Greece Social Studies 6th Grade

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Greece


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  • 1. 
    A fortified hilltop in a Greek polis is called a
  • 2. 
    The pupose of a _____________ is to teach lessons about life.
  • 3. 
    The olymic games were originally held in greece every four years to __________________.
  • 4. 
    The Greeks established colonies in other parts of the Mediterannean world to ________________________.
  • 5. 
    All citizens in Athens had the right to participate in making laws for their city this is a
    • A. 

      Democracy

    • B. 

      Oligarch

    • C. 

      Monarchy

  • 6. 
    When one person has the ruling power and the power is often inherited this is called a
    • A. 

      Democracy

    • B. 

      Oligarchy

    • C. 

      Monarchy

  • 7. 
    When rich landowners called aristocrats run the government
    • A. 

      Democracy

    • B. 

      Olegarchy

    • C. 

      Monarchy

  • 8. 
    Helped explain natural events and things the Greeks did not understand.
    • A. 

      Epic poem

    • B. 

      Myths

    • C. 

      Fable

  • 9. 
    This type of Ancient Greek literature describes the deeds of a great hero.
    • A. 

      Myth

    • B. 

      Epic poem

    • C. 

      Fable

  • 10. 
    Independent ___________ developed in Grecce primarily because settlements were isolated from each other by mountains and seas.
  • 11. 
    __________decided to pay office holders and jury members, this gave poor citizens more equality with the wealthy citizens.
  • 12. 
    ________ taught that people should use logic or reasonable thinking to discover new facts.
  • 13. 
    Built a military society with the strongest army in Greece.
    • A. 

      Cleistenes

    • B. 

      Sparta

    • C. 

      Euclid

    • D. 

      Aristotle

  • 14. 
    Alexander the Great thought of himself as Greek but he oriiginally came from
    • A. 

      Syria

    • B. 

      India

    • C. 

      Macedonia

    • D. 

      Thebes

  • 15. 
    Alexander the Great built a city by the Nile River and called it ________
  • 16. 
    The Hellenistic Era was
    • A. 

      A time when the Trojan wars were going on

    • B. 

      A time when the Greek built many city-states

    • C. 

      A time when the Greek conquered many lands

    • D. 

      A time when Greek culture blended with other culture.

  • 17. 
    Alexander the Greats' empire extended as far east as
    • A. 

      The Mississippi River

    • B. 

      The Indus River

    • C. 

      The Himilaya Mountains

  • 18. 
    The one thing that made the Greeks work together was defending against a common _______
  • 19. 
    The _____________ era was a time when Greek culture blended with other cultures.
  • 20. 
    Ther first truly democratic constitution was written by:
    • A. 

      Plato

    • B. 

      Cleisthenes

    • C. 

      Pericles

  • 21. 
    Purpose of a Fable
    • A. 

      Honor Gods

    • B. 

      Teach lessons about life

    • C. 

      Explain natural events

  • 22. 
    The law making body of a Greek city-state was the
    • A. 

      Polis

    • B. 

      Acropolis

    • C. 

      Assemlby

  • 23. 
    The _______ was an important part of a city-state because it was a market place, a meeting place for religious and political groups and many shops were located there.
  • 24. 
    Helped explain natural events and things they did not understand
    • A. 

      Myth

    • B. 

      Fable

    • C. 

      Epic poem

  • 25. 
    Type of ancient Greek literature that describes the deeds of a great hero
    • A. 

      Epic poem

    • B. 

      Myth

    • C. 

      Fable

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