes

    • C. 

      Darius III

    • D. 

      Nebuchadnezzar

  • 4. 
    Blind poet who wrote the great Greek epic poems
    • A. 

      Plato

    • B. 

      Homer

    • C. 

      Sophocles

    • D. 

      Socrates

  • 5. 
    Founders of the first civilization in the Greek world, based on Crete
    • A. 

      Dorians

    • B. 

      Mycenaeans

    • C. 

      Persians

    • D. 

      Minoans

  • 6. 
    Led the 300 Spartans at the Battle of Thermopylae
    • A. 

      Xerxes

    • B. 

      Leonidas

    • C. 

      Lysander

    • D. 

      Themistocles

  • 7. 
    Philosopher who founded the Academy
    • A. 

      Plato

    • B. 

      Socrates

    • C. 

      Aristotle

    • D. 

      Homer

  • 8. 
    Convinced Athens to attack Syracuse in 415 BCE
    • A. 

      Themistocles

    • B. 

      Pericles

    • C. 

      Alexander

    • D. 

      Alcibiades

  • 9. 
    King of Macedonia who was assassinated in 338 BCE (maybe by one of his wives!)
    • A. 

      Alexander

    • B. 

      Leonidas

    • C. 

      Philip II

    • D. 

      Agamemnon

  • 10. 
    Philosopher whose interests included zoology, botany, political science, drama, and poetry
    • A. 

      Socrates

    • B. 

      Aristotle

    • C. 

      Plato

    • D. 

      Xenophon

  • 11. 
    Conquered the Persian Empire when he was only 32 years old
    • A. 

      Alcibiades

    • B. 

      Aristophanes

    • C. 

      Philip II

    • D. 

      Alexander

  • 12. 
    Military leader who convinced Athens to build a large navy (the "wooden wall")  after the First Persian War
    • A. 

      Themistocles

    • B. 

      Miltiades

    • C. 

      Leonidas

    • D. 

      Lysander

  • 13. 
    Commander of Athenian troops at Marathon in 490 BCE
    • A. 

      Pheidippides

    • B. 

      Darius I

    • C. 

      Miltiades

    • D. 

      Achilles

  • 14. 
    Built the first civilization based on mainland Greece; basis for the Greek epics
    • A. 

      Trojans

    • B. 

      Minoans

    • C. 

      Peloponnesians

    • D. 

      Mycenaeans

  • 15. 
    Led the Persians at the Battle of Thermopylae in 480 BCE
    • A. 

      Xerxes

    • B. 

      Darius I

    • C. 

      Zoroaster

    • D. 

      Darius III

  • 16. 
    Commander of the Athenian ships in the victory at Salamis
    • A. 

      Miltiades

    • B. 

      Xenophon

    • C. 

      Themistocles

    • D. 

      Pericles

  • 17. 
    Their written language ("Linear A") has never been decoded
    • A. 

      Mycenaeans

    • B. 

      Macedonians

    • C. 

      Minoans

    • D. 

      Persians

  • 18. 
    Philosopher who wrote many "Dialogues" starring his teacher
    • A. 

      Socrates

    • B. 

      Plato

    • C. 

      Aristotle

    • D. 

      Odysseus

  • 19. 
    Executed in 399 BCE for disrespecting the gods and corrupting the youth
    • A. 

      Socrates

    • B. 

      Plato

    • C. 

      Aristotle

    • D. 

      Alexander

  • 20. 
    Founded a city in Egypt and named it after himself
    • A. 

      Darius I

    • B. 

      Xerxes

    • C. 

      Philip II

    • D. 

      Alexander

  • 21. 
    Served as tutor to Alexander
    • A. 

      Pericles

    • B. 

      Philip II

    • C. 

      Aristotle

    • D. 

      Plato

  • 22. 
    This style of column is
    • A. 

      Doric

    • B. 

      Ionic

    • C. 

      Corinthian

    • D. 

      Athenian

  • 23. 
    This style of column is
    • A. 

      Doric

    • B. 

      Ionic

    • C. 

      Corinthian

    • D. 

      Spartan

  • 24. 
    This style of column is
    • A. 

      Doric

    • B. 

      Ionic

    • C. 

      Corinthian

    • D. 

      Persian

  • 25. 
    This sculpture comes from the
    • A. 

      Archaic Period

    • B. 

      Classical Period

    • C. 

      Hellenistic Period

    • D. 

      Gothic Period

  • 26. 
    This sculpture comes from the
    • A. 

      Archaic Period

    • B. 

      Classical Period

    • C. 

      Hellenistic Period

    • D. 

      Prehistoric Period

  • 27. 
    This sculpture comes from the
    • A. 

      Archaic Period

    • B. 

      Classical Period

    • C. 

      Hellenistic Period

    • D. 

      Jurassic Period

  • 28. 
      This building is called the
    • A. 

      Acropolis

    • B. 

      Senate building

    • C. 

      Parthenon

    • D. 

      Lincoln Memorial

  • 29. 
      This military formation is called a
    • A. 

      Cavalry

    • B. 

      Phalanx

    • C. 

      Division

    • D. 

      Scrum

  • 30. 
    During the Peloponnesian War, the area shaded yellow was called the
    • A. 

      Peloponnesian League

    • B. 

      United States of Greece

    • C. 

      Delian League

    • D. 

      Spartan Alliance