Greece The Age Of Heroes Quiz

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Use questions in this quiz to prep for your Unit Lesson quiz on Greece The Age of Heroes.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the definition of a Dark Age?
    • A. 

      Human history before unlimited texting plans.

    • B. 

      The Mycenaean's military-imposed sun-down to sun-up light's out policy.

    • C. 

      The early teen years when hormones become active, confusion sets in, and the ability to make good decisions suffers.

    • D. 

      A period when economic activity, intellectual achievements, and the creation of artistic works slows down.

  • 2. 
    Two of the most famous tales to come out of the Greek Dark Ages were Homer's Iliad and The Odyssey. Which story was about the Trojan War?
    • A. 

      The Iliad

    • B. 

      The Odyssey.

  • 3. 
    What was the single most important thing that helped the Greeks leave the Dark Ages behind?
    • A. 

      The stories told by wandering storytellers.

    • B. 

      Rock-n-Roll!

    • C. 

      The invention of the wheel allowed more Greeks to travel.

    • D. 

      The expansion of trade routes.

  • 4. 
    What were the causes of the Greek Dark Ages?
    • A. 

      Volcanic ash blocked out the sun and crop failure.

    • B. 

      Poor leadership and the punishment of the gods.

    • C. 

      Years of drought and poor fishing.

    • D. 

      Fighting among Mycenaean colonies and the Dorian invasion.

  • 5. 
    The Dorians were simple people who defeated the more advanced Mycenaeans using weapons made of iron.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which of the following was NOT a result of wandering storytellers during the Dark Age?
    • A. 

      Improved roadways.

    • B. 

      All Greeks began to dress in the "Greek style."

    • C. 

      A common alphabet.

    • D. 

      A common language.

  • 7. 
    Which picture shows a Mycenaean town? How do you know?A. B. 
    • A. 

      Picture A. You can tell because it looks abandoned.

    • B. 

      Picture A. You can tell because it is fortified by a protective wall.

    • C. 

      Picture B. You can tell because buildings are made of stone.

    • D. 

      Picture B. You can tell because it's built on a hill.

  • 8. 
    From what does Mycenaean civilization take its name?
    • A. 

      In Greek, Mycenae means "hero."

    • B. 

      Mycenae is the Dorian word for "loser."

    • C. 

      From the legendary King Mycenae.

    • D. 

      The capital city of Mycenae.

  • 9. 
    Which of the following statements is true of the Mycenaeans? 
    • A. 

      The Mycenaeans became the dominant power in the Aegean Sea through conquest and colonization.

    • B. 

      The Dorians defeated the Mycenaeans with iron weapons.

    • C. 

      The Mycenaeans believed themselves to be great warriors.

    • D. 

      The Mycenaean's warlike nature led to infighting among their colonies and weakened their civilization.

  • 10. 
    Two of the most famous tales to come out of the Dark Ages were Homer's Iliad and the Odyssey. Which story was about a hero's long voyage home after the Trojan War?
    • A. 

      The Iliad.

    • B. 

      The Odyssey.

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